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Chef Manager

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Organisation: Cambridgeshire County Council   Hours: 37.00
Salary: £23,398 - £24,964   Working Pattern:Permanent
Location: Grafham Water Centre   Reference: 14385

Closing date:

19 November 2017 at midday
This is a new position focussed on developing the successful management of the Catering department at Grafham Water Centre, so it is a great opportunity for someone to make the position their own and have a real impact!

About you:

We are looking for a dedicated and motivated individual who is committed to leading a team to deliver the best service to our customers and staff – a smile and a sense of humour is a must! We will be looking for the following in our ideal candidate:

• Level 3/Advanced Food Hygiene Certificate (Training can be given)
• Level 2 Catering/Cooking qualification e.g. NVQ 2 or City and Guilds 706/2
• Management/supervisory experience
• Excellent customer service skills
• Sound knowledge of health, safety and hygiene practices
• Ability to motivate a team and individuals

Please refer to the attached Person Specification for more details on the criteria expected for this role, and refer to how you meet this in your application.

About us:

Grafham Water Centre is a popular Outdoor Learning Centre based on the shores of Grafham Water reservoir in Perry, Cambridgeshire. We are a lively and busy residential centre catering for a wide range of school and youth groups as well as offering courses for both adults and children. We also cater for corporate and conference bookings. At the heart of all our work is our vision to change young people’s lives.

About the role:

The post holder will be expected to spend some shifts chefing, with the rest of the time focussed on managing the department’s staff, resources and budgets. The Chef Manager will ensure the highest standards of food quality, health and safety, and customer service. They will manage and motivate the team, providing support and training where necessary to ensure a high quality operation.

Please see the attached Job Description for further detail about the role.

Hours, pay and benefits:

• 37 hours per week.
• Some early, evening and weekend work on a shift rota basis. A typical chef shift is 06.30-14.30 or 11.30 – 19.30, office shift times can be agreed.
• Salary £23,398 - £24,964 (hourly rate £12.13 - £12.94).
• 31 days paid leave per annum (inc. time in lieu for Bank Holidays) increasing with service.
• Other benefits include access to a local government pension scheme, salary sacrifice option for additional annual leave, and an employee benefit card offering discounts on a range of venues, brands and products.
• We also offer reduced price access to Centre activities and courses for you and your family.
• On-site accommodation may be available at a subsidised rate.

Other info:

Applicants will not be contacted until after the closing date of 19th November. Shortlisting will take place the week commencing 20th November, and the interview and selection process will take place from week commencing 27th November.

Successful applicants will be subject to Enhanced DBS (CRB) Check and Medical clearance before employment commences.

For an informal discussion about the position, please contact Andy Hyland on 01480 810521.

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