Cook - Wakefield and Surrounding Areas

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Environment & Climate Change
Environmental Strategy & Climate Change
Venue Management
Wakefield and Surrounding Areas
Grade 5
£12,876 to £13,118-Pay award agreed £1925 per annum (Pro Rata)

The salary for this role includes 40 working weeks and 6.3 weeks of paid annual leave.

Apply now using our quick application form, you can log in using Facebook or Google, the application process should not take long to complete. The form is fully mobile compatible, a computer is not needed and you are not required to upload any documents. 

Competitive pay, great benefits, flexible working, excellent holidays!

We are currently looking for Primary School Cooks to join our team of skilled and enthusiastic staff working in schools in your area! We have many roles available and it is anticipated that you will work Monday to Friday between the hours of 8:00am to 3:00pm, during Term Time

Below are a few key points as to what we can over you in employment with us!

  • Could you support your supervisor in the production of healthy and nutritious meals each day? 
  • How does paid time off at Christmas and Bank Holidays sound?
  • Are you looking for a term time only role?
  • How does Monday-Friday sound? Get those weekends and evenings to do what you love!
  • Looking for great rates of pay, paid holiday, company sick pay and employee healthcare?
  • Want to build a strong pension fund? 
  • Are you looking for career progression? Kirklees Council offers unrivalled training and career prospects.

If you are interested in this role we would like to hear from you!

For more information about this job and support completing your application please contact Catering relief on 01484221000 or email

In order for your application to be considered please fully complete the easy application process answering the shortlisting questions.

This job is subject to a DBS check at the appropriate level, please refer to the Job Description/Profile.  A conviction may not exclude candidates from appointment but will be considered as part of the recruitment process.
We know there’s a wealth of talent among people who have a disability and we encourage applications from people with all differing abilities. So, if you need any support completing an application form, or any other format for the application or Job Description please contact the Recruitment Team for help by email: or phone: 01484 221000 and ask for ‘Recruitment’.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults and children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

03 January 2023, 11:55 PM

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