Kitchen Manger Primary school

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Job Information

Date Posted: 04/01/2024
Closing Date: 01/03/2024
Location: Devon & Somerset
Job Reference: JOB-1943
Salary: £12.50 per Hour

Employment Type: Temporary

Job Description

We are looking for experienced Kitchen Managers to lead in the cooking and serving of food to pupils within the primary schools catering service. You will be expected to work in schools all over Devon and Somerset as and when required. You must have a transferable DBS and own transport due to the nature of the role.  

Main Responsibilities: 

  • Day to day preparation and cooking of food to agreed standards and procedures.
  • Responsible for the delegation of duties to kitchen staff, being the initial point of contact for any concerns arising from kitchen staff.
  • To work within the establishment’s budget for food, sundries, and labour
  • To produce healthy, nutritionally balance and tasty meals.
  • Always complete all kitchen documentation on daily, monthly, and annual basis as per procedures in the site operations manual.
  • Temperature test of food and record results
  • Ensure the kitchen is always a hygienic environment.
  • Maintain good communications with school staff and pupils with day-to-day customer requests, queries and comments.

Person Specification 

  • Previous experience working as a Kitchen Manager in a similar environment producing up to 400 meals a day would be a distinct advantage.
  • Knowledge of Cooking/Catering techniques and practices
  • Excellent time management and the ability to prioritise and organise your own workload.
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills with the ability to work on your own.
  • Enthusiastic and willing to go the extra mile where required.
  • Transferable DBS – essential
  • Transport – essential