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Catering Asisstant (1163)

  • 9.00 but equated
  • Dewsbury WF12 OHE
  • CV's to Louise at 1163@mcs-unit.co.uk
  • Date Posted: 03/12/2019

Mellors Catering Services are currently recruiting for:

CATERING ASSISTANT (1163)

Mellors Catering Services is the first choice contract caterer in the north for catering in the business, industry and education sectors.

From food on the plate to design and turn key project management of new catering developments, Mellors brings commercial experience and local resources to your organisation.


Our Mission is: Top quality service and food create happy and successful people

Job Details:
Environment:  High School
Hours: 10 hours per week
Contract: Permanent, 38 weeks worked, 4.2 holidays
Basic rate per hour: £9.00 but equated
Location: Dewsbury WF12 OHE
Contract Start Date: December 2019
Accountable To: Catering Manager
Required to wear uniform as per company guidelines

As a Catering Assistant your overall role is to assist in the unit as directed by the Unit Manager.  The responsibilities are shared within the team and include preparing, all cleaning duties and cooking, storing all utensils and crockery in the correct areas, operate and maintain the efficient running of the kitchen equipment e.g. dishwashing machine.

Maintain high standards and ensure all kitchen surfaces (including walls and floors) and equipment are kept clean to minimise the risk of accidents and maintain high standards of hygiene.

Duties:
• Basic preparation of food and simple cooking
• Serving meals ensuring correct portion control
• Serving customers in a polite and friendly manner
• Cleaning kitchen, it’s surrounds and equipment
• General kitchen duties e.g. washing up
• Using the equipment as directed by Unit Manager
• Preparation of dining area
• Ensure food hygiene and health and safety regulation are adhered to at all times
• Adhere to existing and new working practices, methods, procedures and respond positively to new and alternative systems
• Taking an active part in any unit sales promotions
• Participate in training and development
• Carry out ad hoc duties as directed by Unit Manager

Skills:
• Ability to work as part of a team
• Ability to promote a welcoming environment to our customers
• Polite and friendly
• Punctual
• Work well under pressure
• Basic understanding of food hygiene would be advantageous
• Experience of working with food previously is desirable
• Neat and tidy in appearance
• A ‘can do’ attitude, prepared to assist the rest of the team

An enhanced DBS check will be applicable

Cook (1161)

  • Huddersfield, HD3
  • CV's to Jackie Tempest at JackieT@mellors.co.uk
  • Date Posted: 03/12/2019

Mellors Catering Services are currently recruiting for a:

COOK (1161)
Mellors Catering Services is the first choice contract caterer in the north for catering in the business, industry and education sectors.

Operating some 270 sites, we provide expertise through a stable and professional management team.

From food on the plate to design and turn key project management of new catering developments, Mellors brings commercial experience and local resources to your organisation.

Our Mission is: Top quality service and food create happy and successful people

Job Details:
Environment: High School
Hours: 35 per week
Hourly Rate: £10.50ph basic, equated £8.521
Contract: Permanent (Term Time only- 38 working weeks / 4.2 holiday weeks)
Region: Huddersfield HD3 4HA
Contract Start Date: ASAP
Accountable To: Catering Manager
Required to wear uniform as per company guidelines

As a Cook your overall role is to produce the required products on the menu, support the catering manager, using fresh ingredients and making the products from fresh. You will also be responsible for preparing, all cleaning duties and cooking, storing all utensils and crockery in the correct areas, operate and maintain the efficient running of the kitchen equipment e.g. dishwashing machine. 

You will also be required to put away all deliveries promptly and ensure the stockroom is clean and accessible.

Duties:
• Preparation of food and cooking
• Cooking meals to the menu requirements
• Serving meals ensuring correct portion control
• Serving customers in a polite and friendly manner
• Cleaning kitchen, it’s surrounds and equipment
• General kitchen duties e.g. washing up
• Using the equipment
• Using the till
• Cash operation
• Ensure food hygiene and health and safety regulations are adhered to at all times
• Follow HACCP and company procedures
• Adhere to existing and new working practices, methods, procedures and respond positively to new and alternative systems
• Taking an active part in any unit sales promotions
• Participate in training and development
• Carry out ad hoc duties as directed by Catering Manager
• Supporting the Catering Manager and providing cover in their absence
• Available to do overtime as requested by the Catering Manager

Skills:
• Experience of producing homemade savoury dishes and home baking (sweet products)
• Minimum of an NVQ in Cookery/Hospitality would be required
• Ability to work as part of a team
• Ability to promote a welcoming environment to our customers
• Polite and friendly
• Punctual
• Work well under pressure
• Good understanding of food hygiene is essential
• Experience of working with food previously is essential
• Neat and tidy in appearance
• A ‘can do’ attitude, prepared to assist the rest of the team


It will be necessary for the company to apply for a DBS check at commencement of employment.

