Vacancy for Chef Manager

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Location London
Contract Type Permanent - Employee
Working Hours per Week 40 hours
Remuneration £33,000-£35,000 per annum plus benefits
Job Reference GR/10724

The Chef Manager will report to the Facilities Manager (Catering) offering support to the catering team, and aim to continuously improve the service delivery to the client

You will be responsible for the delivery of restaurant and patient catering in John Howard Centre and patient catering in Wolfson House.

Responsibilities will include:

Prepare restaurant counter to the standard agreed and lead the catering team to provide all patient meals and restaurant food at the specified times and in appropriate quantities.

Ensure that food is served at the correct temperature and presented to the highest standard.

Ensure sound knowledge of the food served daily together with the portion site.

Take responsibility for the restaurant, ensure that it is always kept clean and tidy.

Lead the catering team to maintain the highest hygiene standards and adherence to current legislation.

Oversee food orders and ensure that orders are received, checked, stored, and used correctly.

Oversee stock taking.

Keep food waste to a minimum and report any issues to the Facilities Manager (Catering)

Ensure that all due diligence records are completed and maintained.

Respond to customer complaints in a prompt and courteous manner


Qualifications & Experience required:

Basic food hygiene certificate

Previous chef/catering experience in a similar role

Good communicator

Customer focused

What will you get in return?

  • An enhanced pension scheme (above auto enrolment rates) - to save for the future
  • Life Assurance – to protect your family should the worst happen
  • 25 days holiday, plus 8 bank holidays on top
  • Option to purchase additional annual leave
  • Private Medical Insurance – to protect you
  • Access to 100s of high street discounts
  • Financial Wellbeing support - Access to low interest loans
  • Recognition scheme ‘OCS Stars’- monetary rewards given to top performers
  • Training and Development- apprenticeships, e-learning, English as a Second Language and our award nominated ‘Impact’ Programme
  • Long Service Awards
  • Cycle to work scheme- discounted bicycles
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme- 24-7 Health & Wellbeing Support


Why join OCS Group UK Ltd?

OCS prides itself as a company with strong family values and we are passionate about hiring people who demonstrate the same.

We take CARE of you; We act SAFELY and responsibly; We are TRUSTWORTHY; We work as EXPERTS. If you share these Values, we want you to be part of our team.

OCS have a well-respected brand and our colleagues are empowered to be the best version of themselves. We offer job stability and are committed to developing our colleagues by offering more than just a job. We are a financially stable business who continues to be privately owned since its inception in 1900.

We reward those who demonstrate our values and since the launch of our OCS Star recognition scheme we have rewarded nearly 1,500 colleagues with monetary vouchers, certificates, and public recognition within the business.

We invest and support the growth of our people and are currently sponsoring over 310 colleagues who are enrolled in a variety of apprenticeship programmes, ranging from Level 3 qualifications in customer service to degree programmes in Leadership. If you want to develop you career, OCS is a great choice.

OCS offers the family feel of smaller organisations although large enough to offer so many opportunities. We recognise your efforts and contribution and show our appreciation through a variety of reward schemes which in turn results in our colleagues staying with OCS.  Our business is the family you can choose, and our people stay for the friendships, opportunities, and career fulfilment we offer