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Cook Peripatetic

Central Depot, Brynmawr, NP23 4YF
Grade 4 (18,070 - 20,661 per annum, pro rata)
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Job Summary

To work and cover for all posts within Blaenau Gwent catering taking responsibility for organising and supervising the production of meals and for supervising staff.


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An opportunity has arisen for an experienced cook to provide cover in the Catering section of the Environment & Regeneration department. Working under the supervision of the Assistant Team Leader / Catering Manager, you will work to Blaenau Gwent catering policies and guidelines to prepare and serve well cooked, appetising meals and to ensure food, cleaning materials and sundry supplies are ordered regularly and accurately.

You will organise and supervise the work of other members of staff, paying particular attention to hygiene, sickness, The Food Safety Management System and Health and Safety procedures. If required, you will also travel to any kitchen to carry out kitchen checks and you may also be required to carry out some duties within the Catering office.

You will also be required to keep full and accurate entries and records in all books, forms and central IT systems in accordance with administrative procedures and to make relevant returns to the Administration Office and financial procedures (including handling cash).

Essential qualifications to the role are City & Guilds 706/1, 706/2 or NVQ Level 1/2 in Catering and Food Safety Level 2 and 3. Experience of working in a catering field is also essential as is practical catering skills.

The peripatetic 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 post holder will be required to complete an application for a Disclosure of Criminal Records.


Closing Date                    1:00pm – 22nd August 2017

Interview Date                  31st August 2017

Practical Assessment:     1st September 2017 

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