Operations and Regulatory Services

Newcastle upon Tyne

Chef (Gosforth Academy)

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



Full time - term time

£19,312 - £20,493 per annum (Actual Salary £15,619 - £16,574 per annum)

Previous applicants need not apply.

35 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 Gosforth Academy.

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 pupils and the management team.

There is a responsibility to organise the kitchen, supervise staff and resources on a day to day basis. To manage and maintain high standards of cleanliness and food hygiene and a strict adherence to Health and Safety Legislation and Food Hygiene Regulations and to maintain all associated records

It is essential you hold a minimum 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 may 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:

18 January 2022

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