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Chef - Prison

  • Job reference: SD80
  • Location: Uttoxeter, Staffordshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Healthcare Assistants/ Support
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Job description: Chef - Prison

Permanent Full Time Position

Monday - Friday + rota'd weekend work
40 hours per week

We are looking for an experienced Chef to work within the residential function of the prison. As part of your role, you will carry out catering and related services for prisoners and staff as directed by the Catering & Retail Manager & Senior Management.

You will assist the Catering & Retail Manager and Chef Supervisor in the delivery of catering services to the whole establishment and comply with all relevant Health & Safety and Food Safety Regulations, legislation and guidelines. You will provide varied and healthy menus for residents to include special diets, special events and religious events whilst also keeping abreast of trends and developments in the catering industry such as menus and consumer tastes.

What you will need to do the role:

In order to carry out this role successfully, you must have good interpersonal & communication skills as well as the ability to think quickly and react to different situations. You will have good recent, hands on working experience as a chef in a large catering operation (1000+) or a similar custodial environment with some level of supervisory experience and be physically capable of working a 10-hour shift.
You will also have:

Literacy and Numeracy Level 2 or equivalent GCSE.
City & Guilds 706/1 & 2 or equivalent NVQ or similar in Food Preparation and Production
Food Safety Level 3
Awareness of Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP)
Awareness of Allergen Control within Catering

If you enjoy engaging with people and have strong interpersonal skills, this is a fantastic opportunity to work in a people-centred environment and ensure a positive experience as part of the rehabilitation of prisoners.

Telephone: 01772208962

If you aren't interested but you know someone who is, refer them and receive a £250 referral bonus! (T&C's apply)

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our client's requirements.