Senior Sous Chef

Our client based in Oxford are currently recruiting for a Senior Sous Chef to join their team in a permanent position for Monday 16th April.

Main Purpose:

As Senior Sous Chef you will assist the Head Chef in overall management and control of the Kitchen and lead the catering team in his absence. Your role will be fundamental in maintaining and further developing the skills of the Kitchen team.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain & improve standards of service in relation to all procedures, staff and food production
  • Ensure that catering deadlines are met
  • To ensure that the operation complies with all current Health & Safety and Food Safety regulations and any additional requirements laid down by the client
  • Assist in the implementation and monitoring of all departmental training & development plans
  • To supervise, motivate, coach & team build
  • Maintain & improve standards of service in relation to all procedures, staff and food production
  • Ensure that catering deadlines are met
  • To ensure that the operation complies with all current Health & Safety and Food Safety regulations and any additional requirements laid down by the Dragon School Trust
  • Assist in the implementation and monitoring of all departmental training & development plans
  • To supervise, motivate, coach & team build

Requirements:

  1. Qualified Chef with a recognisable training provider for example 706/1 & 706/2 or NVQ equivalent
  2. Food Safety Qualification
  3. Health & Safety Qualification
  4. To have worked within a large catering team
  5. Excellent spoken, written and listening English skills
  6. Basic mathematical skills
  7. Good understanding of all applicable Health & Safety legislation and demonstrate a willingness to work within strict Heath & Hygiene regimes
  8. Full understanding of food controls and food production
  9. Full understanding of food controls including commodity ordering and food production
  10. Experience in monitoring and evaluating the quality of the goods you produce
  11. Evidence of working successfully as a member of a team
  12. A breadth of appropriate catering experience
  13. Ability to be adaptable and solve problems
  14. Strong interpersonal skills
  15. Ability to communicate, both written and orally
  16. To be an effective and positive team member
  17. Working under pressure and with competing priorities
  18. Flexible approach to work rotas, should the need arise be available at short notice and unsociable hours/weekends, etc.

Pay and Working Hours:

  • Salary: £26,780
  • Hours: 40 hours per week (including some weekends)
  • Holiday entitlement: 5.6 weeks paid to be taken during school holiday and as directed by the Catering Manager

The client requires CV’s prior to arranging interviews.

Please be aware this role does not start until Monday 16th April

If you think you are suitable for the role, please click 'Apply’.

Required skills

  • Chef
  • Food Safety
  • Hygiene
  • Training
  • Safety Regulations

Application questions

Do you have experience in a similar role?
Do you have the necessary requirements for the role?
Are you available for interviews?

Reference: 34712529

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