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Cook / Catering Assistant

Our client is looking for an experienced school cook in Shaw, OL2 area.

Pay rate: 

  • £11.70 per hour – 30 mins unpaid break


  • Monday to Friday
  • 7:30am to 2:30pm, 32.5 hours a week
  • Term time only until mid-June

The Role:

To deliver a high quality catering service which meets the needs of pupils and the school, ensuring catering standards are achieved, maintained and delivered to deadlines and supervise a team of Catering Assistants to this purpose.

  • Oversee the day-to day operation of the school’s catering provision, to deliver healthy and high quality meals.
  • Plan the daily menus over a cycle, taking factors into account such as cultural needs, speciality diets and availability of related ingredients.
  • Prepare, cook and serve snacks, meals and drinks, including any individual pupil dietary meals, in line with National Nutritional standards.
  • Oversee the smooth running of pupils being served their lunches, snacks and drinks in the dining hall
  • Oversee that cleaning duties are undertaken and ensuring kitchen and dining areas are tidy, hazard-free, and the Catering Assistants are observing the associated risk assessments.
  • Order food stocks in relation to planned menus, and when deliveries arrive, to check delivery notes against what has been supplied and report discrepancies to the supplier in the first instance, raising issues with the Business Manager if they are not resolved.
  • Maintenance of authorised food stock levels and completion of stock returns by date required.
  • Undertake routine checks of equipment, cleaning materials, stationery and uniform

Key Tasks:

  • Supervision
  • Assisting and support of school pupils
  • Report incidents involving pupil welfare and/or behaviour
  • Complying with Health & Safety Policy and COSHH Regulations with regards to food equipment, materials and general safety.
  • Adhering to all procedures within the schools catering operations manual

Candidate Requirements

  • An up to date Enhanced DBS check is essential for this position
  • Previous experience in a similar environment
  • Friendly and polite manner
  • Comfortable working in a busy environment

For more information, please call us on 01706869444. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

  • Location: Oldham UK
  • Contract Type: Ongoing, Temporary
  • Salary: £11.70 - £11.70, per-hour
  • Start Date: 19-04-2021
  • Areas: Oldham, Shaw
  • Sectors: Catering
  • Reference: BW-COOK
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