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Operational Supervisor - Catering

Central Depot, Brynmawr, NP23 4YF
Grade 5 (21,268 24,174 pro rata / per annum)
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The successful candidate will ensure the efficient and cost effective supervision of the Authority’s Catering Establishment and assist for the effective supervision of 27 School kitchens and buffets services.

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Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council Catering Department is looking to appoint an Operational Supervisor. The successful candidate will assist in the effective supervision of 27 School kitchens and buffet services within Blaenau Gwent and provide assistance to the Client function i.e. transfers of equipment, stock, and emergency meals and access equipment needs and arrange provision of equipment.

The successful candidate will also be responsible for quality inspections of hygiene standards, portion control and cleaning schedules within the kitchen area, for Health and Safety inspections covering all aspects within the kitchen area including the Food Safety Management system and to monitor HACCP in all catering establishment through daily kitchen inspections.

Essential qualifications for this post are as follows:


  • Professional cookery 706/1 706/2
  • NVQ level 1 & 2
  • Food Safety Level 3 working towards level 4 
  • GCSE C Grade or above Mathematics, English IT

To be able to prioritise tasks effectively and consistently meets deadlines in order to provide an excellent service and demonstrates a positive attitude to change and contributes to new ideas and improved ways of working is also essential to this post.

The position carries an Approved Casual Car User Allowance therefore access to a vehicle for work purposes is a requirement.

Thorough pre-employment screening is undertaken during the recruitment process. The postholder will be required to complete an application for a Disclosure of Criminal Records.

Closing Date:         1pm – Tuesday 22nd August 2017

Interview Date:       Thursday 31st August 2017 

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