Chef

Recruiter
SkyBlue Solutions
Location
Portsmouth
Salary
£9.19 per hour
Posted
15 Feb 2017
Closes
15 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
POSITION: Chef
LOCATION: Cosham, Portsmouth (PO6)
RATE OF PAY: £9.19 per hour

HOURS OF WORK: 5 days over 7 including every other weekend when required
Shift 1 - 06.00 to 13.00 and Shift 2 - 11.00 to 19.00
Overtime paid for unsociable hours
Approx. 37.5 hour per week

DURATION OF ASSIGNMENT: temp role of 2 Months
KEY DUTIES: Working in a busy hospital kitchen
?Communicate information relating to food service requirements to staff and other members of the public both verbally and by telephone.
?Notifying the supervisor on any discrepancies from receipt and distribution of catering supplies.
?Demonstrate duties to new starters.
?Organise own day-to-day work tasks or activities and show initiative.
?Provide data on food service, matters including recipe and wastage information.
?Undertake surveys or audits as necessary to own work, e.g. customer satisfaction.
?Responsible for the correct operation of kitchen equipment.
?Adherence to standardised recipes and production planning whilst ensuring the most economical use of provisions.
?Supervise the serving of food and the maintaining good portion control and presentation of the food served.
?The preparation and cooking of food while adhering to all health and safety and food hygiene regulations.
? Secure work area at the end of the working shift.
?Lifting and storing of heavy provisions.
?Ensure safety regulations and safe working practices are being used. Report any safety issues to senior staff.
?Take responsibility for maintaining high standards of cleanliness within the department, including personal hygiene.
?Ensure equipment is cleaned properly and 'fit for use' by the start of next shift.
?Maintaining of minor records.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
NVQ/City & Guilds or equivalent experience
Essential food hygiene Certificate
Desirable:
*Relevant experience of working in the catering trade.
*Relevant experience of working in a similar type of establishment.
*Knowledge of special diets

PERSON SPECIFICATION:
Essential
*Basic standards of literacy
*Knowledge of basic food hygiene
*Knowledge of COSHH regulations
*Effective communication skills
*Effective customer care skills.
*Works well in a team
PERSONAL QUALITIES
*Trustworthy
*Reliable
*Motivation

OTHER INFORMATION:
We will endeavour to meet the individual needs of all our applicants and make any reasonable adjustments that you may require during the selection process and beyond. Please let us know what adjustments you may require when submitting your application.
Full PPE will be required and can be provided
Any successful candidate will need to complete a registration process with SkyBlue Solutions prior to start and present 'Right to Work' documentation
Full site induction given upon start
NB. Due to the nature of this site, security pass will need to be obtained and a DBS check on all successful candidates upon start

To apply for this role please forward your CV and contact details to or call on 01142 783 027

SkyBlue Solutions look forward to receiving your application

This is a SkyBlue Solutions vacancy and we are operating as an employment Business/Agency in this instance.
As an Equal Opportunities organisation SkyBlue guarantees that all applicants will receive equal treatment within our application and selection process.

We will endeavour to meet the individual needs of all our applicants and make any reasonable adjustments that you may require during the selection process and beyond. Please let us know what adjustments you may require when submitting your application.