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Vacancy Salary Up to £18,065 per annum plus benefits
Vacancy Location Betws-y-coed, Conwy
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Chef

Field Studies Council Rhyd-y-creuau, Betws-y-coed, Conwy

Up to £18,065 per annum plus benefits

30 hours per week / Permanent

 

Up to £2,400 pro rata Golden Hello Payment available

(Terms and Conditions apply)

 

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Field Studies Council, one of the UK’s leading providers of outdoor environmental education. Field Studies Council is a pioneering environmental education charity committed to enabling people discover, explore, understand, and be inspired by the world around us. Established in 1943, our network of Learning Locations provide day and residential courses for all ages, from young children to retired adults, from schools and communities throughout the UK, reaching many others through our publications and community-based programmes.

 

Our Chefs are key to the centre’s hospitality and catering team, you will deputise for the Lead Cook and assist with the quality delivery of service to our incoming groups. Invariably we cater for a wide range of diets including vegan, gluten free, vegetarian, nut free etc so require an experienced person to devise and cook meals for up to 100 visitors. You will also assist with the supervision of a small catering team.

 

We’re looking for someone with previous catering experience, a Level 2 Food Hygiene certificate and the ability to communicate effectively with co-workers, line managers and customers.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Cooking and delivering of breakfasts and evening meals:  set mealtimes with one or two sittings and two to three menu choices at each
  • Ensuring all meals are produced in line with health and hygiene regulations
  • Accurately completing all monitoring and recording paperwork i.e. HACCP
  • Assisting with the compilation of a varied range of menus
  • Assisting with the induction and in-house training of the catering team
  • Provision of light lunches or packed lunches for residential groups, as required
  • Preparation of home baked items for packed lunches, afternoon teas and supper
  • Assisting with sourcing suppliers, stock control, and placing orders
  • Receiving deliveries and ensuring they are checked, recorded and correctly stored on arrival
  • Ensuring that catering equipment is appropriately maintained

 

We ask that you have –

  • A great work ethic where aptitude and attitude are key
  • A natural pride in the work you produce
  • A flexible and adaptive approach able to perform using your own initiative both independently and as a team player
  • A professional manner in all that you do
  • An empathy with the aims and objectives of Field Studies Council
  • A committed and proactive approach to personal development; motivated to learn new skills and overcome new challenges

 

Benefits

  • Holidays – pro rata of 28 days, excluding bank holidays (increases with length of service - up to 2 extra days)
  • Pension
  • Sick Pay
  • 24hr Counselling Helpline Service
  • Life Assurance
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Training & Development
  • Accommodation and food during working hours can be provided on a chargeable basis
  • Happy to talk flexible working!

 

 

If you have any queries regarding this vacancy, please contact Tom Stamp on t.stamp@field-studies-council.org

 

We reserve the right to close the vacancy if we’re in receipt of sufficient applications.

 

Please apply early to avoid disappointment.

 

The closing date for receipt of your completed application is 12 midnight on 23 December 2022.

 

Interviews are scheduled to take place at Rhyd-y-creuau Field Centre in the week commencing 9 January 2023.

 

Shortlisted applicants will be contacted by telephone and/or email.

 

We want to create a world where everyone feels connected to the environment so they can enjoy the benefits it gives and make choices that help protect it.

As an Investors in People charity, we realise that to achieve our vision we need diverse teams of staff who have a wide range of skills, a real passion for the work of the charity and pride in their role within it. No matter what role you perform at the FSC, everyone can make a difference and every role is vital to delivering our mission and vision…if this inspires you, we would love to hear from you.

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