Assistant Kitchen Manager needed for permanent position in Blyth

Assistant Kitchen Manager

Assistant Kitchen Manager – permanent

We are currently recruiting on behalf of our client, a large educational site located in Blyth, Northumberland. We are seeking a dynamic Assistant Catering Manager to join the team and work alongside an established Kitchen Manager to produce fresh food for up to 1,200 pupils. Your hours would be 7am-3pm, Mon-Fri, term time only.

What does this role as Assistant Kitchen Manager involve?

  • Work alongside the Kitchen Manager to assist in the delivery of fresh meals in large volumes to tight deadlines.
  • Work with the Kitchen Manager to help plan nutritious menus on a four week rotation.
  • Deal with suppliers, take deliveries, order and manage stock.
  • Oversee a team of twelve catering assistants to ensure a smooth service.
  • Adhere to all on site health and safety policies, completing all records daily.
  • Stay abreast of government legislation relevant to school cooking.

The right candidate will:

  • Have previous, relevant experience.
  • Have a DBS certificate or be willing to undergo an immediate DBS check.
  • Be computer literate.
  • Be a great communicator, capable of following and issuing instructions clearly and concisely.
  • A methodical and organised individual with the ability to work well under pressure.
  • A NVQ 6100 in Professional Cookery is desirable.
  • Be a trustworthy and reliable character with professional integrity.

Why apply for this position?

  • Guaranteed holidays over the Christmas, Easter and Summer periods.
  • Work only Monday-Friday, sociable hours.
  • Work in a state of the art kitchen alongside a well established, committed team.
  • On site parking.
  • Ongoing training and development.

If you feel that you are interested in the role of Assistant Kitchen Manager then please apply today.