Mobile Catering Assistant - 16 Hours Per Week

£17,364 - £18,065 pro rata p.a.
12 Aug 2019
29 Aug 2019
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Our award winning school meals have never tasted better and we are proud to offer pupils across the borough a great range of delicious, healthy meals, using locally sourced, high quality ingredients.

We are looking for a Mobile Catering Assistant to join our friendly and supportive catering team to work at various locations across the Solihull Borough. £17,364 - £18,065 pro rata, per annum (equivalent hourly rate of £9.00 - £9.36). This is a fixed term contract position until 31 January 2020.

Working 16 hours a week, Monday to Thursday 10.45am - 2.00pm and Friday 11.00am - 2.00pm, Term Time only. This role could be ideal to fit in around your caring responsibilities. You will assist with serving our healthy award winning meals, made from locally sourced, high quality ingredients, whilst ensuring levels of hygiene are maintained within the kitchen. Your duties will include basic food preparation, preparing counters and the dining room for service, operating the cashless till system, and cleaning duties.This is an essential car user post as the demands of the job make it operationally essential and there is a contractual requirement to make a suitable vehicle available to ensure the requirements of the job can be carried out effectively.Applicants must be able to drive, have a driving licence and be a car owner, however for disabled applicants, reasonable adjustments will be made where required.

You will need a Level 2 Food Safety qualification, or be willing to complete and pass it within your first 12 months of service. You will also have experience of delivering excellent customer service and working as part of a team. Good communication skills, enthusiasm and self-motivation are also essential, to ensure we continue to deliver our catering service to the high standards we are proud to have achieved. In return, we offer access to our Employee Assistance Programme (a 24 hour independent, free and confidential advice and support service), access to the Local Government Pension Scheme and various other employee benefits including a staff discount card.To apply, please click on the link below. If you have a specific question or require further information regarding this post, please contact Charlotte Kiely, on 0121 704 6623.

By applying for this vacancy, you will have the opportunity to request to be considered for other vacancies between 16 - 22 hours. Alternatively, please select if you would like to be considered for a similar geographical area, or across the wider borough.

This post will require an enhanced DBS check with a barred list check for working with children. This post is covered by the Fluency Duty, as outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers.

Please note we do not accept CVs.

Solihull Council has a responsibility for and a commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and requires staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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