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The Royal Blind School, EH10 4SG
£21,703 per year pro rota
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Part Time
26.25 hours per week

This position has expired.

The main responsibilities and accountabilities of this role are: 

  • Provide high quality food for service users within the agreed budget.   
  • Direct and deploy staff in preparing & serving consistent & high quality food. 
  • Provide training to expected standards and quality of general food preparation, cleaning, health & safety requirements, particularly regarding the operation of equipment, and Food Safety  
  • Plan menus taking into account;  
  • Health Promoting School 
  • Hungry for Success Guidelines 
  • National Nutrition Guidelines  
  • Specific Diet requirements  
  • Specific Culture requirements  
  • Allergen legislation 
  • Source, order, receive, and check quality and invoice of stock. 
  • Ensure all recipes are up to date and being followed by staff.  
  • Ensure proper storage & labelling procedures.  
  • Maintain cleaning schedules. 
  • Liaise with the Facilities Manager with regard to function and additional catering requirements.  
  • Ensure Food Hygiene and Health & Safety recommendations are complied with. 
  • Ensure all Food Hygiene & Health and Safety records are completed and accurate 
  • Report any malfunction of equipment or fittings that require maintenance or cannot be kept to standard through normal cleaning procedures. 
  • Attend appropriate service user consultation meetings. 
  • Line manage kitchen staff (Kitchen Assistant) under the guidance of the Facilities Manager  
  • Participate in the selection, appointment, induction and training of catering staff. 
  • Deal with unsatisfactory performance and conduct of staff.  
  • Participate in setting & monitoring appropriate performance objectives and standards for staff through probation review & appraisals. 
  • Setting up and clearing of the dining rooms.