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Chef Supervisor

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    Facility / Cleaning

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    Not Specified

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  • Published:

    2 days ago

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Job Description

  • Supervise the prison kitchen workers in their tasks.

  • Ensures that COSHH, HACCP and QHSE regulations are adhered to.

  • Check information is on display with reference to Health & Safety and food Safety.

  • Assists in the smooth operation of food preparation and service.

  • Food must meet the required medical and cultural needs including, for example, gluten free, low fat, soft food, halal and vegetarian.

  • Supervise the prison kitchen workers to so food is correctly stored to minimise waste.

  • Demonstrates an understanding of menu items and explain them to prison kitchen workers.

  • Check for pests and report any to Manager.

  • Maintains a safe and healthy work environment by following organisation standards and sanitation regulations.

  • Understands and supervise prison kitchen workers in correct food handling, safety and sanitation standards during food preparation, service and clean up.

  • Keeps equipment operating by following operating instructions.

  • Ensures rubbish is regularly removed from areas and in the correct waste streams.

  • Ensures all food is stored safely and at the correct legal temperatures.

  • Ensures all equipment is washed correctly and where permitted with the use of a dishwasher.

  • Completes due diligence and other food safety documentation.

  • Reports any safety deficiencies, incidents, near misses, ill health and environmental incidents to their manager.

  • Ensures company safety arrangements and procedures are followed always. Bring any issues in systems of work or equipment to the attention of the Manager

  • Complies with standards as set up in the company procedures and through training delivered.

  • Undertakes additional duties as required by their supervisor in line with capabilities.

  • Communicates effectively with all the teams to ensure there is a seamless way of working across the contract.,

  • Follow Group and company policies and procedures at all times.

  • Report any apparent deficiencies in systems of work or equipment provided that may result in failure of service delivery or risk to health and safety or the environment.

  • Use all work equipment and personal PPE properly and in accordance with training received.

  • Report any issues or training needs to your Line manager.

    Information Security:


  • Prison vetting clearance required.

  • Ensure compliance with the prison security procedures / requirements in all activities.

  • Proactively identify and report security risks to your manager.

  • Report actual and suspected security incidents.

    Note: This job description Is intended to give the post holder an appreciation of the role envisaged for this position and the range of duties undertaken. Specific tasks and objectives will be agreed with the post holder throughout the period of employment. The job description may be varied from time to time by the Company to reflect changes in the post holder's role and/or the needs of the business.

Candidate Description

  • Maintains a smart, professional appearance.

  • Works safely always giving due consideration for the safety of others and the environment.

  • Prepared to work in a chilled environment & willing to work in hot, noisy conditions

  • May be required to go on training in particular topics such as cooking special diets.

  • Knowledgeable about allergens, and cultural needs including, for example, gluten free, low fat, soft food, halal and vegetarian.

  • Food safety level 3 preferred and willing to undertake required training to comply with food safety.

  • NVQ in catering and hospitality.

  • Food hygiene level two.

  • Standing mostly with manual handling & some bending / stretching / heavy lifting required

  • Can work well under pressure and possesses good organisational skills

  • Has a good level of both written and spoken English.

  • Good standard of numeracy and understands principles of stocktake and stock control.

  • Good people skills, customer focused and focused on delivering excellent customer service,

  • A good communicator, who can easily interact with prison kitchen workers and team members

  • A flexible approach, and "can do attitude" together with the ability to self-prioritise will be required

  • Maintains a good working relationship with Mitie employees, Prison staff and prison kitchen workers.

  • Represents Mitie and the client always in a professional manner

Employer Description

Mitie was founded in 1987, Mitie is the UK's leading facilities management and professional services company, looking after a large, diverse, blue-chip customer base, from banks and retailers, to hospitals, schools and government offices. Mitie has over 77,000 people, 100+ office locations, and thousands of customers across the country, there's no limit to what you can achieve if you work for us.