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Seasonal Cook - Nr Shrewsbury, Shropshire

Employer
Field Studies Council
Location
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Salary
Up to £22,582
Closing date
14 Jul 2022
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Seasonal Cook - Nr Shrewsbury, Shropshire

  • FSC Preston Montford, Shrewsbury, Shropshire
  • Up to £22,582 (pro-rata) per annum plus benefits
  • 37.5 hours per week.
  • Accommodation available during the season
  • Up to £2,400 pro rata Golden Hello Payment available (Terms and Conditions apply)

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Seasonal Cook to join our small friendly team, working at a field centre catering for groups of all ages, resident, and non-resident.

Work/Life balance - No late shifts. Finish time normally 8pm at the latest.

Typically, our core season runs from March until October every year. Seasonal roles allow you to experience working life in our outstanding education centres throughout the core working season allowing you to follow other interests and pursuits over the winter months secure in the knowledge that you have a job to come back to.

Overall Job purpose:

Our Cooks are key to the centre’s hospitality and catering team, you will deputise to the lead cook and assist with the quality delivery of service to our incoming groups. Invariably we cater for a wide range of diets including vegan, gluten free, vegetarian, nut free etc so require an experienced person to devise and cook meals for up to 150 visitors. You will also assist with the supervision of a small catering team.

We’re looking for someone with previous catering experience, a relevant catering qualification, a Level 2 Food Hygiene certificate and the ability to communicate effectively with co-workers, line managers and customers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Cooking and delivering of breakfasts and evening meals:  set mealtimes with one or two sittings and two to three menu choices at each
  • Ensuring all meals are produced in line with health and hygiene regulations
  • Accurately completing all monitoring and recording paperwork i.e. HACCP
  • Assisting with the compilation of a varied range of menus
  • Assisting with the induction and in-house training of the catering team
  • Provision of light lunches or packed lunches for residential groups, as required
  • Preparation of home baked items for packed lunches, afternoon teas and supper
  • Assisting with sourcing suppliers, stock control, and placing orders
  • Receiving deliveries and ensuring they are checked, recorded and correctly stored on arrival
  • Ensuring that catering equipment is appropriately maintained

We ask that you have –

  • A great work ethic where aptitude and attitude are key
  • A natural pride in the work you produce
  • A flexible and adaptive approach able to perform using your own initiative both independently and as a team player
  • A professional manner in all that you do
  • An empathy with the aims and objectives of Field Studies Council
  • A committed and proactive approach to personal development; motivated to learn new skills and overcome new challenges

Benefits

  • Holidays – pro rata of 28 days, excluding bank holidays (increases with length of service - up to 2 extra days)
  • Pension
  • Sick Pay
  • 24hr Counselling Helpline Service
  • Life Assurance
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Training & Development
  • Accommodation and food during working hours available on a chargeable basis
  • Happy to talk flexible working!

We look forward to receiving your application in due course.

Applications will be considered upon arrival.

Interviews will be scheduled to take place at FSC Preston Montford as appropriate.

Shortlisted applicants will be contacted by telephone and/or email.

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