Experience Chef

10 Oct 2019
07 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Immediate Start
Temporary 8-12 weeks

Our Public Sector client, has an immediate requirement for a Chef to join their Catering department on a temporary basis for a period of between 8-12 weeks. The successful candidate will be responsible for preparing and serving meals to patients and visitors.
The menu and meals are pre planned and arranged to cater to dietary requirements of the clients patients. Meals must be prepared to the highest standard whilst maintaining a clean and safe working environment.

The role would be suited to candidates who have prepared meals for large volumes, who may also be looking move in to a position with set days/hours of work.
Hours of work will be: 5 days from 7
6am - 2pm, 8am - 4pm or 9am - 5pm on a rota basis. Total of 37.5 hours per week.

Ensure that agreed standards of food hygiene, service and cleanliness are met and maintained in all areas through stringent monitoring and recording.
Maintain accurate and appropriate records in line with organisational and departmental requirements
Report and record equipment faults or hazards to Head / Asst Head Cooks, Managers, Estates Dept.
Preparation, cooking and service of a wide range of dishes, for patients, staff, visitors and functions.
Ensuring standard recipes are followed to meet the food, fluid and nutritional guidelines.
Monitor food being served to patients, customers and functions for quality, quantity and presentation and that it meets orders / requests.
Ensure and maintain compliance with the clients policies and procedures (e.g.) Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP), Control Of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH), Health and Safety, Moving and Handling
Checking, receipting, safe storage and allocation of supplies and consumables in the most economical way.
Maintain through example, high standards of personal and general food hygiene and cleanliness within the kitchen and associated areas.

Knowledge of work procedures, practices and equipment for a catering service, including advanced food hygiene processes through experience or professional educational qualification to City and Guilds 706/1, SVQ/NVQ Level 3 standard.
Post holder is required to:
Have the ability to work as part of a team or on own initiative.
Have the ability to follow and convey instructions.
Possess effective communication skills, including non-verbal communication skills.
Ability to respond constructively to unpredictable situations.
Be calm, focused and able to cope with work under pressure.
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