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Term Time Caterer - Powell Corderoy Primary School - Dorking
  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/780/18023
  • Published: Tue 12/10/2021, 11:51 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 28/10/2021, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Term Time
  • Hours: 25.0 hours per week
  • Salary: £10,595.88 per annum
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Dorking

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Term Time Caterer - Powell Corderoy Primary School - Dorking

Have you worked in the catering industry before? Do you have the skills to motivate a team of people?

Do you have a passion for great food and a desire to really make a difference?

The starting salary for this role is £10,595.88 per annum for 25 hours per week, 38.4 weeks per year. This position is predominantly Monday to Friday over the lunchtime period, although we are currently trialling more flexible options, so will consider job share. Twelve15 have Caterer positions available in schools across the county, as well as recruiting for flexible people to join our talent pool.

Based at: Powell Corderoy School, Longfield Road, Dorking, RH4 3DF

The Role:

Team Twelve15 colleagues are team players who work as one team, putting their passion and dedication into preparing and serving exciting, innovative, and tasty food to help and encourage children to develop an interest to taste and enjoy freshly cooked and healthy food.

This is a creative, craft based, practical role inspiring a team to produce an outstanding menu using fresh ingredients; therefore strong craft and kitchen management/supervision skills are necessary. In addition to using your flair and passion to create great dishes, you will also use your talent to record meal transactions, control and administer stock, order food and sundry supplies and take responsibility for the day to day running of a smooth kitchen.

Customer service is at the front and centre of the Twelve15 Vision and Mission, therefore you will be a fantastic communicator with an ability to work with our school clients and our customers to promote the benefits of the service and maximise participation.

The Twelve15 team are our greatest asset and we truly value the important role they play in feeding children and young people in education settings and our Vision supports this:

'We want to live in a world where our planet is cared for and the people living on it have healthy bodies and minds.'

We are very committed to developing talent and skills to ensure our team members are the very best they can be and have the opportunity to grow and flourish. If you want to be part of this great team with fantastic opportunities to showcase your passion and skill please read on...

Twelve15 are looking for:

  • First and foremost, a passion and skill for cooking
  • Excellent communication, teamwork, leadership and customer service skills
  • Someone who is creative and able to use initiative
  • IT and administrative skills
  • Flexibility: you will have a main base but occasionally we will need you to help at other local schools

Twelve15 can offer you:

  • Level 3 Food Hygiene Qualification
  • Full training and induction
  • Build management skills
  • Opportunity for internal progression
  • Our Superstar initiative recognises staff via nomination from their colleagues
  • Get involved with mini projects and theme days
  • Internal wellbeing champions and services available
  • A regular internal e-newsletter showcasing the teams’ fantastic work and positive news
  • Term time only hours that allow good work/life balance
  • Benefits and Life at Surrey

Do our values resonate with you? Does this sound like the right opportunity for you? If so, we encourage you to apply.

At Surrey, our values and behaviours are just as important as our skills and abilities. They shape who we are as an organisation. Find out more about the values we follow. 

For more information please find the full job description below and refer to this before submitting your application. We also invite you to read our Life at Surrey handbook to see insights of the culture at Surrey and how as a valued employee, you can help shape our Council. 

Additional Information

The job advert closes at 23:59 on 28/10/2021

We look forward to receiving your application. Please click on the apply online button below to submit.

An enhanced DBS 'Disclosure and Barring Service' check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) and the Children's Barred List check will be required for this role. This will be paid for by Twelve15.

Precautions and risk assessment are currently in place to ensure the workplace is Covid-secure. Regular lateral flow testing available on site or at community centres. PPE supplied where required.

You need to be able to prove the eligibility to work in the UK. You need a passport or full birth certificate, and proof of National Insurance number.

Our Commitment 

Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.