NOTE:  This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employees may perform other related duties as required to meet the on-going needs of the organisation.

 

Catering Manager (1161)

  • £12ph basic, equated £10.20
  • Huddersfield, HD3 4HA
  • CV's to Jackie Tempest at JackieT@mellors.co.uk
  • Date Posted: 03/12/2019

Mellors Catering Services are currently recruiting for a:

CATERING MANAGER (1161)
Mellors Catering Services is the first choice contract caterer in the north for catering in the business, industry and education sectors.

Operating some 270 sites, we provide expertise through a stable and professional management team.

From food on the plate to design and turn key project management of new catering developments, Mellors brings commercial experience and local resources to your organisation.

Our Mission is: Top quality service and food create happy and successful people

This role is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced catering manager to operate the catering provision in a high school.  We’re looking for someone with creativity, enthusiasm and a passion for children and food.  Managing a large catering team you will be able to add some creativity through themed events for the children and provide a great service on the counter and with hospitality requests.

Job Details:
Environment: High School
Hours: 37 per week
Hourly Rate: £12ph basic, equated £10.20
Contract: Permanent (Term Time only- 40 working weeks / 4.2 holiday weeks)
Region: Huddersfield HD3 4HA
Contract Start Date: ASAP
Accountable To: Area Manager
Required to wear uniform as per company guidelines

Catering Manager Role Purpose:
• Providing a full school catering service to high school children and staff
• Assisting the children to eat a healthy balanced diet
• Providing hospitality when requested
• Managing a team (including managing their performance, training and development, absence management and disciplinary if required)
• Controlling a budget and achieving sales targets and food costs
• Managing client demands, client relationship development
• Ensuring all food hygiene and health and safety regulations are adhered to at all times
• Adhere to existing and new working practices, methods, procedures and respond positively to new and alternative systems
• Taking an active part in any unit sales promotions
• Stock taking
• Completing relevant unit required paperwork
• Inducting & training new staff
• Participate in training and development
• Carry out ad hoc duties as directed by Area Manager
• May also be required to cover other sites within a reasonable distance

Essential Qualifications & Experience Needed To Be The Catering Manager:
• Previous contract catering & school meals experience is essential
• Previous management experience is desirable
• Excellent client liaison / relationship building skills are vital to this role.
• Must have excellent cooking skills in both presentation and taste.
• You will also be IT proficient.
• Ability to successfully manage a team
• Ability to promote a welcoming environment to our customers
• Neat and tidy in appearance
• A ‘can do’ attitude, prepared to assist the rest of the team

It will be necessary for the company to apply for a DBS check at commencement of employment.
NOTE:  This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employees may perform other related duties as required to meet the on-going needs of the organisation.

Mobile Catering Assistant - North & West Yorkshire

  • £8.21 plus 35p business mileage rate
  • North & West Yorkshire
  • CV's to Neil Eastwood at NeilE@mellors.co.uk
  • Date Posted: 22/11/2019

Mellors Catering Services are currently recruiting for:

MOBILE CATERING ASSISTANT – NORTH & WEST YORKSHIRE

Mellors Catering Services is the first choice contract caterer in the north for catering in the business, industry and education sectors.

From food on the plate to design and turn key project management of new catering developments, Mellors brings commercial experience and local resources to your organisation.

Our Mission is: Top quality service and food create happy and successful people

Job Details:
Environment:  Schools
Hours: 16 per week
Contract: Permanent
Basic rate per hour: £8.21 + 35p business mileage
Location: North and West Yorkshire
Contract Start Date: ASAP
Accountable To: Unit Manager
Required to wear uniform as per company guidelines, must be able to drive.

As a Mobile Catering Assistant your overall role is to assist in the units across a number of our sites, covering for sickness absence and shortages as directed by the Area Support Manager. For this role you must be able to drive and have your own transport.  Travel expenses will be paid from the nearest unit to your home address. The responsibilities are shared within the teams and include preparing, all cleaning duties and cooking, storing all utensils and crockery in the correct areas, operate and maintain the efficient running of the kitchen equipment e.g. dishwashing machine.

Maintain high standards and ensure all kitchen surfaces (including walls and floors) and equipment are kept clean to minimise the risk of accidents and maintain high standards of hygiene. You will ensure that all waste (dry and wet) is disposed of safely and in line with legislation and school policy and procedure.

