Based at various schools within Surrey, the starting salary for this role is £15,803 per annum for working 30 hours per week, 40 weeks per year. Though this role is term time only, you will be paid a salary every month including the school holidays.
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?
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.
As a highly organised, personable, natural leader, you’ll be flexible and have experience of managing a team. Each kitchen is different so the ability to quickly adapt to the team and environment you are working in each day is important. You will be able to work quickly, and your enthusiasm and excellent communication skills will motivate the whole team to follow high quality standards and provide exceptional service. We will give you all the training and ongoing professional development you need to succeed.
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 and 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 & Mission and 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. 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 opportunity 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
- Someone who is creative and able to use initiative
- IT and administrative skills
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.
The job advert closes at 23:59 on 01/12/2022 with interviews to follow.
An Enhanced DBS check for regulated activity and the Children's Barred List check will be required for this role. This will be paid for by Twelve15. You need to be able to prove eligibility to work in the UK.
For an informal discussion please contact Lisa Botting by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We look forward to receiving your application. Please click on the apply online button below to submit.
From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from a generous local government salary related pension as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.
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 underrepresented groups.