Cook Manager - Stradbroke High School

Posted 05 June 2024
Salary £24,376.60 pro rata
Job Type Part Time
Business Area Norse Catering

Job description

Cook Manager



The salary for this role is £24,376.56 pro rata which equates to £12.02 per hour.

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.

We deliver our catering services to Stradbroke High School and we are looking for a Cook Manager to work on-site on a part-time, permanent basis working 30 hours per week, Monday-Friday 08:15-14:15 during term time.

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 on a daily basis. 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. This will be combined with your ability and experience leading a busy kitchen team.

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;  

Alongside a positive working environment and a commitment to reinvesting in training for our staff, we offer:

  • Our Statutory Nest Pension Scheme.
  • 20 days Annual Leave (plus 8 Bank Holidays).
  • Statutory Sickness Scheme.
  • Access to Group wide benefits and offers.

All salaries for part-time positions are worked out pro-rata of the full-time equivalent salary shown in the advert, calculated on your contracted hours per week. 

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.