College Cook – Maternity Cover
Henshaws College, Harrogate
Closing date: Wednesday, 3rd Mar 2021
Hourly rate: £10.65 per hour/£16,367.45 per annum
Location: Henshaws College, Harrogate
Hours per Week: 35
Working Weeks: 38 weeks per year
Annual Leave: 25 days Annual leave plus 10 bank holidays (Pro-rata for term-time and part-time posts)
Contract: Fixed Term to cover Maternity Leave
DBS : Enhanced with Child barring
Henshaws Specialist College is a transformational place. Through our personalised approach to education, learning and care we empower children and young people living with a disability to progress and live life the way they want. Whether that’s preparing for employment, making friends or learning to live more independently, we enable our students to make their aspirations possible and goals a reality.
We are looking for a College Cook to lead our Catering Team.
Working within the catering team at Henshaws Specialist College, the Cook will lead the catering team to prepare, cook and serve food in accordance with defined regulations and quality, ensuring that high standards of menu design, food preparation, hygiene and health and safety are met on a daily basis.
The post holder will lead the team to work within DfE guidelines regarding current health, safety and hygiene legislation and the college’s Health and Safety Policy, with the aim of continuously delivering and maintaining high standards of customer care and quality within budget requirements.
Key responsibilities will include:
Provide a first class catering service, ensuring that the environment and meals are maintained and delivered to a high standard and quality.
Line Manage the Assistant Cook and catering team, carrying out inductions, absence management and performance management when appropriate.
Work with the Facilities Manager to develop menus, providing inventive meals, whilst taking into consideration the core customers (Henshaws Students aged 16-24), specific student requirements and supporting the objectives of healthy eating.
Prepare, cook and serve food in line with agreed menus, taking into consideration specific dietary requirements. Liaise with enabler and education teams to understand special dietary requirements for students and prepare meals in accordance with instructions.
To uphold Henshaws values of Informed, Sharing, Proactive, Inspiring, Compassionate and Empowering.
The ideal candidate will possess:
Experience of working as a cook or chef
Understanding of specialist dietary requirements, for example Dysphasia.
NVQ 2 in Hospitality and Catering or equivalent
Closing date Wednesday 3rd March 2021 – 12 Noon
To gain a full understanding of the role please read the job description and person specification available on-line at www.henshaws.org.uk/jobs or contact the HR department on 01423 814510.
Internal applicants can complete an ‘Expression of Interest’ detailing your skills and experience that are relevant to the role and email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Henshaws Society for Blind People aims to employ a diverse workforce and is committed to equality of employment and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. This role may require an enhanced DBS check, please refer to the job description for further details.
Registered Charity No: 221888