Secondary Non Classroom Support - Catering Assistant

Location: Barnet
Job Type: Contract
Industry: Secondary Support
Reference: PE11177769
Salary: £60 - £70 per day
Job Published: 11 months ago
The Post :
To work under the direction/instruction of the Chef Manager in the provision of catering services to a high standard in the School Kitchen at a lovely Barnet School.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

1.To assist with preparing ingredients, food preparation, cooking, portion control and stock rotation to provide a high standard of catering activities in accordance with agreed recipes/methods.
2.To be aware of and comply with food hygiene legislation to ensure that food is prepared, cooked and served in a safe manner.
3.To ensure that cooked and raw foods are kept separate during the preparation/cooking/service process and that temperature controls are strictly adhered to.
4.To ensure timely and accurate preparation of routine equipment/resources/materials as required.
5.To serve food in our school servery areas.
6.To operate cashless catering tills.
7.To be aware of customer needs and that the food served encourages Healthy Eating for Schools.
Maintenance of Hygiene
8.To ensure the maintenance of a clean and orderly working environment, ensuring that all equipment, surfaces and floors are kept in a clean and hygienic condition.
9.To ensure that clean and dirty processes are kept separate.
10.To wear appropriate clothing/uniform as provided by the School.
Other Duties
11.To arrange orderly and secure storage of supplies
12.To operate every day equipment in accordance with instructions
13.To check daily for quality/safety e.g. routine visual checks of equipment, to refill and replace consumables and to report faulty equipment and other maintenance requirements to appropriate person
14.To ensure lights and other equipment are switched off as appropriate
15.To assist with minor clerical duties as agreed with the Chef Manager where necessary.
16.To have a degree of flexibility in order to deliver services effectively, as the post holder may be required to perform work not specifically referred to above. Such duties, however, will fall within the scope of the post.
17.To be aware of and comply at all times with policies and procedures relating to food hygiene, health and safety, child protection, security and confidentiality, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person.
18.To present a positive personal image, contributing to a welcoming school environment which supports equal opportunities and to contribute to the overall ethos/work/aims of the school
19.To be able to work individually and as part of a team.
20.To attend meetings, training courses, other learning activities and performance development as required.
21.To ensure that confidentiality is maintained in all aspects of work.
22.To ensure that the highest standards of customer care are maintained according to the School's values and to treat all users of the school with courtesy and consideration.
23.To be aware of and develop optimum performance and the corporate approach to customer needs as reflected in the School's structure and style.
24.To respect and comply with all aspects of planning, delegation of duties and disciplinary procedures necessary to facilitate the smooth running of the catering facility.

All candidates will need to have a valid, up to date DBS on the update service, or willing to apply for on. All posts are subject to satisfactory checks.