Relief Agency Chef's

  • Job Reference: JO-1912-7938
  • Date Posted: 13 January 2020
  • Recruiter: Blue Arrow
  • Location: Castle Donington
  • Salary: £11.00 to £15.75 Per Hour
  • Sector: Catering and Hospitality
  • Job Type: Temporary

Job Description

Relief Agency Chef's
Mixture of days and night shifts & weekends
Reference: CDNADERB131220194578
Job title: Relief agency Chef's
Location: Castle Donnington DE74
Contract type: Temporary relief assignments
Hourly rate/Salary: from £11.00 - £15.75 per hour - (PLEASE NOTE NIGHTS ARE PAID DIFFERENTLY DUE TO UNSOCIAL HOURS.)

As 2020 come closer and closer we are looking to add to our fantastic team of Relief Agency Chefs ready for the New Year. You will be predominantly supporting our clients within Derby and Derbyshire areas, with all sickness and holiday cover. We have had a fantastic year and developed some fantastic clients in 2019 who are looking to offer work throughout 2020.

Are you are looking to gain some extra hours, and even better flexible hours? Are you looking for work that can offer some fantastic working environments, with some amazing companies & teams, or maybe you're looking to gain experience in different environments, or even looking to move into the contract catering environment. Then we would love to speak with you, as we believe we have roles to suit all commitments and needs.

If you have worked within the roles of the below either on a temporary or permanent basis then this role be suitable for you:
* Cooks
* DBS Chefs / Cooks
* Chef De Parties
* Sous Chefs
* Head Chefs
* Catering Managers

Key information:
* The role as chef starts ASAP
* You choose your contract term as this is flexible
* You choose your own hours and days of work
* You choose if you work weekends, days, evenings or nights
* You choose your shift patterns
* You choose your rota
* You choose to have a work/life balance

Key responsibilities include:
* You will be cooking for small to large numbers majority of this being contact catering, hotels, restaurants, schools and care homes.
* Working in a variety of kitchens & environments
* Supervising and managing kitchens and brigades
* Some menu planning may be required
* Offering support to aspiring chefs within the kitchen
* Ordering and managing stock control
* Following menu instructions in some locations

These responsibilities as a chef will ensure that you provide a fantastic service and contribute towards the business and the service. You will make a difference each and every day by doing what you do best and offering a great standard of food and service to the customers.


Skills required:
* You will have extraordinary attention to detail
* You will have knowledge of stock management and ordering
* You will enjoy working with different people
* Have the ability to work within various environments
* You will have the skills to manage small teams
* You will be able to work under pressure and work with a variety of teams
* You will enjoy being flexible and managing your own diary
* You will be qualified within professional cookery to City & Guilds 706/1, 706/2 or equivalent
* You will have at least 2 years background working as a chef
* You will be Senior Chef De Partie level or above
* You will have your own chef whites and knives

Benefits:
* You will work the hours and days you choose
* You will be part of a fantastic team who offer ongoing support
* You will earn fantastic rates of pay
* Accrue holiday pay to be able to take a break throughout the year
* Enrolled in a company pension scheme
* Be able to manage your diary through our company app and online portal
* Gain experience through working within a variety of kitchens and teams
* Whilst these roles are flexible and ongoing, they could lead to a permanent role in the future
* You will enjoy a reward and recognition scheme that includes Superstar of the month
* You will be paid on a weekly basis
* You will meet new people and have the chance to network

Transport links:
* Being able to drive and have your own transport is an advantage but not essential
* There are plenty of great transport routes available
* We will support you in getting to site

Recruitment checks for this role:
* Employment referencing with no gaps for at least the past 1 year
* Level 2 food hygiene or above
* DBS, criminal record check may be required for certain sites - we can offer this to you but will come at a cost £40
* Proof of right to work in the UK and National Insurance details required

Click apply today. Alternatively please feel free to call our office and ask for Nikita We can't wait to speak with you.