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Working in catering

If you’re interested in working with food and like being part of team, a work experience placement in our catering service could be ideal for you.


You’ll need to be able to carry out tasks quickly and competently, follow instructions, use your initiative and work in a team.

The tasks you may be involved in during your placement are:

  • helping to prepare basic food
  • helping unload deliveries from suppliers
  • organising the storeroom
  • washing kitchen work surfaces

You’ll learn about food hygiene, health and safety, and food preparation techniques.

To apply for work experience with us please complete an application form and return it to us as soon as possible as places are limited.

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If you are interested in learning more about careers in local government visit the National Careers Service website.