Chef _ 37 hour week _ No Evenings

  • £20.00 - £28.50 per hour

  • South West London, London

Are you an ambitious Chef looking for a new and rewarding challenge? We have an exciting opportunity that might be the perfect fit for you!

Our client, based in Wandsworth, London, is seeking a dedicated and skilled Chef Manager to lead a team within a high-security unit. As part of this team, you will oversee up to 12 Chefs, managing and guiding up to 35 kitchen staff.

Here's what makes this opportunity stand out:

  • Work-Life Balance: Enjoy alternate weekends off and no evening shifts, allowing you to maintain a healthy work-life balance.
  • Reliable Temp Work: Initially, you'll work through Twentysix Recruitment on a temporary basis, but you'll have the same shift pattern as permanent staff. Permanent opportunities within this government-based facility may also become available.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Leadership: Manage a team of 6-8 chefs, who, in turn, supervise their own small teams. Be a motivating and mentoring figure, showcasing your ability to lead a large team effectively.
  • Meal Provision: Contribute to providing three meals per day, ensuring high standards of quality and safety.
  • Compliance: Be responsible for ensuring HACCP, allergen, and dietary regulations are meticulously followed for the safety and well-being of all.
  • Operational Management: Oversee the setup and clearance of each service efficiently.
  • Ordering: Take charge of ordering necessary supplies, ensuring smooth kitchen operations.
  • Safety and Security: Conduct essential safety and security checks, maintaining a challenging yet rewarding environment.

Skills and Experience:

  • Culinary Expertise: Demonstrate a skill level comparable to a Head Chef, very strong Senior Sous Chef, or Chef Manager, ideally with a background in Mass Catering.
  • Managerial Prowess: Excellent communication, leadership, and motivational skills to effectively lead a team and navigate challenges with a calm and composed demeanor.

In return, you'll receive competitive hourly pay rates as follows:

  • Monday to Friday: £19.00 per hour, plus £2.29 per hour in holiday accrual.
  • Saturday: £23.75 per hour, plus £2.53 per hour in holiday accrual.
  • Sunday: £28.50 per hour, plus £3.43 per hour in holiday accrual.

Additional Benefits:

  • Work Remuneration: Get paid weekly every Friday.
  • Pension Scheme: Access to a company pension scheme.
  • Perks App: Enjoy perks and discounts through a high street perks app.

If you are ready to take on this exciting role and believe you possess the necessary skills and attributes, don't hesitate to send your up-to-date CV or click "Apply" to explore this opportunity further. Join our team and make a difference in this unique and rewarding environment!

26 Recruitment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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