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Catering Manager
  • Employer: St Helens Borough Council
  • Reference: PEPX01
  • Published: Mon 28/11/2022, 10:19 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 02/01/2023, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week, 5 out of 7 days (one weekend day every week)
  • Salary: From: £22,369 To: £24,054 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: St Helens Metropolitan Council, Merseyside

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Catering Manager

We Are St Helens Borough Council

Located in the heart of the Northwest close to Liverpool, Manchester and Lancashire, St Helens is a transformational Council which is passionate and ambitious for the communities we support. We provide a wide range of local authority services to the residents, businesses, schools, and visitors to the borough. We can only do this because of our highly valued, highly skilled workforce.

Working together, our workplace vision and values guide our organisation, and the contribution of our workforce is key to our culture journey. Employees with us receive a wide range of benefits including well-being in work, financial benefits, ways of working and learning and development support.

Making A Difference as a Catering Manager in the School Traded Services.

We are looking to appoint a Catering Manager for Willowbees Café based within Newton le Willows Health and Leisure Centre.

The role would require you to oversee the delivery of a Catering service to the centre, based primarily within the soft play area but also providing a food and drinks service to members and visitors to the centre, and also catering provision for children's parties.

Within this role you would be expected to lead on the preparation, cooking and delivery of the food and drink provision, leading and training a small team of employees. You would be responsible for the day to day management of the service ensuring all Health and Safety policies are adhered to and ensuring a safe delivery of service following all HACCP management systems.

This role will also have the responsibility of the management of the tills and financial element of the service including the day to day procurement of supplies.

The Café operates 7 days a week and a rota based system will be in place for which you will manage certain elements.

As a minimum you would require a Food Hygiene certificate and would be expected to carry out an Intermediate Hygiene qualification and would be required to hold an NVQ Level 2 or equivalent in food cookery.

This role is subject to an Enhanced DBS clearance.

Interested to Find Out More?

You can review our full job description details, and person specification information here.

You are also welcome to contact us for a chat before applying by contacting Kim Waring, Team Manager - School Traded Services on 01744 676642 or by email at

Please note we reserve the right to close the advert early should we receive a sufficient number of applications and encourage you to apply early, to avoid disappointment.

Equality & Diversity

St Helens Borough Council respects and values the individuality that every employee brings. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds, who share our values, our commitment to inclusion, and who will help us on our journey to transform our organisation. Further information about Equality & Diversity at St Helens Borough Council can be found here

St Helens Borough Council is a Disability Confident Employer. Disability Confident Employers lead the way in helping to take action that changes attitudes, behaviours, and cultures for the better.

NOLAN Principles of Conduct in Public Life.

All Council employees are required to abide by the ethical standards embodied by the 7 Nolan Principles: Selflessness, Integrity, Objectivity, Accountability, Openness, Honesty, and Leadership.