Chef Supervisor

Birmingham, West Midlands
£16,350 to £17,342
20 Jun 2017
19 Jul 2017
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time

Full Time/Part Time

Full Time

Post is open to:

External and internal candidates




Full time starting salary is normally in the range £16,350 to £17,342. With potential progression once in post to £20,430 a year.

New staff are eligible to join the University’s new defined contribution pension scheme. Existing staff may continue to receive their current benefits.

Additional Information

to be worked 5 days out of 7

Terms and Conditions


Job Purpose

The post holder will be responsible for assisting in the day to day management and operation of Med Café & Meeting Point. Assisting with the management of circa 6 staff and is responsible to the Catering Facilities Manager and Assistant Manager. This role will act as duty manager for the Catering Operations Department at weekends if needed.

Person Specification

You should have experience of working within a food preparation environment, with some experience held in a supervisory/management position. Experience required; investigating and resolving problems that arise in a catering environment, ordering stock, and ensuring wastage is controlled.

Essential educational and professional qualifications required are: - possession of a current Food Safety Certificate at First Level (formerly the Basic Food Hygiene Certificate) and an NVQ level one and two in Food Preparation (or equivalent City & Guilds 706/1 and 706/2). Essential experience of Food Preparation and service in a large multi site environment. Investigating and resolving problems that arise. Taking and recording food retention samples and testing temperatures. The intermediate level of food safety is desirable as is a current first aid qualification.

Knowledge of the Health and Safety at Work Act, HACCP, COSHH, waste disposal and other regulatory guidance is essential as is detailed knowledge of local Fire Procedures, Rules and Regulations to CK, H.A.S and the University. Uniforms will be provided but it is essential due to Health and Safety that you are presentable whilst at work.

Good clear and concise verbal and written communication skills are essential as you will be in regular communication with managers, staff and customers, therefore, good interpersonal skills are also essential with the ability to demonstrate a friendly and courteous manner towards both internal and external customers. The ability to work within a team environment and to deadlines is also required.   

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