As a Chef at Hurworth House School you will take full responsibility of the catering operation, you will undertake the planning, preparation and cooking of meals, research and create new menus ensuring meals are of a high quality and compliment healthy eating guidelines. This will include ensuring the cost-effective and efficient control of stock including placing orders for food products, check/reconcile deliveries and minimise wastage.
Our benefits include:
- Exclusive access to reward and discount scheme
- Comprehensive induction
- Commitment to your ongoing training and career progression
- Pension scheme
- Paid for enhanced DBS
- Wellbeing support
- Cycle to work scheme and more!
Hurworth House School is a SEMH specialist provision working with children and young people from the age of 5 – 19 years. It is an expanding school which has a bespoke primary provision and is continuing to develop. This is an exciting opportunity to work within an environment which provides a blended academic and therapeutic approach. The school employs a professional and experienced therapy team and are developing practice and expertise in a range of areas, leading to innovative and successful approaches for the most marginalised children in our society.
As part of Aspris Children’s Services, we are immensely proud of the career pathway and training we can offer you. We ask that you can demonstrate the values needed for a role, transferable skills and life experience and in return we will give you all the training and support you need to progress.
A Level 3 qualification or equivalent is an essential requirement, as well as previous experience preparing and cooking meals gained within a professional kitchen environment along with the following characteristics:
Communication – Communicating with our young people is vital to understand their needs. Good teamwork and communication plays a key part in ensuring important information is relayed to other staff.
Organisation –You will need to be confident and organised in updating menus, dietary requirements and reporting information that will be relevant to the care of our young people.
Attentive – No young person is the same so being attentive to understand them and identify areas where we can support is important.
Above all, we provide a supportive and collaborative working environment where you can flourish in your career and feel incredibly rewarded by helping those who need it most.
If you want to progress your career, Aspris Children’s Services will help you get there.
Aspris is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with Disclosure & Barring Service and at least 2 references which cover the last 3 years; for all our services we will request references from where you have worked with either Children or Vulnerable Adults. Please be advised that references may be requested prior to interview for roles within our Schools
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