Zoek Pin Norwich, Norfolk, England

Permanent (Unspecified)

Posted 23 days ago

Offering a friendly and rewarding working environment, meaningful opportunities to provide support to the local community and make a difference to people's lives, we are looking for a creative and eager to learn**Chef to join Williams Kitchen in Norwich**.

The community café, Williams' Kitchen, ran by YMCA Norfolk, welcomes customers into the space serving a selection of fresh, natural, hearty and healthy, deli-cafe food, drinks and high-quality coffee. It is a place to meet, eat, socialise, or just watch the world go by.

YMCA Norfolk is a Christian charity committed to supporting disadvantaged young people to enable them to reach their full potential. We believe that all young people deserve to have a safe place to live and a supportive environment in which to develop.

Role responsibilities for the Chef:

  • As the Chef you will prepare and cook all foods within the Catering Department
  • Offer excellent service to all nursery children, young people and customers
  • Operate the till and PDQ machine
  • Undertake the daily cash up process
  • Create menus and recipes within budget considerations
  • Supervise other Kitchen staff in the absence of the Catering Manager
  • Kitchen cleaning, washing up and dishwasher duties as required
  • Keep the dining room and outside seating area clean and tidy
  • Order, receive and rotate stock
  • Undertake chilled and frozen stock temperature monitoring
  • Ensure all foods are stored according to environmental health standards
  • Train and develop apprentices and volunteers
  • Liaise with food and equipment suppliers and Environment Health
  • Liaise with Nursery Team over Young Peoples food requirements
  • Take a lead in resolving customer complaints
  • Adhere to health and safety and food hygiene policies in all aspects

Person specification:

  • You must have a Food Hygiene Certificate
  • NVQ Level 2 in Catering or Food Preparation and Cooking Level 2
  • Experience of working to tight schedules and juggling competing priorities
  • A proactive and positive individual who works well within a team and independently
  • Working knowledge of COSHH and Health and Safety, Environmental Health and Food Hygiene requirements
  • You should have a non-judgemental, empathic attitude towards people experiencing difficulties
  • Ability to adapt to change and undertake self -development and training
  • Able to develop strong positive working relationships with colleagues
  • Ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing
  • Able and willing to work unsocial hours
  • You will need satisfactory references and a satisfactory DBS check

Terms of Role:

  • Flexible hours are on offer to suit you, Permanent position
  • Pay is £ per hour
  • 33 days (pro rata) per annum inclusive of Bank and Public Holidays

Closing Date: Monday 4th October 2021

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