Assistant Cook (Part-time), Wakefield

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Hall Cliffe SchoolWakefield

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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £9.00 - £9.36 per hour + Outstanding benefits package
Contract term: Permanent

As an Assistant Cook at Hall Cliffe School, you’ll be in the kitchen and front of house, preparing and serving a range of tasty, nutritious food. You’ll be working at the heart of our school, serving staff, our young people and visitors. We’ll expect you to follow food hygiene rules and keep health and safety in mind. But the key is to create varied menus that encourage our young people to try new food. You’ll help plan meals, taking into account any specific dietary requirements. 

We’re ideally looking for you to have catering experience gained in a professional setting, but if you are a highly competent home cook who copes well with feeding the masses, we’d still like to hear from you. A Basic Food Hygiene & Safety Certificate would be beneficial as would GCSEs or an equivalent qualification in Catering, for example, an NVQ Level 2. However, to be part of our team, the key ingredient is having the right attitude. If you’re hard working, friendly and dependable, you could be the perfect fit. 

Hall Cliffe School is a day school catering for up to 104 boys and girls between the ages of 8 and 16. The school is located in a beautiful Grade 2 listed building, with state of the art facilities, which allow us to deliver a creative curriculum. Alongside our academic subjects, our young people have access to our brand new, off site Vocational Centre that opened in September 2018. We offer courses such as Motor Vehicle, Construction and Hair and Beauty, allowing our young people to grow and reach their full potential.

For children with complex, challenging needs, the level of care and education must go above and beyond. That’s what drives us, here at Witherslack Group. Through our aspirational homes, schools and ethos, we’ve achieved the highest possible outcomes. In short, we’re enhancing life opportunities.

This role is for 20 hours per week, between 10.30am – 2.30pm with some flexibility required. 

Reward

We know you’re going to do great things. We offer a salary and benefits package that’s among the best in our sector.  You’ll receive a competitive salary, full school holidays, contributory pension (matched up to 5%), Life Insurance based on two times your annual base salary and comprehensive induction and ongoing training, as well as extensive Group staff benefits such as Medicash Health Plan/Employee Assistance and Cycle to Work Scheme. Witherslack conducts DBS Enhanced checks and covers the costs for all new employees.

For an informal discussion about the role please call Gill Black – Senior Administrator on 01924 663420.

The Witherslack Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its young people. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. We are an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community.

Closing Date:  Friday 20th September 2019 

Interviews:        Week commencing Monday 30th September 2019



More about Hall Cliffe School
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Type: Special Needs
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 8 - 16 years
Address: Dovecote Lane, Horbury, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF4 6BB, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1924 663 420
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