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Catering Assistant
  • Employer: Lime Academy Ravensbourne
  • Reference: LIME-S/21/151135
  • Published: Wed 12/05/2021, 9:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sat 12/06/2021, 9:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time, Term Time
  • Hours: 12.5 hours per week
  • Salary: £5,997.72- £6,215.47
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Lime Academy Ravensbourne, Neaves Crescent, Harold Hill, Romford, Essex RM3 8HN, Essex

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Catering Assistant

Catering Assistant

Lime Trust Ravensbourne is looking for an Catering Assistant to join their team, on a permanent basis. The Trust consists of 8 schools, 4 special and 4 primary, in Cambridgeshire and North and East London.

This post will be primarily based in Lime Academy Ravensbourne, a special school in the London Borough of Havering for children with complex needs, including learning difficulties, physical impairment and sensory impairment, aged 2-19. However, you may be required to travel to our other sites.

Vision and values

The Trust’s vision is to provide high quality education for pupils through school-to-school collaboration and Trust direction, high challenge and high support. All schools in the Trust strive to improve life chances for all and be respected in their local communities.

The Lime Way:

  • Always working to be brilliant
  • Putting children first
  • Setting the standard
  • Building capacity-rich schools

The Values we embed in our schools are:

  • Respect
  • Equality
  • Self-worth
  • Partnership
  • Enjoyment
  • Communication (a voice for all)
  • Trust

The successful candidate:

The successful candidate will work with the Catering Team and the Senior Leadership Team at the school to ensure pupils receives good nutrition, promote best practice, and contribute to the aims and ethos of the Trust and its schools.

You will be part of a team that supports high quality nutrition by providing outstanding food and customer service to the pupils and staff at the school. We are looking for a candidate who will share our passion for delivering the best service, and exciting, fresh and nutritious food on a daily basis to pupils and employees.

 The successful candidate will also demonstrate:

  • experience of food preparation in a commercial kitchen environment.
  • experience of working with young people and/or within a school environment.
  • a good knowledge of food standards regulations
  • the ability to work as part of a flexible team.
  • excellent customer service skills

 Trust Benefits: 

The Trust provides a strong culture of collaboration, support and development, together with high expectations for staff and pupils alike. Benefits include:

  • A welcoming and supportive team
  • Hardworking, motivated, supportive colleagues and leadership teams
  • Employee assistance programme 
  • CPD opportunities, including support with external courses for career development
  • Enhanced maternity leave benefits
  • National pay rates
  • Cycle to work scheme

Recruitment timetable

Closing date:   12 June 2021

Shortlisting:    14 June 2021

Interviews:      TBC

Visits to our schools are warmly welcomed. Please contact the school office to arrange a visit.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo Child Protection screening, including checks with past employers and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS check). References will be taken up before appointment.