Salary £17,481 pro rata
Various Part Time Hours working on a Term Time basis
Thurrock Catering Services provides Gold Food for Life, award winning lunchtime meals at 29 Primary Schools, 2 Special Schools, 2 Secondary Schools within the Borough, serving in excess of one million meals each year to children and school staff. Due to the Universal Free School Meal's for KS1 pupils and continued expansion and growth of our service, an opportunity now exists to work in a friendly and flexible environment within two of our primary school kitchens in Thurrock.
We are looking for strong, experienced Catering Assistants with a passion for good nutritious food and a positive 'can-do' attitude!
We are offering positions at the following schools with various hours:
- Tudor Court Primary
- St Thomas of Canterbury Catholic Primary
- Woodside Primary Academy
- Bonnygate Primary
You will be required to help organise, arrange and supervise all activities in the school kitchen, counter display and dining room area. You will need to promote and support the service by keeping abreast of new products, promotions and any changes in legislation.
Your main responsibilities will be:
- Promotion of the Catering Service and supporting the Head of Kitchen to keep abreast of new products & legislation,
- Support the Head of Kitchen and Catering Services to organise and deliver a high standard of service and customer care
- Support the Head of Kitchen with food preparation and cooking as required
- Participate in annual appraisals and any training required
- Support the Catering Service to increase uptake and business growth
Full workplace training will be given, which includes food hygiene and safety training. A flexible approach with a can do attitude is required together with a pleasant personality and excellent customer care ethics.
We offer competitive benefits to staff details of which can be found at https://www.thurrock.gov.uk/council-terms-and-conditions-of-employment/employment-benefits
Closing Date 27 October 2019
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Our vision - An ambitious and collaborative community which is proud of its heritage and excited by its diverse opportunities and future.
Thurrock Council is an Investors in People (IIP) Gold accredited organisation and committed to equal opportunities. As a Disability Confident Employer, disabled people will be offered an interview where they meet all essential criteria on the person specification. We champion flexible working and job share applications are welcome.
We serve a diverse community where people are different yet equal. Diversity underpins everything we do.