• Location: Swansea, SA29EB
  • Subject:
  • Hours: Full time
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Salary Range: £20,000.00 - £25,000.00
  • Language: English
  • Closing Date: 09 April, 2024 12:00 AM

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Senior Catering Technician

Senior Catering Technician

Gower College Swansea
Senior Catering Technician

About us:

Gower College Swansea is one of the largest colleges in Wales with a strong reputation for high quality teaching and learning. We have six campuses across the city with over 4,500 full time learners and 10,000 part time learners. We currently have a turnover of over £50 million making us a major employer in the region with approximately 1,000 staff.

At Gower College Swansea we are passionate about investing in our staff and looking after their wellbeing to ensure they feel supported in work and also at home.

The role:

To provide support to lecturing staff by ensuring that appropriate stock and resources are available and to ensure that the highest possible standards of hygiene are maintained within the Hospitality & Catering department and its ancillary stores at Tycoch.
  • Full time (37 hours per week)
  • Monday - Friday (to include one evening)
  • Permanent
  • £23,404 - £23,903 per annum
  • Tycoch Campus
Key Responsibilities:
  • Maintain a clean, healthy, hygienic work environment in all Hospitality and Catering workplaces to statutory requirements, while implementing all hygiene and safety legislation documentation (to include kitchens, restaurant, bar, storerooms.
  • To coordinate and implement cleaning rota of catering kitchens, training restaurant and all equipment (large and small) amongst the technician team. Issue, receive and ensure cleanliness of all equipment e.g. refrigerators, freezers, store cupboards, including the floor areas where required.
  • Source, order, receive, store and dispense necessary equipment, materials and ingredients required for practical classes and demonstrations, from recognised suppliers and relevant retail outlets.
About you:
  • Minimum Level 2 qualification in Hospitality & Catering
  • First aid qualification or be willing to work towards one
  • Excellent organisational and problem solving skills
Benefits for you:
  • 28 days annual leave, plus bank holidays, and the college is closed for two weeks over the Christmas period
  • Free Parking
  • A Local Government Pension Scheme with an average employer contribution of 21% (2023)
  • 2 staff well-being days
  • Access to holistic and complementary therapy treatments
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We welcome applications from individuals regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented within our organisation.

If you wish to continue your application journey using Welsh Language, please visit our Cymraeg site. We encourage Welsh Language applications as we recognise the importance of delivering services in Welsh, and the need to grow our bilingual workforce.

Gower College Swansea is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check and require registration with the Education Workforce Council for Wales.

The successful candidate must go through First Responder training and undertake the duties. Upon completion of training, you will receive an additional £50 per month.

Please note that we are expecting a high volume of applicants for this vacancy. If we do, we may close the post before the specified date, therefore an early application is recommended.

Appointments will normally be made to the bottom of the salary scale with annual increments on 1st August each year (subject to a start date before 1st February).