- £19415 pro rata
- Contract Type:
- Kent, England
- DAR 0145
- Contract Type:
Job Title: Catering Manager
Location: Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £19415 pro rata
Swanstaff Recruitment is an award winning agency working on behalf of its prestigious client in the education sector who is currently looking for an experienced Catering Manager. The role is full time and permanent offering an excellent salary package .This is an exciting and unique opportunity.
To ensure the catering unit is operated to the highest standards possible, adhering to all relevant school, local authority and national policies and standards resulting in a high quality food service.
37 hours per week, 39 weeks per year (term-time plus 1 week). Hours to be worked flexibly to suit the needs of the catering department.
- Catering Standards
Compile and produce menus that meet the Government’s nutritional standards. Ensure that all food storage, handling, preparation and service are carried out to the prescribed standards of quality, cost, hygiene and safety.
- Budget Controls
Maintain all the established financial control systems, and operate the catering budget within the set financial targets for food and other areas of expenditure, achieving best value for money at all times. Operate effective stock control to minimize waste.
Observe and implement Kent County Council’s Food Hygiene Policy to comply with Food Safety Regulations in all aspects of food handling, kitchen cleanliness (COSSH) and staff personal hygiene and to follow the school’s Health and Safety Policy, reporting any concerns to the Health & Safety Officer. Carry out frequent risk assessments and security checks.
- Staffing responsibilities
Selection, recruitment and training/induction of new catering staff conforming to employment legislation and observing the school’s personnel and training procedures.
Monitoring and supervision of the work of the catering staff in meal preparation and related activities.
To maintain good working relationships with all the school’s staffing teams and within the catering team.
- Staff Management
To lead and manage the catering team and ensure all supervisory procedures are maintained and to support Broomhill Bank School’s Continuous Professional Development policy. To focus on the strengths and requirements of all individuals and provide a supportive open environment to enable them to further develop their skills and knowledge and have the opportunity to reach their full potential.
Meals to be prepared and cooked and ensure these are provided on time and served at the correct temperatures. Provide a range of additional and function catering as requested, e.g. Christmas events, staff training days.
- Development of the catering service
To provide a diverse and tailored meals’ service allowing for special dietary needs as required. Provide special additional services to complement the day to day running of the school, for example, Christmas events. To constantly be responsive and open to new ideas and change for future catering and school developments.
To continually review, develop and improve systems, processes and services in support of the school’s pursuit of excellence in all areas.
- ?Good understanding of food hygiene, nutritional standards and special diets
- ?Certificate in Food Hygiene (can be acquired after appointment)
- ?Able to menu plan, operate portion control and cook for 100+
- ?Ability to manage a budget
- ?Knowledge of operation and use of a range of kitchen equipment and cleaning equipment.
- ?Willingness to undergo training as required
- ?Awareness of the need for Child Protection legislation and procedures in a school setting.
- ?Good time management skills.
- ?Must have ability to critically evaluate own performance, and receive/respond positively to guidance and support.
- ?Confident with I.T. and prepared to learn new computer management systems
Applicants for this positions must have:
- Full clean driving license
- Clean and transferable CRB
Apply now or call Tom Kurczab in our Dartford branch!
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