You will also be required to put away all deliveries promptly and ensure the stockroom is clean and accessible.

Duties:
• Basic preparation of food and simple cooking
• Serving meals ensuring correct portion control
• Serving customers in a polite and friendly manner
• Cleaning kitchen, it’s surrounds and equipment
• General kitchen duties e.g. washing up
• Using the equipment as directed by Unit Manager
• Preparation of dining area
• Ensure food hygiene and health and safety regulation are adhered to at all times
• Adhere to existing and new working practices, methods, procedures and respond positively to new and alternative systems
• Taking an active part in any unit sales promotions
• Participate in training and development
• Carry out ad hoc duties as directed by Unit Manager

Skills:
• Ability to work as part of a team
• Ability to promote a welcoming environment to our customers
• Polite and friendly
• Punctual
• Work well under pressure
• Basic understanding of food hygiene would be advantageous
• Experience of working with food previously is desirable
• Neat and tidy in appearance
• A ‘can do’ attitude, prepared to assist the rest of the team

It will be necessary for the company to apply for a DBS check at commencement of employment.

Catering Assistant (925)

  • £8.21 equated
  • Rainhill, Prescot L35 0LQ
  • CV's to Anne at 925@mcs-unit.co.uk
  • Date Posted: 22/11/2019

Mellors Catering Services are currently recruiting for:

CATERING ASSISTANT (925)

Mellors Catering Services is the first choice contract caterer in the north for catering in the business, industry and education sectors.

From food on the plate to design and turn key project management of new catering developments, Mellors brings commercial experience and local resources to your organisation.


Our Mission is: Top quality service and food create happy and successful people

Job Details:
Environment:  Primary School
Hours: 17.5 hours per week
Contract: Permanent, 38 weeks worked, 4.2 holidays
Basic rate per hour: £8.21 but equated
Location: Rainhill, Prescot L35 0LQ
Contract Start Date: November 2019
Accountable To: Catering Manager
Required to wear uniform as per company guidelines

As a Catering Assistant your overall role is to assist in the unit as directed by the Unit Manager.  The responsibilities are shared within the team and include preparing, all cleaning duties and cooking, storing all utensils and crockery in the correct areas, operate and maintain the efficient running of the kitchen equipment e.g. dishwashing machine.

Maintain high standards and ensure all kitchen surfaces (including walls and floors) and equipment are kept clean to minimise the risk of accidents and maintain high standards of hygiene.

Duties:
• Basic preparation of food and simple cooking
• Serving meals ensuring correct portion control
• Serving customers in a polite and friendly manner
• Cleaning kitchen, it’s surrounds and equipment
• General kitchen duties e.g. washing up
• Using the equipment as directed by Unit Manager
• Preparation of dining area
• Ensure food hygiene and health and safety regulation are adhered to at all times
• Adhere to existing and new working practices, methods, procedures and respond positively to new and alternative systems
• Taking an active part in any unit sales promotions
• Participate in training and development
• Carry out ad hoc duties as directed by Unit Manager

Skills:
• Ability to work as part of a team
• Ability to promote a welcoming environment to our customers
• Polite and friendly
• Punctual
• Work well under pressure
• Basic understanding of food hygiene would be advantageous
• Experience of working with food previously is desirable
• Neat and tidy in appearance
• A ‘can do’ attitude, prepared to assist the rest of the team

An enhanced DBS check will be applicable

Junior Development Chef

  • £9.26 but equated for term time
  • North West of England
  • CV's to John Connolly at Johnc@mellors.co.uk
  • Date Posted: 17/10/2019

Mellors Catering Services are currently recruiting for a:

Junior Development Chef
Mellors Catering Services is the first choice contract caterer in the north for catering in the business, industry and education sectors.  Operating some 270 sites, we provide expertise through a stable and professional management team.

Our Mission is: Top quality service and food create happy and successful people

We are a family run business and it is the quality of our people that has made us successful. Mellors is a great place to work. We encourage a culture of opportunity and learning where our people can gain skills and qualifications to achieve their full potential.

We have an exciting and unique opportunity enhancing your career as a Chef in a Junior Development Chef role working Monday to Friday term time only across the North West of England. This post has been created due to an exciting period of growth and new business. You will be supporting the Development Chef and predominantly assisting with sales presentations; helping us to generate new business. A full training plan will be delivered in alignment with the duties of the role and the chosen candidate must successfully complete an Apprenticeship Standard qualification throughout their employment.  The successful candidate must also have a driving licence and their own vehicle, business fuel expenses will be reimbursed.

