Deputy Kitchen Manager - Pinhoe Primary School (maternity cover)

Posted 11 June 2024
Salary £27,955.20 pro rata
Job Type Part Time
Business Area South West Norse

Job description

Deputy Kitchen Manager – South West Norse

  • Location: Pinhoe Primary School, EX4 8PE
  • Salary: £27,955.20 pro rata, equates to £13.44 per hour
  • Hours: 22.5
  • Shift pattern: Monday to Friday, 09.30 - 14:00, term time only
  • Contract: Fixed Term (September 2024 - June 2025)

South West Norse is established in delivering catering, cleaning, and facilities management services to a portfolio of clients in the local region in partnership with Devon County Council, combining local knowledge with service delivery expertise.

As we recognise the importance of building a strong kitchen team to be a key ingredient to our catering success, we currently have a new excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic Deputy Kitchen Manager join our team at Pinhoe Primary School on a fixed term, basis until June 2025.

The role

As a Deputy Kitchen Manager, you will be responsible for supporting the management of the on-site catering team; ensuring completion of the preparation, cooking, presentation and service of food and beverages to students and staff alike are always ready on time and are both inviting and well stocked, always providing customer satisfaction. Within this role, duties will consist of:

  • Ensure the team always operate and uphold with all aspects of the current Health and Safety at Work and the Food Safety Act and all other relevant legislation.
  • Assist the Kitchen Manager with the Completion of all kitchen documentation on daily, weekly, and monthly basis e.g., Trading Return, Stock takes etc.
  • Using the till, handling of cash & card payments during break and lunch services if applicable.
  • Assist with the service of meals and refreshments.

Our Successful Candidate

If you are looking to develop within the catering industry, this opportunity will be perfect for you. We can provide full training and support for an enthusiastic individual to progress into the role and develop further within our national company. We will expect you to demonstrate:

  • Previous catering experience or willing to be trained in your new role.
  • Friendly and polite customer service
  • Capable of working to deadlines in a busy environment
  • Working within a team

Our Offer:

All of our employees benefit from our company pension scheme and annual leave allowance, and this will be combined with a number of local benefits and the opportunity for progression and development within a national organisation.

An enhanced DBS check will be required for our successful candidate, payment will be met by the employer. 

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.