Vacancy for Multi Skilled Operatives

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Location Manston - CT12
Contract Type Permanent - Employee
Working Days Monday - Sunday
Working Times Between Early shift will be 06:00am - 2:00pm and Late shift will be 2:00pm -10:00pm
Shift Pattern Your shift will be 7.5 hours per day with an element of flexibility depending upon needs. Working 5 days a week out of 7 days with 2 days off on a rota basis , therefore some weekend work will be required.
Working Hours per Week 37.5 hours
Pay Rate £11.00 per hour
Job Reference VE/16882

We are looking to recruit Multi Skilled Operatives to join our team at the Migrant Processing Centre in Manston.

You will work with the team and be responsible for the efficient and timely preparation of a quality food delivery service, assisting also in the preparation of meals and beverages for the Home Office client, company employees and guests, always maintaining a high quality of hygiene standards.

You will also be required to carry out general cleaning tasks as detailed on the cleaning schedule as directed by the Supervisors/Manager, carrying out all tasks with due regard to the contract specification and all legislation, including Health and Safety and personal hygiene.

This is an excellent opportunity for you to support people in real need of help who are experiencing the UK for the first time following a traumatic journey, and although there will be limited contact with the migrants, an empathetic , reliable nature with excellent attention to detail would be required. 

Main Duties and responsibilities of the role.

Maintain contract health & safety, and hygiene standards in line with current legislation and ensuring personal appearance, including uniform are always of the highest standards in line with company policy.

Ensure that all allocated HACCP, Food Safety & due diligence records are completed and maintained on a regular basis and adhere to company policy on dealing with food handling and such preparations needed.

To work in all areas across the site including catering outlets & kitchens as requested by the Catering manager / supervisors. preparing counters to the standard as requested by managment. 

To ensure correct materials, equipment and methods are always used and equipment is kept clean and in good working order. Report faulty machinery / equipment immediately.

To ensure that all clients and customers and dealt with promptly and courteously according to company standards.

To assist in the preparation and serving all food and beverages at the specified times and in the appropriate quantities within the retail environment/catering service outlets.

Ensure sound knowledge of the food served daily together with the portion size and any allergen & calories content

Ensure tables, chairs, trolleys, and floors are always kept clean and tidy.

To prepare and assemble the migrant meals (breakfast, lunch & supper) in accordance with the correct preparation scope.

Clean all areas of food preparation and service using the nominated cleaning schedules, ensuring that floor and wall surfaces are kept clean to the prescribed height.

Maintain full compliance with ISO9002 & ISO14001 requirement for which you have responsibility

To perform any other duty which may be reasonably required by your line manager or the company.

General cleaning tasks may include -

Emptying waste bins/recycling areas and vacuum cleaning.

Cleaning of Communal area , Lift and Stairs ,  meeting rooms, tea points and washrooms 

High- and low-level cleaning

To be successful in this role you will need.

Previous experience in a similar role

A good team player.

The ability to work using their own initiative under instruction

What will you get in return?

  • A pension scheme- to save for the future - eligibility rules apply
  • Access to high street discounts
  • 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 Wellbeing Support


Why join OCS Group 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.