Prison Chef - Exeter - £14ph - Full time

Job Ref: JO-2106-17320
Sector: Hospitality & Catering
Job Type: Temporary
Date Added: 22 June 2021
  • Exeter, Devon ex11qa Exeter Devon South West ex11qa
  • £14 - £23 per Hour
  • Blue Arrow
  • 01392424733
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Contract type: Immediate start Temporary ongoing full time hours once started, and prison vetting checks completed.
Hourly rate £14 per hour for weekday shift enhancement on weekends
Location: Exeter
*There is a separate Prison Vetting alongside Blue Arrow compliance that has to be completed, this is on top of Blue Arrow registration. This can take a while to complete - please consider this. **
We are currently looking to recruit several Chefs to work within Prisons in and around Exeter and Devon. You will be required to help and support with any sickness, and long term cover, also to support with the increase demand. This will be a full-time position once started, some roles may lead to permanent contracts too.
The ideal candidate will be working within busy kitchens working with fresh nutritious food daily, whilst adhering to dietary requirements. You will be required to Supervise Prisoners, with food preperation, and cooking of the meals following health and food saftey on site. This role can offer daytime shifts, occasional weekends and great pay rates. You must have prison vetting checks completed, within the last 2 years or worked in a prison previously. Must also have DBS enhanced dated within last 12 months. If you have worked for a prison recently we can potentially offer an immediate start date.
Requirements and skills:
* Previous experience as a chef up to supervisory level, or worked in a prison previously.
* For an immediate start ideally you would have prison checks completed within the last year, or willing to go through one with the prison directly, this can take some time to be returned.
* Flexibility in shift patterns including weekends - must be able to cover full time hours
* Great communication and team work skills
* Level 2 food hygiene certificate dated within the last 3 years
* happy to conduct extra Prison checks, due to the environment of the role
* Happy to work in a prison, with prison catering staff onsite.
* An in date Enhanced DBS covering child or adult or both workforce DATED WITHIN THE LAST 12 MONTHS ideally on the new updated service programme. (we do have the Facilities to put you through one at a cost)
* Ability to work under pressure
* Due to certain locations a full UK driving license is required along with own access to a vehicle
Main Duties
* Work within a team to ensure jobs are completed for the day
* Putting away deliveries.
* Possibility of food orders, dependant on the role you are placed into i.e head chef/chef manager.
* Assist with the preparation of food & other areas of the kitchen including pot washing, and basic cookery skills
* Adhering to all relevant health and safety requirements
* Cooking nutritious food within requirements
* Ensure a clean as you go policy is being operated at all times
* Possibility of serving food and stocking up trolleys.
* Training and supervising Prison residents on site
Working Hours:
As you will be working within a prison the hours can vary every shift, once you start your assignment with the prison you will receive a rota, and the hours can vary from 6am till 8pm, you must be able to commit within these hours, and work weekends as and when required.
Why Apply?
* Great pay rates
* ongoing work, offering full time hours
* Dedicated consultant
* Great opportunity for a foot in the door with a fantastic company
* holiday accrual
* Company pension scheme
* Even though a lot of your roles will be on a temporary basis, these can quite easily lead to permanent work for the right candidates.
Call Kat on 01392424733 or email

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23/07/2021 15:28:39
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