Area catering manager PO2
  • Employer: London Borough Of Waltham Forest
  • Reference: Fam/20/139744
  • Published: Tue 08/12/2020, 9:46 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 31/01/2021, 23:30 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £34,884 - £37,722
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Waltham Forest

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Area catering manager PO2

London Borough of Waltham Forest

WF Traded Services

Waltham Forest Catering

School Meals Service

Area Catering Manager.

PO2: £34,884- £37,722.a. (inclusive) plus car mileage

36 hrs per week

Waltham Forest Catering is part of LBWF Traded Services.

We have contracts in over 50 schools both in LBWF and neighboring boroughs

Waltham Forest Catering is looking forward to welcoming a 3rd Area Catering Manager to join our energetic, customer-focused catering team.

You will report to the Catering Operations Manager.

 be able to communicate effectively on all levels,

Enjoy working in a vibrant diverse community committed to improving resident’s life chances.

An enthusiastic and experienced foodie with practical skills and an eye for detail.

Have Multisite Management experience.

Experience in the school meals sector and children’s nutrition is important to us but experience in a wider catering environment is also valuable to us.


You will be responsible for a group of schools within the main catering contract, this will include achieving financial targets, employee management, sickness absence, performance etc.

Developing excellent working relationships with schools, site-based teams, suppliers, other LBWF colleagues, parents/carers.

Monitoring Health and safety, food safety, training needs, procedural compliance.

Working with the team to develop compliant exciting menus, Allergen information and recipes.

Contribute to wider corporate initiatives.


Open honest enthusiastic and respectful.

Excellent Customer Care skills

Passionate about food

Good knowledge of School food standards

Able to work in a high-pressure environment

IT literate

Knowledge of Cypad and Saffron not essential.


Membership of the LGPS pension scheme

Up to 31 days A/L plus Bank holidays (dependant on the length of service)

Employee Assistance scheme

Employee staff benefits scheme, bike to work, health, and leisure discounts.

Working in a happy positive and energetic team.

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