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Catering Manager - Bristol

Employer
YHA
Location
Bristol
Salary
£25,000 - £27,000 Per Annum
Closing date
2 Aug 2022
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Job Details

We are looking to recruit a Kitchen Manager/Catering Manager for our YHA in Bristol, a former waterfront grain house.

Our kitchen manager role requires flexibility to cover different shifts and tasks. It’s an advantage but not essential that our kitchen managers have worked in a face-to-face role with customers previously. Experience** in hospitality or customer service would be advantageous, including the management and delivery of a quality service.

We are ideally looking for someone to work full time hours  42.5 per week and pay an annual salary of £25,000 - £27,000. We are not able to offer staff accommodation at this site.

This role may suit someone with previous Catering experience within schools, colleges, cafes, restaurants, bars etc.

If you would like to talk to us about the role pop into YHA Bristol or email jobs@yha.org.uk

Kitchen Manager skills and experience:

Proven experience of working with the hospitality industry or food prep industry would be advantageous and significant experience of food and beverage best practice is essential.  Qualifications such as City & Guilds 706/ 1&2, NVQ4 or equivalent level of experience, Food Safety Level 2 Certificate are desired.  Experience working knowledge of allergens and health and safety compliance requirements along with excellent numeracy skills and experience of stock control and waste principles to maximise profit is essential.

Duties vary so good communication* skills, excellent timekeeping and basic IT skills are advantages.

Knowledge and understanding of YHA’s core purpose and experience of working in a team are beneficial.

Kitchen Manager role responsibilities:

Our Kitchen managers are responsible for supporting the management of an operational budget and delivery of KPI’s, supporting with a wide range of customer facing duties across the hostel, delivering an excellent service to all guests and visitors, giving them a great experience of YHA.

Your day-to-day duties may include:

  • managing the food and beverage operation within your hostel
  • leading the preparation and delivery of food to agreed YHA standards
  • carrying out cleaning duties predominantly within our kitchen and food and beverage service areas
  • minimising food and beverage waste
  • maximising food and beverage profits

Our Kitchen managers may deputise for the Hostel/Deputy Manager, managing the hostel’s daily operation in their absence.

We are YHA.

A 90-year-old charity and social enterprise dedicated to connecting people with nature, the outdoors, culture and heritage through brilliant hostel stays and experiences. We operate hostels and activity centres throughout England and Wales and welcome all but specialise in creating opportunities for young people. As well as memorable holidays and short breaks, we deliver education residentials, group trips, and a variety of volunteering opportunities.

Our strategic priorities and working culture

Our top priority is ensuring YHA is for everyone. To achieve this, we need a diverse workforce that is representative of the communities we serve. We support equity, diversity and inclusion in all aspects of our work.

Our people share a common purpose: to improve health, wellbeing and life skills. Our culture is collaborative; we work together following core values and behaviours called HEART: Helpful, Efficient, Authentic, Respectful and Team-spirited.

To ensure we are reaching all, we capture equality information at both the attraction and onboarding stages of employment.

Please note in order to apply for a vacancy with YHA we require an up-to-date CV and a completed application form. 

If you require any assistance to submit your application, please email: jobs@yha.org.uk

Please note: YHA is committed to safeguarding and ensuring the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. The suitability of all prospective employees or volunteers will be assessed during our safer recruitment process in line with this commitment, this will include the checking of relevant ID’s for Right to work and a DBS application.

We do reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications.

Job Titles: Catering, Catering Assistant, Kitchen Assistant, Chef, Cook

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