The successful candidate will be involved in delivering added value activities within schools delivering food classes, bread making as an example. Full training will be given to deliver these activities.  You will be responsible for delivering talks, workshops and training sessions to school children and businesses as well as monitoring our contracts against the specific standards and supporting the team with food innovation ideas.

You need to be innovative and have a contemporary approach to food. You must be excited about bringing the high street food offer to our customers through our menus, theme days and food concepts.

This role is key in bringing the passion and expertise delivering great food for our clients and customers in our business contracts and the pupils and staff in our schools. It is a fantastic opportunity for someone with a passion to learn and succeed through training and development for future succession leading to becoming a Development Chef. We are looking for someone with creativity, enthusiasm and a passion for food. 

Job Details:
Environment: Schools and Business in Industry sites
Hours: 40 hours worked per week
Hourly Rate: £9.26ph basic but equated
Contract: Permanent (Term Time only- 39 working weeks / 4.2 holiday weeks)
Region: North West
Contract Start Date: January 2020
Accountable To: Food Development & Training Chef
Required to wear uniform as per company guidelines

Role Purpose:
• Work with the Food Development and Training Chef to support the catering operations in regards to food presentations, menu development, team training/coaching
• Deliver added value activities in our sites and to our customers
• Be a food ambassador to the catering teams to ensure company standards in relation to food standards and the Mellors offer is implemented
• Provide support to the Food Development and Training Chef on any new menu products or food roll out initiatives
• Ensure that methods of preparation, production and presentation comply with Mellors standards and procedures.
• Ensure that excellent levels of service are being delivered to the customers.
• Compliance with all Mellors, client policies, site rules and statutory regulations relating to Health & Safety, safe working practices, hygiene, cleanliness, fire and COSHH.
• To uphold the company values and adhere to internal and external customer confidentialities.
• Participate in training and development
• Carry out ad hoc duties as directed by Food Development and Training Chef

Essential Qualifications & Experience Needed To Be Junior Development Chef:
• You will have a City and Guilds 706 Part 1 & 2 or similar
• Essential skills of working as a Chef or will be currently working in a Junior Chef role
• Excellent written English and numeracy skills
• Ideally worked with different teams
• Be IT proficient.
• Able to work to deadlines in an organised manner
• Excellent presentation skills
• Confident and friendly attitude
• A passion for food
• A determination to develop and learn
• A real “can do” attitude
• Neat and tidy appearance

This role is a training and development role therefore requirement to enrol and successfully complete Production Chef or Senior Food Production Chef Level 2 Apprenticeship Standards including standard Production Chef Level 2 and 3 workshops.

The recruitment process will include a formal interview and a trade test exercise to determine skills basis for the role. It will be necessary for the company to apply for a DBS check at commencement of employment.

NOTE:  This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employees may perform other related duties as required to meet the on-going needs of the organisation.

Catering Manager (1165)

  • £9.94 but equated
  • Boroughbridge, North Yorkshire YO51 9EB
  • CV's to Neil Eastwood at Neile@mellors.co.uk
  • Date Posted: 17/10/2019

Mellors Catering Services are currently recruiting for a:
CATERING MANAGER
Mellors Catering Services is the first choice contract caterer in the north for catering in the business, industry and education sectors.
From food on the plate to design and turn key project management of new catering developments, Mellors brings commercial experience and local resources to your organisation.
Our Mission is: Top quality service and food create happy and successful people

Job Details:
Environment: Primary School
Hours: 27.5 hours per week
Rate of Pay: £9.94 per hour
Contract: Permanent (38.9 weeks worked, 4.2 weeks holiday)
Region: York Road, Boroughbridge, North Yorkshire YO51 9EB
Contract Start Date: ASAP
Accountable To: Area Manager
Required to wear uniform as per company guidelines

Catering Manager Role Purpose:
• Providing a full catering school catering service
• Managing a team (including managing their performance, training and development, absence management and disciplinary if required)
• Controlling a tight budget and achieving sales targets and food costs
• Managing client demands, client relationship development
• Ensuring all food hygiene and health and safety regulations are adhered to at all times
• Adhere to existing and new working practices, methods, procedures and respond positively to new and alternative systems
• Taking an active part in any unit sales promotions
• Stock taking
• Completing relevant unit required paperwork
• Inducting & training new staff
• Participate in training and development
• Carry out ad hoc duties as directed by Area Manager
• May also be required to cover other sites within a reasonable distance

Essential Qualifications & Experience Needed To Be The Catering Manager:
• Previous contract catering & school meals experience is desirable
• Cooking experience from fresh food is required
Excellent client liaison / relationship building skills are vital to this role.
• Must have excellent cooking skills in both presentation and taste.
• You will also be IT proficient.
• Ability to successfully manage a team
• Ability to promote a welcoming environment to our customers
• Neat and tidy in appearance
• A ‘can do’ attitude, prepared to assist the rest of the team

It will be necessary for the company to apply for a DBS check at commencement of employment.
NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employees may perform other related duties as required to meet the on-going needs of the organisation.

