Contract: Permanent, 40 hours per week (inc evening, weekends, public holidays)
Salary: £24,000 per annum
YMCA St Paul’s Group (SPG) is a charity and registered housing provider whose mission is to be an inclusive Christian Association transforming communities so that all young people can belong, contribute and thrive. As a member of the wider YMCA Federation, our vision is of places where young people thrive and communities flourish
The Association is the largest YMCA in Europe and one of the largest providers of supported housing in London and beyond providing a safe place to stay for around 1,200 residents each night. As well as accommodation, care homes, education and training, the Association is focused on the transformation of communities through its Health and Wellbeing Centres, children, youth and family programmes including nurseries, after school clubs and soft play centres.
This role is based at our YMCA in Wimbledon, reporting to the Area Support Services Manager and responsible for Chefs, Catering Assistants and the School Cook. The post holder will be expected to lead, train, supervise and delegate duties to the catering team, ensure the smooth running of the kitchen and cook and create menus for all users, ensuring the food prepared is both varied and nutritional as well as staying within budget.
Ideally, we are looking for a person with previous experience in a similar role and who will bring energy, passion and commitment to this position. An understanding of the social housing/charity sector would be advantageous.
Some duties include:
• Overseeing the expenditure of the department, ensuring there is minimal waste
• Ensuring hygiene standards are maintained at all times
• Communicating with the Area Service Support Manger about bookings, functions and children’s parties
• Cooking and overseeing the cooking of meals to all service users
• Ordering and maintaining appropriate stock levels to meet demands
• Providing line management, mentoring and coaching to the staff team
Applicants should possess experience of working in a similar role at a similar level of responsibility; possess cooking qualifications level 3 diploma or higher; possess good communication and relationship management skills; have knowledge of health and safety issues.
For a full job description, applicant pack, applicant privacy notice please visit the YMCA St Pauls Group website at www.ymcastpaulsgroup.org. Completed Application Packs should be directed to our external recruitment/response handler’s HR Initiatives Limited c/o firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: 3rd May 2019
YMCA St Paul’s Group is an equal opportunities employer. We value the importance of diversity and positively welcome applications from all members of the community, including those with disabilities. As a responsible employer, we follow safer recruitment guidelines and if you are selected for an interview you will be required to complete an application form, which will be sent out to you. The successful candidate will be expected to declare all previous offences and to undergo a Standard Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.
YMCA St Paul’s Group is a Christian organisation and as an employee you will be required to respect its ethos and uphold its values.
Closing date: We will be reviewing completed applications on a daily basis until we recruit to all posts, therefore please return your application without delay.
YMCA St Paul’s Group is an equal opportunities employer. We value the importance of diversity and positively welcome applications from all members of the community, including those with disabilities. As a responsible employer, we follow safer recruitment guidelines and if you are selected for an interview you will be required to complete an application form, which will be sent out to you. The successful candidate will be expected to declare all previous offences and to undergo an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.