Catering Assistant

Ashton Recruitment require a catering assistant our client based in Holywood.

Position: Catering Assistant

Location: Holywood

Duration: Temporary

Rate of Pay: £10.88 per hour

Hours of Work: Monday – Thursday, 11:30-14:30 and 10:30-14:30 Friday

Duties will include (but not be limited to):

  • The basic preparation of food and beverages including the preparation of vegetables and snacks using appropriate equipment.
  • Simple cooking using the reconstitution of prepared food.
  • Organisation and control of food service point
  • The transferring and serving of meals and snacks including transported meals.
  • Assisting with the promotion of meals to pupils, parents, staff, visitors and the Principal.
  • he preparation of the dining area:
    • the setting out of dining room tables, chairs, benches and serving points as required by the meals service
    • the setting of tables, laying out of cutlery, water jugs etc.
  • General kitchen and dining room duties including washing up, clearing away equipment including tables, chairs and benches. The cleaning of the kitchen/servery, dining room and equipment including floors and walls.
  • Recording of temperatures for control purposes as required.
  • Securing of premises as required
  • Duties as delegated in connection with service provision.
  • Duties involving till operation:
    • The correct care and maintenance of the tills
    • Correct programming procedures and updating of prices
    • Correct daily operational procedures of tills
    • Customer care
    • Maintaining records appropriate to the smart card operation

Essential Criteria:

  • be physically fit to enable them to discharge the duties associated with the post – eg lifting and moving pots; loading and unloading dishwasher; sweeping, mopping and vacuuming floors; cleaning of equipment and server;
  • have the ability to work well on their own, as well as under direct supervision;
  • have the ability to work well under pressure;
  • Personal Qualities
  • be over 18 years of age;
  • have a clean and tidy appearance;
  • have the ability to communicate well with both staff and pupils;
  • be an enthusiastic and flexible team player.

Desirable Criteria

  • have a qualification in Basic Food Hygiene or the equivalent;
  • have had previous catering experience;
  • have knowledge of hygiene and health and safety procedures.

Please note, the successful candidate will have to undertake an enhanced access NI prior to starting

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