Chef / Cook

Pure Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Chelmsford, Essex
£9 - £10.50/hour
10 Jun 2017
10 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Chef/Cook - Ongoing Temporary Position
Chelmsford, Essex
£9.00 per hour basic / £10.50 (overtime rate)

Work Environment - This job operates in a prison kitchen environment.

The correctional facility chef/cook prepares and serves sanitary food to inmates. The position performs a variety of tasks and operations to prepare and cook a large volume and variety of food items for meal service. The position performs clean-up duties to maintain sanitary conditions in the workplace, follows standard practices and procedures, and complies with regulatory requirements.

1. Supervises inmate workers in the food services department.
2. Oversees daily production, sanitation, knife checkout and clean-up procedures.
3. Sets up and assembles the tray line.
4. Plans and types daily prep sheet for the day’s production.
5. Makes and bakes cake, cookies and muffins for the next day’s menu.
6. Checks production sheet for items needed from freezer.
7. Checks in food orders, laundry and all other deliveries.
8. Checks and fills chemical dispensers.
9. Maintains prompt and regular attendance.
10. Performs other duties as assigned.

1. Diversity and Inclusion.
2. Communication Proficiency.
3. Ethical Conduct.
4. Performance Management.

Preferred Education and Experience
1. Two years of experience in large-scale food production or institutional food service.
2. Food Health & Hygiene Certificate
3. Current Enhanced DBS or CRB