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Head Chef

  • Posted: April 28, 2022
  • Location: Oxford
  • Start date:
  • Salary: 36,000 - 42,000

Job description

Excellent Opportunity for a Head Chef to join the team at Oxford- Headington

37.5 hours per week

7.00am – 15.00pm includes alternate weekends

Being a Head Chef at Mitie

Our current working  chefs are well organised, highly motivated, flexible and enthusiastic. They have what it takes to build trust, maintain team discipline and boost morale. They enjoy collaborating with others and sharing ideas and information. They’re great at delegating and stretching people’s responsibilities in order to develop them. And, they have full access to a large supply chain for all catering requirements and the autonomy to create nutritious well balanced menus for everyone.

What you’ll be doing

Being a Head Chef isn’t just about maintaining high standards in all areas of the kitchen. It’s about using modern kitchen equipment and fresh local produce to develop full diet sensitive meals for patience and customers so they can enjoy the same flavour and nutrition. It’s about recruiting, training, supervising and developing a team to help them make the most of their potential. And, it’s about ordering supplies, maintaining agreed stock levels, working to a budget and completing monthly audits. Put simply, it’s about making a difference.

What you’ll need

A Catering Diploma (City & Guilds/BTEC), NVQ 2/3 in practical cookery preferred but not essential . Health and Safety and Food Hygiene Certificates (minimum level 2) are essential but can be enrolled for. You’ll also need to have relevant high cover kitchen experience and a good understanding of HACCP. Great at planning nutritionally balanced menus and catering for specific dietary needs, you’re efficient at ordering, stock control and working within a budget and comfortable carrying out staff meetings and training. Above all, you have a natural ability to help make the lives of others more fulfilling and want to work in an environment where the work can be hard, but also fun and rewarding.

  • Alternate weekend working and sociable working hours
  • Opportunities to progress through our personalised career paths into regional support roles
  • Quality and free training to help develop and enhance your skills
  • Bank holiday enhancements

This is Temp to Perm role

Pay@ £16 ph for first 5-12 weeks. Successful candidate will be able to negotiate salary after that period when going on Permanent contract with the client, reaching up to £42,000 annual salary

If you think you would like to join our team, please apply now!

Reference ID: 122123


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