Assistant Cook – Vertas Group Limited
£11.00 per hour
32.5 hours per week ; Monday- Friday ; 07.30am - 14.30pm
Term time working - 38 weeks per year
Do you have Catering experience, or would you like to be trained to be an exceptional Caterer? We can help.
Would you like to work for a Company who are fanatical about engaging our colleagues, improving their wellbeing and developing their careers?
If the answer is yes to the previous questions, your new opportunity is awaiting you;
We're looking for a dedicated Assistant Cook at Cromer Academy who wants to make a difference and thrives in a challenging environment. This is a fantastic opportunity to extend your Catering experience, or to kickstart your career with extensive training in order for you to achieve your career goals.
Vertas is one of the fastest growing multi-services facilities management companies in the UK. Our passion is driven by putting our colleagues and customers at the heart of everything we do.
Values and Behaviours:
The Assistant Cook will have:
Great customer service and communication skills.
Passion for sustainability.
A Team player providing an excellent service across the Vertas Group.
The ability to make the best decisions with Vertas in mind.
Listening and responding to colleagues, customers and suppliers to achieve the best outcome.
The ability to adapt and respond to change in a growing organisation.
Main responsibilities include:
To assist in the preparation, cooking and presentation of all foods served in the unit as required.
To ensure that the health and safety regulations are observed and adhered to.
Adhere to the safe and hygienic working practices.
Help lay out food for service and maintain a high standard of presentation and cleanliness during meal service.
To assist in cleaning work surfaces, equipment and any other cleaning duties as required to the kitchen cleaning schedule.
To be able to operate cash registers where applicable and understand banking procedures within the school where necessary.
Maintaining an orderly stock room, ensuring stock rotation and correct stock handling is adhered to.
To ensure that the correct procedures are used when storing chilled and frozen and ambient foods.
To have an understanding of the Vertas’ Healthy Eating Programme.
To deputise for the Head of Kitchen and have a full understanding of all aspects of the job by maintaining stock book records, signing in records, tool box.
Vertas is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and the successful candidate will be required to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service and declare any cautions, convictions, reprimands or final warnings which are not protected as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013).
Non contractual benefits
Lifeworks high street and online discounts
WeCare 24/7 employee assistance including remote GP and counselling
Mental Health First Aiders
Vertas Finest Recognition Scheme
Annual Making the Difference Awards
Refer a friend rewards
Personal Development opportunities including Aspire to Inspire and self led learning
We want enthusiastic individuals with a positive working attitude to join our team of 4,000 colleagues across the UK. Vertas Group are an inclusive and equal opportunities employer who believe that our people power what we do. We aim to ensure that our workforce reflects the diversity of the communities in which it operates.
This job description is current. It may be amended in any way following consultation with the post holder to take account of changes or anticipated changes in the organisation or management of Vertas Limited