Area Support Manager (Midlands)

  • £17,960.63 (£10.300ph)
  • Birmingham / midlands schools and surrounding Business and Industry Sites
  • CV's to Duncan Phillips at Duncanp@mellors.co.uk
  • Date Posted: 08/10/2019

Mellors Catering Services are currently recruiting for a:

Area Support Manager

Mellors Catering Services is the first choice contract caterer in the north for catering in the business, industry and education sectors.

From food on the plate to design and turn key project management of new catering developments, Mellors brings commercial experience and local resources to your organisation.

Our Mission is: Top quality service and food create happy and successful people

Job Details:
Environment: Schools and Business in Industry sites
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Salary: £17,960.63 (£10.300ph)
Term time only working 42 weeks per annum and 4.5 holiday weeks, equated pay.
Region: Birmingham / midlands schools and surrounding Business and Industry Sites
Contract Start Date: ASAP
Accountable To: Area Manager
For this role you must be able to drive and have your own transport.  You will be paid mileage from the nearest unit to your home.
Area Support Manager Role Purpose:
The role is to provide secondary support to Area Managers by managing catering units which include both educational and business & industry sites.
• Provide assistance to the Unit Manager in managing catering units
• Provide relief for Catering Managers who are on holiday or off sick providing full catering, vending and extensive hospitality services
• Carry out disciplinary investigations where necessary
• To promote a positive image and act as an ambassador for the company at all times
• Assist with training and development of employees
• Manage teams (including managing their performance, training and development, absence management and disciplinary if required)
• Assist with the training of managers to ensure they achieve budgets and other company targets
• Manage client demands, ensuring client relationships are developed in a professional manner
• Ensure all food hygiene and health and safety regulations are adhered to at all times
• Adhere to existing and new working practices, methods, procedures and respond positively to new and alternative systems
• Assist with stock taking and carry out unit audits if required
• Complete relevant unit required paperwork to company standard
• To ensure company deadlines are achieved whilst working at any contract
• Induct & train new staff
• Participate in training and development
• Carry out ad hoc duties as directed by Area Manager
• To recommend operational efficiencies and improvements on an ongoing basis
Essential Qualifications & Experience Needed To Be The Area Support Manager:
• Individual will need minimum NVQ / City Guilds Level 2 catering qualifications
• Previous contract catering experience is desirable
• You will also be IT proficient.
• Ability to work as part of a team
• Ability to identify the needs of staff and assist accordingly 
• Ability to understand and manage the diverse relationships between clients, staff and other stakeholders                                                             
• Ability to promote a welcoming environment to our customers
• Neat and tidy in appearance
• A natural positive person with a ‘can do’ attitude, prepared to assist the rest of the team and the company

From time to time, the company may ask you to work outside of your usual location and working hours. Therefore, flexibility is a must for this role. You will also be expected to work at weekends from time to time when covering B&I units or for special functions/occasions.

It may be necessary for the company to apply for a DBS check at commencement of employment.

Area Support Manager (2)

  • £17,960.63pa
  • Greater Manchester Area
  • CV's to Bill Kelly at BillK@mellors.co.uk
  • Date Posted: 26/09/2019

