Operations and Regulatory Services

Newcastle upon Tyne

Chef (Jesmond Park)

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

£19,650 - £20,852 per annum pro rata. Actual Salary £17,011

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

An opportunity exists for a suitable individual to work within the Facility Services Division as the Chef at Jesmond Park Academy - located in the Heaton area of the city.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, hard-working individual who is looking for a career that’s challenging and rewarding. 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, you will liaise as appropriate with school staff pupils and the Facility Operations 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, food hygiene and a strict adherence to Health & Safety & allergen 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.

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.

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.

The Interview may include a practical skills test.

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Closing date:

19 October 2022

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