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Posted December 6, 2018

Catering Team Leader



25000 per annum

About us:

We are currently recruiting two Catering Team Leaders to co-ordinate an efficient catering team to maintain a clean, safe working environment adhering to health and safety working practises and food hygiene regulations and to assist in the delivery of all catering services to patients, staff and visitors within the hospital.

Key Responsibilities:

Compliance with HACCP requirements at all times

Supervision, allocation, direction and monitoring of catering assistants

Arranging duty rotas, annual leave and sickness cover

Assist in the development of departmental procedures and protocols.

Compile and maintain work schedules

Deliver ward stores and supplies to wards and departments when appropriate

Comply with departmental policies and procedures to provide an effective and efficient service.

Report faults and hazards

Ensure goods are stored correctly and stock is used on a rotational basis.

Ensure strict hygiene standards are maintained in line with Food Hygiene Regulations

Ensure compliance with Health and Safety Regulations

Participate in recruitment, training, absent management and personal development of Catering Assistants

Compilation of payroll data.

Reconciling of cash taking from Vending, retail outlets and Restaurant in accordance with departmental procedures.

Participate in implementation of Serco Policies and Procedures

Responsible for securing and locking department at end of service

Occasionally required to conduct investigatory interviews

Skills and Experience:

Supervising other staff, monitoring work standards and team working essential.

Cash handling reconciliation banking procedures

Office knowledge - excel spread sheet (good to have)

Good communication skills including a good telephone manner

Excellent customer care skills

Knowledge of working with chemicals for cleaning / COSSH awareness

Previous large scale catering experience

Intermediate Food Hygiene Certificate (essential)

Institute of Leadership and Management, level 2 (ILM) or equivalent. (essential)

Date posted: 06/12/2018