Cook jobs with our catering team

Working with our team in schools

Two people serving food to primary school pupilsWe’re looking for new talent to join our professional catering team in local schools and buildings across the city. Our excellent catering service continues to grow providing 18,000 freshly cooked meals to pupils across the city. 

If you've a passion for catering but are tired with working nights and weekends this Monday to Friday role is perfect for you! You may also be able to work close to where you live as we have vacancies in different areas of the city.

You'll play a vital role in assisting the unit manager to deliver a high quality meal service to thousands of pupils in Edinburgh every day.  As a Cook 3, you'll work closely with the unit manager to produce nutritious hot and cold meals, provide high standards of customer care and help develop the team. These roles are a great stepping stone into management.

Why work with the Council?

We offer great benefits and conditionsCooks being trained by chef in kitchen

  • above market rates - £18,297 - £18, 579 (pro rata)
  • flexible hours to suit
    • morning, evening or daytime
    • from 20 - 30 hours
  • sessional hours (school term time only) available on some posts
  • paid annual leave
  • excellent pension scheme
  • opportunities to progress your career
  • colleague discount scheme.

We offer an environment in which workers are valued and respected, and we focus on training and development.

Apply online now

We've vacancies for assistnant cook (Cook 3) jobs in the north-east of the city. We also have catering assistant (Cook 1) jobs available. Apply online on myjobscotland. Closing date is 19 August.