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Cook in Charge

Rotherham, Yorkshire
£18,887 to £19,650
Job Type
1 Sep 2022
Abbeywood School is expanding; we are opening a new school and an exciting opportunity to join our Support Services Team as Cook in Charge has been created. The successful candidate will get to work in our brand new kitchen, work regular hours with no evenings or weekends and have 14 weeks paid holiday per year. As Cook in Charge at our Witherslack Group School, you ll whip up delicious meals for around 50-100 staff, visitors and young people. Food hygiene is paramount and you ll observe all regulations. You ll also plan menus and consider nutritional standards. It s a great opportunity to build relationships with staff and young people alike. Along with a Level 3 qualification in Food Safety in Catering (or equivalent), you ll bring good organisational skills and the ability to plan menus. These menus must be well-balanced and encourage our young people to try new food. Having catered for large groups before, you ll know how to budget and order in bulk. An insistence on high standards means your food is always tasty and well prepared. Abbeywood School opened in January 2019 and like all of our schools, offers state-of-the-art learning resources and well equipped environments. Our young people will be supported in small class sizes, by well qualified and experienced staff who are able to offer an extensive range of academic, practical, vocational, sport and leisure activities, to support both a young person s educational achievements and social and communication skills. For children with complex, challenging needs, the level of care and education must go above and beyond. That s what drives us, here at Witherslack Group. Through our aspirational homes, schools and ethos, we ve achieved the highest possible outcomes. In short, we re enhancing life opportunities. Rewards We know you re going to do great things as part of our brilliant team. To say thank you, we offer a salary and benefits package that s among the best in our sector. In return for your hard work, you ll enjoy a competitive salary, full school holidays (including bank holidays), contributory pension (matched up to 5%), Life Insurance based on two times your annual base salary, comprehensive induction and ongoing training, Medicash Health Plan/Employee Assistance, and Cycle to Work Scheme. We ll also cover the cost of your Enhanced DBS check, which is a compulsory part of our recruitment process. If you would like to discuss the role further please contact Helen Cookman Senior Administrator on (phone number removed). The Witherslack Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its young people. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. We are an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community. For a full job description and person specification, please see the attached document
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  • Job Reference: 701341092-2
  • Date Posted: 1 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Witherslack Group
    Witherslack Group
  • Location: Rotherham, Yorkshire
  • Salary: £18,887 to £19,650
  • Bonus/Benefits: NJC37 3 - NJC37 5) + Outstanding B
  • Sector: Hospitality & Tourism
  • Job Type: Permanent