Mellors Catering Services are currently recruiting for a:
Area Support Manager (BK)
Mellors Catering Services is the first choice contract caterer in the north for catering in the business, industry and education sectors.
From food on the plate to design and turn key project management of new catering developments, Mellors brings commercial experience and local resources to your organisation.
Our Mission is: Top quality service and food create happy and successful people
Job Details:
Environment: Schools and Business in Industry sites
Hours: 37.5hours (Mon-Fri)
Salary: £17,960.63 (£10.300ph)
Contract: Permanent, equated based on 42 weeks worked and 4.5 holiday weeks
Region: Greater Manchester
Contract Start Date: ASAP
Accountable To: Area Manager
Area Support Manager Role Purpose:
The role is to provide secondary support to Area Managers by managing catering units which include both educational and business & industry sites.
• Provide assistance to the Unit Manager in managing catering units
• Provide relief for Catering Managers who are on holiday or off sick providing full catering, vending and extensive hospitality services
• Carry out disciplinary investigations where necessary
• To promote a positive image and act as an ambassador for the company at all times
• Assist with training and development of employees
• Manage teams (including managing their performance, training and development, absence management and disciplinary if required)
• Assist with the training of managers to ensure they achieve budgets and other company targets
• Manage client demands, ensuring client relationships are developed in a professional manner
• Ensure all food hygiene and health and safety regulations are adhered to at all times
• Adhere to existing and new working practices, methods, procedures and respond positively to new and alternative systems
• Assist with stock taking and carry out unit audits if required
• Complete relevant unit required paperwork to company standard
• To ensure company deadlines are achieved whilst working at any contract
• Induct & train new staff
• Participate in training and development
• Carry out ad hoc duties as directed by Area Manager
• To recommend operational efficiencies and improvements on an ongoing basis
Essential Qualifications & Experience Needed To Be The Area Support Manager:
• Individual will need minimum NVQ / City Guilds Level 2 catering qualifications
• Previous contract catering experience is desirable
• You will also be IT proficient.
• Ability to work as part of a team
• Ability to identify the needs of staff and assist accordingly
• Ability to understand and manage the diverse relationships between clients, staff and other stakeholders
• Ability to promote a welcoming environment to our customers
• Neat and tidy in appearance
• A natural positive person with a ‘can do’ attitude, prepared to assist the rest of the team and the company
For this role you must be able to drive and have your own transport.
From time to time, the company may ask you to work outside of your usual location and working hours. Therefore, flexibility is a must for this role. You will also be expected to work at weekends from time to time when covering B&I units or for special functions/occasions.
It may be necessary for the company to apply for a DBS check at commencement of employment.

 

Catering Assistant (1129)

  • £8.21, equated
  • Leeds, LS6
  • CV's to Paula Stubbs at PaulaS@mellors.co.uk
  • Date Posted: 02/09/2019

Mellors Catering Services are currently recruiting for a:

Catering Assistant (1129)
Mellors Catering Services is the first choice contract caterer in the North for catering in the business, industry and education sectors. From food on the plate to design and turnkey project management of new catering developments, Mellors Catering Services brings commercial experience and local resources to your organisation.
Our Mission: Top quality service and food create happy and successful people
Job Details:
Environment: Education
Hours: 30hrs (Mon-Fri)
Basic Hourly Rate: £8.21 basic rate, £6.821 equated rate
Contract: Permanent (Term Time Only, 39 working weeks / 4.2 holiday weeks)
Region: Leeds, LS6
Contract Start Date: ASAP
Accountable To: Catering Manager
Required to wear uniform as per company guidelines.
Responsibilities:
• Maintaining high standards and ensuring all kitchen surfaces (including walls and floors) and equipment are kept clean to minimise the risk of accidents
• Ensuring that all waste (dry and wet) is disposed of safely and in line with legislation and policy and procedures
• Putting away all deliveries promptly and ensuring the stockroom is clean and accessible
• Basic preparation of food and simple cooking
• Serving meals ensuring correct portion control
• Serving customers in a polite and friendly manner
• General kitchen duties e.g. washing up
• Using the equipment as directed by unit manager
• Preparation of dining area
• Ensuring food hygiene and health & safety regulations are adhered to at all times
• Adhere to existing and new working practices, methods, procedures and respond positively to new and alternative systems
• Ad hoc activities as directed by the Catering Manager
Skills:
• Ability to work as part of a team
• Ability to promote a welcoming environment to our customers, polite and friendly
• Catering experience is desirable
• Punctual and work well under pressure
• Basic understanding of food hygiene would be advantageous
• Experience of working with food previously is desirable
• Neat and tidy in appearance
• A ‘can do’ attitude, prepared to assist the rest of the team

It will be necessary for the company to apply for a DBS check at commencement of employment.

