Woking Borough Council are seeking an Assistant Cook to cover sickness, holidays and events across our four kitchens in the Community Meals Service (St Marys in Byfleet, Moorcroft in Old Woking, The Vyne in Knaphill, and Brockhill in Goldsworth Park).
Our Assistant Cooks assist our Head Cooks in providing a lunch time and coffee bar service, ordering and maintenance of appropriate stock levels, ensuring the kitchen cleaning schedule is adhered to.
The ideal candidate will:
- have experience of working in a commercial kitchen
- have experience in working to the highest standards of cleanliness and food safety
- be enthusiastic about producing well cooked and presented food.
The Council offers in return membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme, discounted health and leisure membership, plus many more excellent benefits.
As this job involves contact with vulnerable groups, successful applicants will be required to obtain an Enhanced Disclosure Certificate from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Assistance will be given by the Council and further details will be in the job application pack. Woking Borough Council take a robust approach to thoroughly checking anyone who has applied to work with vulnerable groups.
The ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for this post. An assessment may be required. If you have any queries or would like to discuss this further, please contact the Human Resources team.
For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Becky Stevens, Catering Supervisor on 01483 743677.
Closing date: 1 December 2019
Interview date: 5/6 December 2019
Woking Borough Council is an equal opportunity employer and values a diverse workforce, welcoming applications from all sections of the community.