Relief Catering Supervisor

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Term-time only (Permanent)
Working Pattern:
Part time - term time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 13/06/2024 23:59
£13.69 - £14.91 / hour (subject to pay award)
Hours per week:
33 hours minimum
Job Category:
Catering / Cleaning
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Various schools within City of Sunderland (the position is a mobile post so will involve working in various locations)
Number of posts:
Closing date:
13 Jun
Further Information
Are you a qualified and experienced cook / chef with a friendly manner and a love of children? If the answer is yes then please read on! 

Sunderland City Council are looking to recruit a Relief Catering Supervisor to work in the school meals service. By joining our friendly team you will be working for an established and trusted public sector employer that values and respects its employees and seeks to nurture and develop the talents and skills of its workforce. 

With 63 schools spanning across all areas of the City of Sunderland, including Houghton-Le-Spring and Washington we serve over 10,000 nutritious and delicious meals to children every school day.  We take pride in our quality standards and the talents of our workforce. 

We are looking for experienced chefs / cooks / assistant cooks who are looking for the next step into managing a school kitchen. This is a permanent role with a guaranteed minimum number of contracted hours (which may increase depending on the kitchen being covered), access to the Local Government Pension Scheme and opportunities for personal development and progression within the service  

You will therefore need to have had previous experience working in a cooking capacity (eg chef, cook) and ideally also have a cooking qualification (C&G 7061/2 / NVQ Level 2 or equivalent) 

It is a hands on role and you will be responsible for preparing and cooking a range of 2 main course meals as well as sandwiches / jacket potatoes , salads and desserts to pupils and school staff (daily meal numbers ranging anywhere between 50 – 300 / day). You’ll be responsible for supervising the team of staff within the kitchen, overseeing all day to day kitchen and service matters as well as administration / paperwork duties such as food ordering, stock taking, completing wage returns etc.  

Working in a school environment is incredibly rewarding and fulfilling but requires a customer friendly approach and a happy and positive manner.  

This is a mobile role so will require covering in a range of different school kitchens across the City in the absence of the school Catering Supervisor. Successful applicants will need the means of travelling between sites as required 

This post is exempt from the rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore will be subject to a DBS check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

For an informal discussion please contact Keith Miles, Catering Services Manager on 07801 042 171 . E-Mail: keith.miles@sunderland.gov.uk 

Applications should be made on-line at northeastjobs.org.uk/sunderlandcitycouncil. For further assistance contact Operational HR Services by email: jobs@sunderland.gov.uk 
Please note that CVs are not acceptable.

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Please note
This job is closed for applications.