Job Title : Senior Chef/Kitchen Leader.
Employer : Sodexo- Brize Norton
Location : Carteton, Oxfordshire, OX18 3JS
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Sector : Chef
Vacancy Reference : VAC-01381
Brief Description : Sodexo are looking to appoint a new Senior Chef/Kitchen Leader to build on their previous kitchen experience and complete a Level 3 Senior production Chef qualification as well as run the Kitchen at this busy RAF Sodexo site.
Qualifications Required : Must have one of the following qualification’s or equivalent; BSC (Catering), MHCIM, HND, City and Guild 706/1 and 2, NVQ level 2 and 3 and possess an intermediate level food safety
Vacancy Detail : To supervise all services within the catering and/or Mess operational business area
To ensure standards of service detailed in the service level agreement, KPIs and within the schedules of the contractual terms and conditions are achieved, maintained and developed for assigned operational business area
To motivate and supervise chefs/kitchen porters and assist in training programmes. Ensuring appropriate staffing levels are in place for the output
To supervise all aspects of performance of an assigned group of direct reports
This is a Senior Role and will require applicants to have some supervisory/Team Leader experience in a catering business or organisation day to day responsibilities will be:
- Opening and closedown procedures, management of Stock, Equipment and Resources.
- Adhere to all Health and safety, food hygiene and reporting procedures including supervisory duties and staff training where necessary.
-Ensure that the highest standards of food are delivered: Nutritionally, Visually and Seasonally where possible.
- Lead and promote the benefits of the Sodexo Catering Services to increase uptake and meal numbers where possible.
Number of Positions Available : 1
Working Week : 37 p/w 5 days over 7.
Salary : £425.50 Per Week
Application Deadline Date : 19/01/2019
Possible Start Date : 04/02/2019
Personal Qualities : Previous experience of working in catering and/or Mess operational role
Must be able to demonstrate effective verbal and written communication
Able to work on own initiative within a team environment
Able to demonstrate attention to detail and adherence to standards
Knowledge/qualification in Health & Safety and Food Safety
Able to demonstrate working knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel and Outlook)
Skills Required : Contribution to gross profits and improvements to budget performance as determined by segment business objective
The improvement and monitoring in health and safety, environment, risk, client satisfaction and quality.
Monitor and reduce waste to agreed targets
Be a role model for chefs within their team
Demonstrate and encourage good customer services skills
Future Prospects : Promotion prospects are positive across Sodexo
Training to be Provided : Senior Chef Production Cooking apprenticeship including Functional Skills Maths (Level 2), Functional Skills English (Level 2)
Other Information : JD available on request
Things to consider : There will be a requirement to work functions (often additional hours - paid)
Working alongside military personnel
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