Cook in Charge

Newman School in Rotherham are looking for a Cook in Charge. As the Cook-in-charge, you will be responsible for the preparation, cooking and service of approximately 80 meals per day and for all activities in this kitchen connected with the provision of a catering service.  Newman school is a special school and has a large requirement for special diet provision.

As Cook in Charge, you will supervise a compliment of staff and prepare, cook and serve meals in accordance with the School Food Standards. Relevant experience of large-scale catering is essential. You must demonstrate good hygiene practices and have a high level of personal hygiene. You will need to communicate and work well as a member of a team. Other duties include, portion control, special diets, the supervision of employees, work rosters, on the job training, health and hygiene, health and safety practices and other administrative duties.

The successful candidate will work closely with the school, helping with parties, buffets, school fayres and parents evening, you will be required to have a flexible approach with a caring attitude. Requirements to fulfil the duties include experience in a catering environment. A Food Hygiene Certificate, NVQ Level 2 Food Preparation and Cooking or equivalent is required.

For more information on the job, and how to apply, visit the Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council Website.

Closing date for applications is the 26th August 2021!