Catering Assistant

Job Description: Catering Assistant

Location: Trentham Academy Hours: 20 hours per week, 4 hours per day. Level 3, scp 3 £10.79 per hour

Job Purpose: To undertake the preparation, cooking and service of food and beverages plus other related catering duties, as directed by the cook / chef.

Duties & Key Responsibilities: · Prepare, cook and serve food and beverages, as directed · Operate kitchen equipment, following training · Follow food hygiene and cleanliness in the kitchen in accordance with health and safety, food hygiene and COSHH regulations at all times · Prepare and clear kitchen and dining areas · Undertake cleaning and washing up as directed in the kitchen and dining areas · Check delivery of food and other catering consumables from designated suppliers and be responsible for refilling and replacing sauces, condiments and other consumables · Undertake cashier duties be responsible for operating a cash register and all monies during service · Assist in moving and setting up dining furniture · Assist with delivering catering for functions. Any other duties appropriate to the post. Scope of the Job – List is not exhaustive and should reflect the ethos of the Academy/Trust: · The post holder is required to be aware of, and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health & safety, security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person. In addition, they are to contribute to the achievement of the Trust’s objectives through:

Safeguarding: · Promote and safeguard the welfare of children and young persons you are responsible for or come into contact with.

Equalities: · Ensure that all work is completed with a commitment to equality and anti-discriminatory practice, as a minimum to standards required by legislation.

Health & Safety · Ensure a work environment that protects people’s health and safety and that promotes welfare and which is in accordance with the CLT’s Health and Safety Policy. NB: In addition to the ability to perform the duties of the post, issues relating to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children will need to be demonstrated. These will include: · Motivation to work with children and young people · Ability to form and maintain appropriate relationships and personal boundaries with children and young people. · Emotional resilience in working with challenging behaviours. · Attitudes to use of authority and maintaining discipline.

Behavioural Attributes · Customer focused. · Has a friendly yet professional and respectful approach which demonstrates support and shows mutual respect. · Open, honest and an active listener. · Takes responsibility and accountability. · Committed to the needs of the pupils, parents and other stakeholders and challenges barriers and blocks to provide an effective service. · Demonstrates a “can do” attitude including suggesting solutions, participating, trusting and encouraging others and achieving expectations. · Is committed to the provision and improvement of quality service provision. · Is adaptable to change / embraces and welcomes change. · Acts with pace and urgency being energetic, enthusiastic and decisive. · Communicates effectively. · Has the ability to learn from experiences and challenges. Is committed to the continuous self-development by keeping up to date and sharing knowledge, encouraging new ideas, seeking new opportunities and challenges, open to ideas and developing new skills.

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