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Welcome to Team NPT

Join us and create a career you love

At Neath Port Talbot Council we look after a large, diverse, complex region of Wales. But our approach to meeting the needs of our 140,000 residents and over 3,000 businesses is simple. We recruit collaborative, talented people and offer them opportunities to make a meaningful impact.

Join us and you’ll be supported to gain new skills and build a successful career in a diverse and inclusive workplace. Safe in the knowledge that we’re right there with you offering more opportunities, more development and more support.

No matter what your job, we want you to bring your ideas and your unique opinions and perspectives. Because what makes you unique, makes us better.

Working together we can make Neath Port Talbot a great place to live, work and visit.

Find your place in Team NPT

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Permanent Cook

25 hours per week  - 2 Posts

Term Time Only (191 days per year), Monday – Friday (flexible hours to meet service needs)

Access Managed Services - available when required to cover various Schools throughout Neath Port Talbot.


You will be expected to have knowledge of the requirements in relation to preparation and cooking in large, as well as small numbers of meals for children.


You should also understand the relative application of cooking processes, HACCP, and comply with all Food Safety and Health and Safety Regulations and work to a high standard.

You should possess City and Guilds 706/1 and 2 or equivalent NVQ 2 and 3 Award in professional Catering. Also a Level 3 Award in Food Safety in Catering or equivalent.
Own transport is required for this post, which qualifies for the Council's casual car user allowance.


Neath Port Talbot Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Our schools are equally committed to ensuring the safety and protection of all children and young people and will take action to safeguard their wellbeing.

The recruitment process for this post will be underpinned by rigorous safer recruitment assessment to ensure that children and young people are protected.

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure (Child’s) from the Disclosure and Barring Service                               


For an informal discussion regarding this post please contact Mrs. Jayne Dennis, Catering Manager by e-mail at or by telephone on 01639 763506.

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