Operations and Regulatory Services

Newcastle upon Tyne

Chef (Dinnington Primary School)

Please note that in all cases written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers BEFORE the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise



Part time - term time

£12,272- £13,022 per annum

27.5 hours per week, term time only (39 weeks)

An opportunity exists for a suitable individual to work within the Facility Services Division as a Chef at Dinnington Primary School. It is essential that you have a flexible approach.

Dinnington Primary will be the base kitchen however on occasions and to suit the needs of the service, you may be required to work at alternative locations from time to time.

Typical duties within this post will be to provide a high-quality catering service to the school by organising, preparing, and serving meals in accordance with the School Food Standards and the City Council Customer Service Charter, to liaise as appropriate with school staff and pupils.

There is a responsibility to organise the kitchen, supervise staff and resources on a day-to-day basis. To ensure the preparation and serving of the designated daily menu is in accordance with appropriate standards and procedures.

It is essential you have an NVQ level 2 in Food Processing and Cooking and or the equivalent qualification. You must have a minimum 3 years’ experience within a busy catering environment. It is essential that you can work flexible hours and capable of good relationships with others.

The Interview will include a practical skills test.

This post is subject to Enhanced DBS Clearance. We are committed to protecting and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is working in regulated activity. If you are successful we will undertake additional recruitment checks which will include a check to see if you have had any criminal convictions, a check of police information and we will check the barred list(s). It is a criminal offence for a barred individual to apply for a job in regulated activity.

As this post involves working with children, vulnerable adults or dealing with sensitive information, written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers before the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise.

Apply online at www.northeastjobs.org.uk.

In accordance with Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2021, staff deployed to work in CQC registered care homes providing accommodation and nursing or personal care are required to have full vaccination status or a medical exemption before working or being deployed into work settings covered by the legislation. Applicants to positions covered by these regulations are required to provide certified evidence of their vaccination status or medical exemption as part of any pre employment checks.


Closing date:

26 January 2022

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