• Location: Caldicot, Monmouthshire, NP26 4HD
  • Subject: Assistant Cook
  • Hours: Part Time
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary Type: Annually
  • Salary Range: £23,500 - £24,702
  • Language: English
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Assistant Cook

Monmouthshire County Council
Your responsibilities are to:-

• To assist the Cook in Charge as required in the production of meals and food service.

• To undertake the full range of cook’s duties in the absence of the cook in charge to include all administrative duties and procedures.

• To serve in a temporary capacity as cook at any location when required, within a reasonable distance, where the cook in charge is absent from duty. Monmouthshire Catering will pay any additional travelling expenses incurred equal to the difference between the cost of travelling from home to the new place of work and from home to the old place of work, based on public transport rates.

• To possess a CIEH Level 3 Award in Supervising Food Safety in Catering Qualification (training will be given if not already achieved)

• To work as a member of Monmouthshire’s Catering Team at any educational site.

• To undertake any training considered necessary for the post.

• To observe any requirements outlined by the Monmouthshire Catering Quality Procedural Manual in relation to quality standards.

• To observe Health and Safety regulations.

• To abide by the principles and practice of equality of opportunity as laid down in the Council’s Equal Opportunities Policy.

How will we know if you are the right person for the role? As the successful candidate you will have demonstrated:-

• Previous kitchen/cooking experience.

• The ability to communicate effectively and efficiently with staff and management both verbally and in writing.

• Previous experience of record keeping.

• Flexibility and be versatile in order to work under pressure at different educational sites.

• A commitment to achieving a Basic Food Hygiene qualification if not already achieved (full training will be provided).

• The ability to work as a team.

• The ability to ensure the safety of themselves and staff at all times.

• Willingness to follow all Monmouthshire catering procedures, policies and apply appropriately.

• Willingness to undertake and practice Health & Safety procedures to comply with legislation.

• Willingness to abide by the Council’s Equal Opportunities policy including undertaking appropriate equality awareness training;

• Willingness to undertake any training appropriate to the post as and when appropriate.

• Welsh Desirable.
You may be required to learn or improve your existing skills through attending staff Welsh language training funded by the council. This will be implemented if a need for Welsh language skills in the role arises.