Senior Catering Technician, Rochdale

Closing date:Expiring soon

Hopwood Hall CollegeRochdale

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent


To provide co-ordination and guidance within the education areas and catering outlets, whist undertaking supervisory duties ensuring an excellent service is provided to all customers.


To supervise support staff to ensure the smooth and efficient running of commercial and educational areas and undertake an active role when required.

To ensure excellent customer service is provided and delivered in all aspects of the departments commercial and educational areas

Prepare promotional literature which meets the needs of the service, cleaning schedules and supervising the carrying out of duties allocated to staff.Re-allocating duties to respond to absences.

To supervise and undertake as required the service and to be proactive in response to peaks in customer demands

To devise and monitor staff rotas/work schedules, and reschedule / relocate staff as required by the business. To take a hands on approach as required to ensure excellent customer service is delivered to all stakeholders

To review staff performance and assist in identification of staff development needs in response to regulation

To follow correct procedure in compliance with company policy whilst cash handling.

To record and report on all class costs, and liaise with line managers if high cost values are requested to seek approval

Undertake and review risk assessments and ensure all working practices are compliant with legislation eg COSHH, Safer food better business, and report on servicing and malfunction of electrical equipment/Building maintenance issues and keep documentary evidence.

To be proactive oversee and undertake Food storage, Stock rotating and Stock taking to comply with legislation. To safely collect & deliver food produce from classes etc to the correct areas.

Toco-ordinate and deliver where appropriate staff training & development inc staff induction and liaise with line manager report month end stock takes in accordance with college policies and procedures

To report month end stock takes in accordance with college policies and procedures

To construct and deconstruct food trolleys and equipment required for educational classes

To support tutors and assist with supervising and coaching students undertaking work experience within the catering outlets experience

To ensure accurate portion control, quality & counter service is standardised and delivered at all times

To supervise and undertake where necessary regular cleaning of all equipment and work areas within the catering outlets

To facilitate the hospitality requirements and events and engage with extra college activities as required

To effectively and efficiently use all equipment and products to minimise waste in order to create an efficient working environment

To ensure continuous development and improvement of skills and professional knowledge

To build and maintain effective team working relationships

To promote greener working practices to support college recycling policies

To ensure standard pricing & portion control are maintained across both campuses

More about Hopwood Hall College
Phase: Further Education
Age Range: 16+ years
Address: Middleton Campus, Rochdale Road, Middleton, Rochdale, M24 6XH, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 161 6437560
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Hopwood Hall College is a further education college located in Rochdale, Greater Manchester. The college was first established in 1992, and since its founding has seen extensive redevelopment and modernisation, including the installation of a brand-n...