 

Catering Assistant (823) (1)

  • £8.21
  • Sheffield, S17
  • CV's to Mandy Bentley at Mandyb@mellors.co.uk
  • Date Posted: 22/08/2019

Mellors Catering Services is the first choice contract caterer in the north for catering in the business, industry and education sectors.
From food on the plate to design and turn key project management of new catering developments, Mellors brings commercial experience and local resources to your organisation.
Our Mission is: Top quality service and food create happy and successful people
Job Details:
Environment: School
Hours: 17.5 hours per week
Contract: Term Time Only
Location: S17 3QU
Hourly rate: £8.21 per hour, equated
Contract Start Date: ASAP
Accountable To: Unit Manager
Required to wear uniform as per company guidelines
As a Catering Assistant your overall role is to assist in the unit as directed by the Unit Manager. The responsibilities are shared within the team and include preparing, all cleaning duties and cooking, storing all utensils and crockery in the correct areas, operate and maintain the efficient running of the kitchen equipment e.g. dishwashing machine.
Maintain high standards and ensure all kitchen surfaces (including walls and floors) and equipment are kept clean to minimise the risk of accidents and maintain high standards of hygiene. You will ensure that all waste (dry and wet) is disposed of safely and in line with legislation and school / council policy and procedure.
You will also be required to put away all deliveries promptly and ensure the stockroom is clean and accessible.

Duties:

Basic preparation of food and simple cooking
Serving meals ensuring correct portion control
Serving customers in a polite and friendly manner
Cleaning kitchen, it’s surrounds and equipment
General kitchen duties e.g. washing up
Using the equipment as directed by Unit Manager
Preparation of dining area
Ensure food hygiene and health and safety regulation are adhered to at all times
Adhere to existing and new working practices, methods, procedures and respond positively to new and alternative systems
Taking an active part in any unit sales promotions
Participate in training and development
Carry out ad hoc duties as directed by Unit Manager
Skills:

Ability to work as part of a team
Ability to promote a welcoming environment to our customers
Polite and friendly
Punctual
Work well under pressure
Basic understanding of food hygiene would be advantageous
Experience of working with food previously is desirable
Neat and tidy in appearance
A ‘can do’ attitude, prepared to assist the rest of the team
It will be necessary for the company to apply for a DBS check at commencement of employment.

Mobile Catering Assistant (JA)

  • £8.21,equated
  • Burton Area
  • CV's to Jackie Applegate at JackieA@mellors.co.uk
  • Date Posted: 19/08/2019

Mellors Catering Services are currently recruiting for a:

Mobile Catering Assistant (JA)
Mellors Catering Services is the first choice contract caterer in the North for catering in the business, industry and education sectors. From food on the plate to design and turnkey project management of new catering developments, Mellors Catering Services brings commercial experience and local resources to your organisation.
Our Mission: Top quality service and food create happy and successful people
Job Details:
Environment: Education
Hours: 16hrs (Mon-Fri)
Basic Hourly Rate: £8.21 core, £6.663 equated.
Contract: Permanent, term time only (38 working weeks, 4.2 holiday weeks)
Region: Burton Area
Contract Start Date: ASAP
Accountable To: Catering Manager
Required to wear uniform as per company guidelines.
Responsibilities:
• Maintaining high standards and ensuring all kitchen surfaces (including walls and floors) and equipment are kept clean to minimise the risk of accidents
• Ensuring that all waste (dry and wet) is disposed of safely and in line with legislation and policy and procedures
• Putting away all deliveries promptly and ensuring the stockroom is clean and accessible
• Basic preparation of food and simple cooking
• Serving meals ensuring correct portion control
• Serving customers in a polite and friendly manner
• General kitchen duties e.g. washing up
• Using the equipment as directed by unit manager
• Preparation of dining area
• Ensuring food hygiene and health & safety regulations are adhered to at all times
• Adhere to existing and new working practices, methods, procedures and respond positively to new and alternative systems
• Ad hoc activities as directed by the Catering Manager
Skills:
• Ability to work as part of a team
• Ability to promote a welcoming environment to our customers, polite and friendly
• Catering experience is desirable
• Punctual and work well under pressure
• Basic understanding of food hygiene would be advantageous
• Experience of working with food previously is desirable
• Neat and tidy in appearance
• A ‘can do’ attitude, prepared to assist the rest of the team

It will be necessary for the company to apply for a DBS check at commencement of employment.

Catering Assistant (1153) (x4)

  • £8.51 per hour
  • Manchester
  • CV's to HR at hr@mellors.co.uk
  • Date Posted: 15/08/2019

Mellors Catering Services are currently recruiting for:

 

CATERING ASSISTANT X4

 

Mellors Catering Services is the first choice contract caterer in the north for catering in the business, industry and education sectors.

 

From food on the plate to design and turn key project management of new catering developments, Mellors brings commercial experience and local resources to your organisation.

