Govindas Catering

Location: Avanti Garden Primary School – Bristol
Salary: £12 per hour
Contract term: Permanent, Full-time (37.5 hours), Term-time only
Closing date: Friday 10 December at 12 noon (applications will be viewed weekly)

Job Description

This role will be to support our kitchen in preparing all types of food, and ensuring accurate and timely completion of all areas of administration associated with the provision of the services, as directed by the Manager.

Govinda’s Catering is all about precise, beautifully designed and nourishing menus. We cater for a healthy vegetarian diet and provide food that is good for the body, mind and soul. Feel-good food that genuinely uplifts you Govinda’s currently provide over 4000 meals daily nationwide and support over 9 schools. Our menus are designed by nutritional experts who understand the blend between satisfying children’s tastes and providing them with essential food types for their growth and development.

Govinda’s has been growing at a fast rate year on year and this will only continue as we expand our market and develop our services. This is an exciting opportunity to get involved in an ever-evolving team of food enthusiasts to help spread this delicious and nourishing food far and wide!

What will you do?

  • To prepare all types of food in line with CPU requirements
  • To ensure accurate and timely completion of all areas of administration associated with the provision of the services, as directed by the Manager. This includes stock taking, HACCP / Safety records, and production planning wastage, wastage records and reduction.
  • To assist as directed in reporting, stock and wastage control measures in line with instructions from the Manager
  • To participate in ensuring the smooth running of all operations
  • To liaise and co-operate with the Manager or other unit chefs, to produce all meals in line with the specification

For a more comprehensive list of the job responsibilities, please download the Job Description.

What are we looking for?

  • A fast learner with an interest in kitchen work
  • The ability to stand for long hours
  • Willingness to adhere to health and safety rules
  • Good organizational skills
  • The ability to work unsupervised in a busy environment
  • Patience and cool-headedness
  • Kitchen experience

Please see the Job Description for more information on the essential criteria and skills required for the role.

We are able to offer:

  • enthusiastic, motivated and friendly team;
  • an attractive working environment;
  • supportive staff;
  • great opportunities for professional development
Further information

Pre-employment checks
Govinda’s Limited is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates are required to have an Enhanced DBS check unless internally appointed and still within the cycle of DBS re-checks.
Any appointment subsequently made will be subject to the receipt of satisfactory references and other pre-employment checks.

Diversity and Inclusion
We want to make sure we are attracting the widest possible range of people and ensure that they are accepted, understood and treated equally when they work here. This means we will work hard to understand that each employee is unique and ensuring that individuals or groups are not treated differently or less favourably on the basis of specific characteristics.
Such characteristics include (but are not limited to) age, disability, gender including transgender, race, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, and how the school supports pregnant women and new parents.

How to apply

To apply please send a up to date CV, completed GDPR form and personal statement to [email protected]
Please ensure your personal statement details why you are interested in applying for the role, giving clear examples of experience to demonstrate your capabilities. Remember to include relevant experience (skills you have gained outside paid work, e.g. voluntary and community work).
You must refer to the Job Description and each point in the Person Specification, focusing on the essential criteria

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