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School Catering Assistant

School Catering Assistant

  • Location

    Chigwell, Essex

  • Sector:

    Secondary Education

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  • Contact:

    Zeki Mehmet

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

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We are looking to recruit a Catering Assistant for a SEN school based in Chigwell. The position will be full-time, term time only.

Catering Assistant

Job Purpose:

As directed, prepare and cook food items and assist in the care and cleaning of the kitchen and catering equipment, in accordance with the Schools standards.

Work is undertaken under the guidance of the Catering Manager

Main / Core Duties:

The core focus of this job is delivering a financially effective and efficient catering service operating to the highest standards of food safety.

  • Provision of a high quality catering service to meet the Academy's needs
  • Prepare and cook food
  • Check food and equipment temperature and document
  • Wash up (manual and dishwasher)
  • Wash tea towels and dish cloths
  • Clean kitchen equipment, utensils, surfaces, fridges, sinks, ovens, floors, walks and storage areas
  • Serve food, including offering encouragement and guidance to assist students in making choices
  • Put away rubbish
  • Receive food deliveries, check off and put away
  • Keep records
  • Handle cash payments for sales
  • Order supplies
  • Cancel supplies when not needed
  • Contribute to ideas for menus
  • Be aware of special diets and need for individual food preparation
  • To undertake all specified duties in compliance with relevant food safety and safety legislation and to react as directed to future amendments
  • Attend to and ensure the cleanliness of the kitchen and surrounds on cleaning days
  • Be prepared to work some evenings if required
  • Attend training courses and meetings where required

If you are interested in any more positions, please do not hesitate in contacting Zeki @ Remedy Education