Catering Manager Arthog Outdoor Education Centre

Arthog Outdoor Education Centre, Bwlchgwyn, Arthog, LL39 1BX
Scale 5
25 Jul 2022
02 Sep 2022
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Outdoor Education, Education & Skills

Catering Manager, Arthog Outdoor Education Centre 

NJC Scale 5: £23,023 - £24,920 per annum (dependent on experience/pay award pending)

2 Year Fixed Term Contract - 37 hours per week

Arthog Wales Outdoor Education Centre is a long-established popular residential centre providing activities to young people from primary and secondary schools, as well as youth organisations, and adults on behalf of Telford & Wrekin Council.

This is a residential centre of 110+ beds located across the estuary from Barmouth in Mid Wales, offering real adventure and ‘peak experiences’ in the mountains, rivers and coastal environments around the centre.

We are looking for the right person to join Arthog OEC, to lead our Catering Team forwards and manage the catering provision in a busy, and vibrant centre.

The Post Holder will work closely with the Centre Manager and will be responsible for ensuring safe, quality and efficient catering for our residential visitors, staff and general visitors, enjoyed in a social, dining environment.

Our modern kitchen and servery provides a very clean working environment, with high quality, up to date equipment. This helps to ensure that we consistently provide a high standard of catering, which receives regular positive feedback from our guests.

Key aspects of the role will include;

  • Complying with all Food Hygiene and Health & Safety legislation,
  • Maintaining up to date food safety records,
  • Line Managing the Catering Service Team,
  • Delivery of punctual meal services,
  • Ensuring all dietary requirements are met,
  • Ordering of provisions and managing provisions budget.

Arthog OEC is under the ownership and management of Telford and Wrekin Council and the post comes with an excellent Local Government employee package. This includes;

  • A Local Government Pension scheme,
  • Annual leave entitlement starting 23days plus bank holidays, rising to 28days plus bank holidays after 5years service, and then 31x days plus bank holidays after 10years service.
  • There is a full training package to support and develop all areas of the Catering Manager role.

General information about Arthog OEC can be found on our website: Arthog Wales and also in the job pack which will be emailed and posted to you.  There are choices in how to make your application, through WM Jobs wesite, by email and by post.  Please choose the one that suits you best.

Please see Job Description

Closing date: 15th August 2022.

For further information please contact:

Mark Youd, Centre Manager Arthog OEC  


Tel: 01341 250455

We are committed to equality and diversity. Posts working with children or vulnerable groups will be subject to an appropriate criminal records check.

Sorry but CVs will not be accepted.



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