Catering Assistant

Job Title: Catering Assistant
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Harrow
Salary: £10.20 per hour
Start Date: 2019-04-08 00:00:00
Reference: 465103806
Contact Name: Margo Priego-Guzman
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 08, 2019 15:04

Job Description

Job Title: Catering Assistant x3
Location: Local Park Café
Employer: Pertemps Recruitment for Harrow Council
Contract Type: Temp / Part time
Rate: £10.20 per hour

A fantastic opportunity within the Council's Catering Team for an enthusiastic and committed individual to join us as a Catering Assistant. The post holder will assist the Catering Management Team in providing an efficient and flexible service.
Harrow Council be opening a café in Harrow Park and require 2 Catering Assistants on flexible 20 hours a week starting from w/c 1 April.
In addition we require a further Catering Assistant who will assist in the preparation of a Meals on Wheels service to 120 vulnerable clients.

This role will work within a particular element of the service to ensure the smooth running of the kitchen and service. They will also ensure customer satisfaction by providing a friendly and efficient service.

The successful applicant will possess the following skills and experience:

-Basic knowledge of food and hygiene
-Customer service experience
-Working in a bust kitchen/restaurant environment
-Basic Food Hygiene Certificate
-Good communication skills; the ability to read, write and speak and understand English
-Ability to work well in a team

Duties will include:

-Taking responsibility for particular elements of the service, under the guidance of the Catering Operations Manager
-Assisting in the provision of meals and snacks for the service
-Assisting in the ordering and stock control for the department
-Undertaking all legislative checks
-Keeping the kitchen and restaurant environment clean and tidy
-Following food safety standards and procedures
-Promoting and encourage good customer service
-Using equipment and facilities appropriately
-Operating the tills

Harrow Council is the 12th largest London borough by area and one of the most culturally diverse local authorities in the UK, making it a great place to live, work and visit. Located 10 miles from the city centre and just 13 minutes to Euston from Harrow & Wealdstone station there are great transport links via the Metropolitan Line, Watford DC Line and national rail service. It is easily accessible to the M1, M25 and A406.