Have you worked in the catering industry before? Do you have the skills to motivate a team of people?
Do you have a passion for great food and a desire to really make a difference?
Based at Sandcross School, Sandcross, Reigate RH2 8HH, the starting salary for this role is £16,802 per annum for 35 hours per week, 38.8 weeks per year. This position is predominantly Monday to Friday over the lunchtime period, although we are currently trialling more flexible options, so will consider job share. Twelve15 have Caterer positions available in schools across the county, as well as recruiting for flexible people to join our talent pool.
Team Twelve15 colleagues are team players who work as one team, putting their passion and dedication into preparing and serving exciting, innovative, and tasty food to help and encourage children to develop an interest to taste and enjoy freshly cooked and healthy food.
This is a creative/craft based/practical role, inspiring a team to produce an outstanding menu using fresh ingredients and therefore strong craft and kitchen management/supervision skills are necessary. In addition to using your flair and passion to create great dishes, you will also use your talent to record meal transactions, control and administer stock, order food and sundry supplies and take responsibility for the day to day running of a smooth kitchen.
Customer service is at the front and centre of the Twelve15 Vision & Mission and therefore you will be a fantastic communicator with an ability to work with our school clients and our customers to promote the benefits of the service and maximise participation.
The Twelve15 team are our greatest asset and we truly value the important role they play in feeding children and young people in education settings. Our Vision supports this:
We want to live in a world where our planet is cared for and the people living on it have healthy bodies and minds.
We are very committed to developing talent and skills to ensure our team members are the very best they can be and have the opportunity to grow and flourish. If you want to be part of this great team with fantastic opportunity to showcase your passion and skill please read on.
Twelve15 are looking for:
- First and foremost, a passion and skill for cooking
- Excellent communication: teamwork, leadership, and customer service
- Someone who is creative and able to use initiative
- IT and administrative skills
- Flexibility: you will have a main base but occasionally we will need you to help at other local schools
Twelve15 can offer you:
- Level 3 Food Hygiene Qualification
- Full training and induction
- Build management skills
- Opportunity for internal progression
- Our Superstar initiative recognises staff via nomination from their colleagues
- Get involved with mini projects and theme days
- Internal wellbeing champions and services available
- A regular internal e-newsletter showcasing the teams’ fantastic work and positive news
- Term time only hours that allow good work/life balance
- Benefits and Life at Surrey
Do our values resonate with you? Does this sound like the right opportunity for you? If so, we encourage you to apply.
At Surrey, our values and behaviours are just as important as our skills and abilities. They shape who we are as an organisation. Find out more about the values we follow.
For more information please find the full job description below and refer to this before submitting your application. We also invite you to read our Life at Surrey handbook to see insights of the culture at Surrey and how as a valued employee, you can help shape our Council.Job Details
The job advert closes at 23:59 on 18th January 2022.
Interviews dates to be confirmed.
An Enhanced DBS check for regulated activity and the Children's Barred List check will be required for this role. This will be paid for by Twelve15. You need to be able to prove eligibility to work in the UK.
Precautions and risk assessment are currently in place to ensure the workplace is Covid-secure.
We look forward to receiving your application. Please click on the apply online button below to submit.
From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave (pro rata for part time/term time staff), rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.
Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.