Catering Assistant - flexible hours
CATERING ASSISTANTS – Mersea Outdoors
Essex Outdoors, Essex County Council’s Outdoor Education Service, is looking for experienced Catering Assistants to work during the summer season from May – September 2018.
£8.01 per hour pay rate – up to 35 hours per week
Catering Assistants will be customer facing and should possess a keen and can do attitude.
Working on one of our very busy sites and as part of a team you will assist Chefs and Cooks in providing quality meals for up to 500 residential visitors. You may be required to work morning and/or afternoon shifts on a 5 out of 7 day rota basis.
You will assist the Chefs and Catering Manager in the production, serving and cleaning of all aspects in the operation of ensuring all food hygiene and health and safety rules and regulations are adhered to.
You will deal with customers on a regular basis and respond to their needs in order to maintain exceptional service levels at all times.
A team player attitude is required to help assist the Centre in achieving increased results through improved sales, reduced costs and ensuring consistent and reliable service is achieved and maintained for all our customers.
Experience in catering for high numbers would be an advantage.
There may be an opportunity to extend some seasonal contracts further into 2018, depending on business need.
• Responsible for cleaning of designated areas to a hygienic condition
• Responsible for basic preparation and cooking of food
• To ensure that facilities are as clean as reasonably practicable and adequately stocked
• To maintain a high standard of personal and general cleanliness and hygiene to comply with statutory regulations.
• To use of powered cleaning and catering equipment in accordance with the relevant safety requirements
Essex County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.
Please note that Essex County Council has determined that the off-payroll working rules will apply to this assignment and where a worker elects to provide their services through an intermediary (such as a personal services company) then income tax and primary national insurance contributions will be deducted at source from any payments made to the intermediary.
As part of employment with Essex County Council should your role require a DBS check you will be required to register with the DBS update service. The DBS update service ensures all registered DBS certificates are kept up to date and allows authorised parties to view the status of your certificate. This is an annual subscription and you will be responsible for ensuring this is maintained. For further information on the DBS update service please visit: https://www.gov.uk/dbs-update-service
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