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Catering Assistant - Apprentice

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St Luke's CE Primary, Salford

St. Luke's C of E Primary School
Weaste Lane
M5 5JH

Catering Assistant - Apprentice  
Starting Salary: £6,732 per annum (rising to £7,180 after 12 months)
Grade: Apprentice
Working Hours: 17.5 hours per week (Monday to Friday), term time only
Contract Type: Fixed term for 2 years
Closing Date: 7th December 2020, 12 noon

About You
You will be well presented and be able to uphold a high level of both operational and personal hygiene and be committed to providing an outstanding catering service to our school community. 

If any of the below apply, we would love to hear from you;
• Enjoy working with food and are passionate about delivering a high-quality catering service
• Have a desire for a varied and ‘hands on’ role working within a practical environment 
• Are well presented with good hygiene
• Passionate about providing a high level of customer service
• Have some experience in in a catering environment

About the role
Our school is based on the values of empathy and respect for all, diversity, integrity, faith and being proud of who you are and are a family of amazing children, parents & carers, staff and Governors. We can offer you a very supportive environment.

As a Catering Assistant - Apprentice you will work under the direction of the Cook Supervisor to provide a wide range of duties. Your overall duty will be to undertake the preparation, simple cooking, serving of meals and other general duties such as cleaning, washing up, and storage. 

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is subject to a fully enhanced DBS check.

Where you have lived or worked abroad for 12 months or more, continuously or in total over the last 10 years whilst aged 18 or over, please refer to the link below for details for how to obtain your Certificates of Good Character .

Job Description
Person Specification

About your development
Full training will be provided for this role and you will complete a Level 2 Production Chef course and hygiene certificate to support you in learning to provide a quality catering service within our school. You will be overseen by an experienced tutor alongside the Cook Supervisor.   

Every second Monday you will be required to attend Salford College from 09:30 until approximately 3pm.

There will be the potential for a permanent post after the successful completion of the apprenticeship 

Safe working 
We are a Covid-safe organisation and you will have an individual risk assessment when you join the organisation to ensure we effectively support your health and wellbeing throughout your employment. 

Continuous service commitment
New employees can now keep their service related benefits when moving between a whole host of public sector organisations within Greater Manchester these include: Councils, NHS, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue, Transport for Greater Manchester as well as many others.

Diversity and Inclusion 

We are committed to developing a culture which respects individuals, appreciates difference and allows everyone regardless of background to reach their full potential. We are proud to be an accredited disability confident employer and a Stonewall Diversity Champion. We understand how hard it can be to combine caring for a loved one with work so we aim to provide support and flexibility to balance family and caring responsibilities with work  

Our core data protection obligations and commitments are set out in the council’s primary Recruitment and Employment Privacy Notice which can be found at .

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working hours

term time part time

application deadline

12 00 pm

7th Dec 2020

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