Woking Borough Council are seeking an experienced and dedicated candidate to assist our Head Cook in providing a lunch time and coffee bar service for the customers of St Marys. Our Assistant Cook also assists the Head Cook with ordering and maintaining appropriate stock levels and ensuring the kitchen cleaning schedule is adhered to. The St Mary's Coffee Shop is popular with passers-by visitors of all ages to the nearby recreation ground.
The ideal candidate will:
- have experience of working in a commercial kitchen
- have experience in working to the highest standards of cleanliness and food safety
- be enthusiastic about producing well cooked and presented food.
The Council offers in return membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme, discounted health and leisure membership, plus many more excellent benefits.
Training will be provided to help you manage the kitchen in the Head Cook’s absence.
Upon successful completion of the probationary period, you will work towards achieving a job specific work based qualification as part of your ongoing learning and development.
As this job involves contact with vulnerable groups, successful applicants will be required to obtain an Enhanced Disclosure Certificate from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Assistance will be given by the Council and further details will be in the job application pack. Woking Borough Council take a robust approach to thoroughly checking anyone who has applied to work with vulnerable groups.
The ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for this post. An assessment may be required. If you have any queries or would like to discuss this further, please contact the Human Resources team.
For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Becky Stevens, Catering Supervisor on 01483 743677.
Closing date: 15 December 2019
Interview date: 6 & 7 January 2019
Woking Borough Council is an equal opportunity employer and values a diverse workforce, welcoming applications from all sections of the community.