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Job: Cymhorthydd Cegin Ysgolion Merthyr/ Kitchen Assistant Merthyr Schools
Job Ref: KA000-1623
Job Scale: Graddfa 1/Grade 1 SCP 5
Job Hours: Various
Location: Ysgolion Merthyr Tydfil/Various Schools within Merthyr Tydfil


Various Schools throughout Merthyr Tydfil
(Please see attached list for Schools and Hours)

Term Time only

Grade 1 SCP 5 - £23,500 per annum pro rata

Required as soon as possible

Responsible for the simple preparation of meals, setting up the service counter and dining areas, cleaning of catering operation; this is to include kitchen and dining areas to the standard as laid down by the Management.

A valid Level II hygiene certificate is essential for this position.

Please indicate on your application which school and hours you are applying for.

Invitations to interview will be sent out by email.


Ability to speak Welsh is desirable.

For further information please contact Fairyal Pabani on 01685 725000 or email

All new applicants are required to complete a 10 hour online Work Welsh Course. You will need to complete parts 1 and 2 of the course and must be able to evidence this prior to starting work with the Authority. For further information on how to complete this course please visit:

Application forms can be completed online at
If you do not have access to the internet, application forms can be obtained by telephoning 01685 725000 and are to be returned no later than 7th May 2024 2024 to HR Administration, Civic Centre, Castle Street, Merthyr Tydfil, CF47 8AN.


Ability to speak Welsh is desirable.

We reserve the right to close vacancies earlier than the closing date

Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council encourages applications from Welsh speakers. Application forms may be submitted in Welsh and any applications completed in Welsh will not be treated any less favourably than those submitted in English.
If you are successfully shortlisted for interview please contact to let us know if you would like your interview to be conducted through the medium of Welsh.

Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council is committed to protecting and safeguarding the most vulnerable people in our community. Rigorous pre-employment checks are undertaken for all appointments as part of our recruitment and selection process.

All employees are required to comply with their individual and organisational responsibilities under the Data Protection Act, the Information Security Policy and relevant supporting operational policies. Any matters of a confidential nature must not be disclosed or passed to any unauthorised persons or third party under any circumstance either during or after employment except in the proper course of your employment or as required by law, Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council or both. Any breach of confidentiality may lead to disciplinary action.

We value diversity in our workforce and consider ourselves to be an Employer of Choice, committed to promoting and integrating equality of opportunity into all aspects of our work. We welcome applications from everyone and encourage applicants from all groups and backgrounds to apply and join us at Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council. We are strongly committed to eradicating discrimination in the workplace and and ensure that no unlawful discrimination occurs in the recruitment and selection process on the grounds of age, disability, sex, race, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership, religion or belief, gender identity and expression, and pregnancy and maternity.