Cook Manager - Ellacombe

Posted 14 May 2024
Salary £14.02 Per Hour
Job Type Part Time
Business Area NorseCare

Job description

Cook Manager


£14.02 per hour 

40 hours per week

Norse Catering work in partnership with a growing number of schools, care homes and businesses across the Norfolk and Suffolk region to deliver meal services throughout the day. Utilising local and fresh produce, Norse deliver an exceptional customer service whilst ensuring nutrition and variety for their clients.

At Ellacombe in Norwich we are recruiting for a Cook Manager to join our dedicated team in providing exceptional customer service and delicious, home-cooked meals to our residents. This is an exciting opportunity for someone with a true passion for cooking healthy, balanced meals to gain industry experience within a busy, professional kitchen.

This position is working 40 hours per week working across a fixed, two-week shift pattern as below:

  • Week One: Mon, Tues, Thurs & Fri 07:30 – 18:30
  • Week Two: Mon, Tues, Sat & Sun 07:30 – 18:30

Your Duties:

As a Cook Manager, you will drive the on-site delivery of our catering service, leading the preparation and cooking of fresh meals. You will help our managers design and implement menus focused around utilising locally sourced and healthy ingredients, ensuring the service we deliver is nutritious.

  • Assist in the preparation, cooking and presentation of food to the highest standard
  • Manage and guide the catering team
  • Contribute to high levels of customer service
  • Comply and have full knowledge of regulations regarding Health & Safety, ensuring that best food practices and hygiene procedures are adhered to.

Our Ideal Candidate:

Previous experience within a busy kitchen environment is required for the role, with your ability to take the lead on meal preparation and delivery.

Your experience will be complemented by industry recognised qualifications, including Food Hygiene, Manual Handling and basic health and safety.

We are happy to provide on-going support and training if you are looking to develop and will expect you to be a point of contact on-site for our client. Your ability to communicate effectively will be important, as well as ensuring the agreed customer service level is maintained and developed.

Our Offer:

We can offer full training and support within the role, as well as the opportunity to develop within a national company. You will also benefit from an annual leave entitlement, pension scheme, and a variety of wider benefits.

***An enhanced DBS check will be required for our successful candidate, payment will be met by the employer. Please ******click here ***for details of our DBS policy relating to the recruitment of ex-offenders.

We are committed to employment practices and behaviours which encourage diversity, promote equality of treatment and eliminate unlawful and or unfair discrimination.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy once we have received sufficient applications. If you have not been contacted within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has not been successful and will not be progressed to the next stage.