Randstad Education
23 Nov 2018
22 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
School Catering Assistant

Randstad Education require a School Catering Assistant to support in my clients SEN Secondary schools in the Torquay area.

We are currently recruiting for School Catering Assistants to work in the busy kitchens of our secondary Local Authority schools. As s successful applicant, you will have:
- Previous experience of working in a kitchen which can be fully referenced
- Level 2 Certificate in Food Hygiene or other relevant qualification
- Excellent communication and organisation skills
- A strong work ethic, the ability to work as part of a busy team of kitchen staff, and a professional attitude
- The ability to build a rapport with the students and have confidence dealing with sometimes difficult behaviour

The role is term-time only and consists of part-time hours around dinner breaks from 11.45am to 2.15pm. These roles are temporary in the first instance but could be made permanent for the the right candidate. This is a great opportunity to work in a busy school kitchen as part of a committed team with a great reputation, offering an essential service to staff and pupils. Responsibilities could include:-

- Preparation of the kitchen and dining areas, keeping them hygienic and tidy, helping to minimise risk of accidents and waste
- Basic food preparation and simple cooking
- Assisting the chefs / Head Cook / catering or kitchen management as directed
- Serving children and school staff
- Working a till
- Pot washing and cleaning floors and surfaces after lunchtime has finished
- Correct and safe storage of all kitchen items
- Ensuring compliance with relevant legislation at all times such as the Food Safety Act, and Health and Safety at Work Act

Our staff have a well-deserved reputation as being one of the top three recruiters in Plymouth and as a reward for your hard work and commitment you will benefit from:
- a dedicated, professional and friendly specialist School SEN & Support Services consultant
- competitive rates of pay paid weekly, which are fully compliant under the Agency Workers Regulations (AWR, 2011)
- 'refer a friend' bonus worth up to £300
- the flexibility to work when and where you want through our network of branches
- being part of a highly respected supply team and developing your own reputation within it.

Randstad Education is the UK Market Leader for recruitment within education. We have been helping teachers and support staff to find temporary and permanent roles in schools, colleges and nurseries for nearly twenty years. Working with over 2500 schools each week, our staff support over 135,000 children every day across the country, so we can find the right match for your skills. The Liverpool branch is one of the oldest and busiest in the country and has a dedicated team of consultants working across primary, secondary and SEN, and we now also have a dedicated section looking after School Support roles such as Catering, Technicians, Administration and Finance.

To discuss this in more detail, please contact Nadene Wood, your Specialist SEN & Support Services consultant, via email or telephone at the Plymouth branch of Randstad Education

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