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Food Service Assistant

Job Description

Location: Hutton (PR4)Service Care Solutions are looking for a Food Service Assistant to work within the Lancashire Constabulary on a 3-month contract.

Job Role/Responsibilities:
To assist in the preparation of food, servicing of meals with agreed methods and portion control, assist in stock taking including checking delivery and storage of stock and general catering duties.

  • To undertake basic food preparation duties, including breakfast production, preparing vegetables, fruit, salad, and cold buffets
  • To ensure that all food served is of a high quality and standard, mindful of portion control, meal content and correct temperatures.
  • To always serve and present meals and beverages in a friendly and courteous manner, promoting a warm friendly atmosphere, referring any complaints immediately to a senior member of the catering team.
  • To undertake temperature monitoring, completing relevant documentation as and when required
  • To wash and dry kitchen pots / utensils / kitchen equipment, storing appropriately.
  • To maintain the highest levels of cleanliness and hygiene within the kitchen area and ensure the cleaning schedule and daily checks are completed as and when required.
  • General cleaning duties to the kitchen area (floors, cookers, storage facilities) and deep cleans as and when required.
  • To keep clean the dining area tables during service times and immediately after service.

Knowledge/Responsibilities required:

  • Knowledge and experience of working in a busy kitchen environment.
  • Knowledge of current food legislation regarding food hygiene and health and safety in the workplace.
  • Experience in preparing food to meet quality, nutrition and cost.
  • Ability to read and understand written instruction, health and hygiene notices.
  • Ability to work maintain and record information clearly and accurately on different media.
  • Experience of communicating across a wide audience using verbal and written skills.

If you are interested in this role or want further discussion, please contact Lewis O'Donnell either via email: or tel: 01772208962. Alternatively, if you have any friend or colleagues that might be interested, please feel free to refer them as we a have a referral scheme in place of up to £250.