 

Our Mission is: Top quality service and food create happy and successful people

 

Job Details:

 

Environment: B&I call centre

 

Hours: Various vacancies (30hrs Mon – Fri 7am – 1pm), (27hrs Mon – Fri 1pm – 6pm Monday, 1pm – 6pm Tuesday – Friday), (25hrs Mon – Fri 9am – 2pm) & (22.5hrs Mon – Fri 5pm – 9:30pm).

 

Contract: Permanent

 

Basic rate per hour: £8.51

 

Location: Manchester

 

Contract Start Date: October 2019

 

Accountable To: Catering Manager

 

Required to wear uniform as per company guidelines

 

As a Catering Assistant your overall role is to assist in the unit as directed by the Unit Manager. The responsibilities are shared within the team and include preparing, all cleaning duties and cooking, storing all utensils and crockery in the correct areas, operate and maintain the efficient running of the kitchen equipment e.g. dishwashing machine.

 

Maintain high standards and ensure all kitchen surfaces (including walls and floors) and equipment are kept clean to minimise the risk of accidents and maintain high standards of hygiene.

 

Duties:

  • Basic preparation of food and simple cooking
  • Serving meals ensuring correct portion control
  • Serving customers in a polite and friendly manner
  • Cleaning kitchen, it’s surrounds and equipment
  • General kitchen duties e.g. washing up
  • Using the equipment as directed by Unit Manager
  • Preparation of dining area
  • Ensure food hygiene and health and safety regulation are adhered to at all times
  • Adhere to existing and new working practices, methods, procedures and respond positively to new and alternative systems
  • Taking an active part in any unit sales promotions
  • Participate in training and development
  • Carry out ad hoc duties as directed by Unit Manager

Skills:

  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to promote a welcoming environment to our customers
  • Polite and friendly
  • Punctual
  • Work well under pressure
  • Basic understanding of food hygiene would be advantageous
  • Experience of working with food previously is desirable
  • Neat and tidy in appearance
  • A ‘can do’ attitude, prepared to assist the rest of the team

Catering Manager (1153)

  • £12.00 per hour
  • Manchester
  • CV's to HR at hr@mellors.co.uk
  • Date Posted: 15/08/2019

Mellors Catering Services are currently recruiting for a:

 

CATERING MANAGER

 

Mellors Catering Services is the first choice contract caterer in the north for catering in the business, industry and education sectors.

 

Operating some 250 sites, we provide expertise through a stable and professional management team.

 

From food on the plate to design and turn key project management of new catering developments, Mellors brings commercial experience and local resources to your organisation.

 

Our Mission is: Top quality service and food create happy and successful people

 

This role is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced catering manager to operate the catering provision in a new purpose built B & I site within the Sale area of Manchester. We’re looking for someone with creativity, enthusiasm and a passion for food. Managing a catering team of 5 you will be able to add some creativity and provide a great service. The trading is Monday – Friday covering Breakfast, Lunch and Bar Snacks.

 

Job Details:

 

Environment: B & I call centre

 

Hours: 40 per week (Must be flexible with start & finishing times)

 

Hourly Rate: £12.00 ph

 

Contract: Permanent

 

Region: Manchester

 

Contract Start Date: October 2019

 

Accountable To: Area Manager

 

Required to wear uniform as per company guidelines

 

Catering Manager Role Purpose:

  • Providing a bespoke catering service to 700+ staff in a call centre environment.
  • Provide a healthy balanced menu
  • Managing a team (including managing their performance, training and development, absence management and disciplinary if required)
  • Champion excellent customer service and effectively implement all customer communication tools provided in order to increase sales.
  • Ability to accurately forecast P&L projections and plan accordingly.
  • Ownership and accountability of operational management and financial performance of the business.
  • Managing client demands, client relationship development
  • Ensuring all food hygiene and health and safety regulations are adhered to at all times
  • Adhere to existing and new working practices, methods, procedures and respond positively to new and alternative systems
  • Taking an active part in any unit sales promotions
  • Stock taking
  • Completing relevant unit required paperwork
  • Inducting & training new staff
  • Participate in training and development
  • Carry out ad hoc duties as directed by Area Manager
  • May also be required to cover other sites within a reasonable distance

Essential Qualifications & Experience Needed To Be The Catering Manager:

  • Previous contract catering experience is essential
  • Previous management experience is desirable
  • Excellent client liaison / relationship building skills are vital to this role.
  • Must have excellent cooking skills in both presentation and taste.
  • You will also be IT proficient.
  • Ability to successfully manage a team
  • Ability to promote a welcoming environment to our customers
  • Neat and tidy in appearance
  • A ‘can do’ attitude, prepared to assist the rest of the team

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employees may perform other related duties as required to meet the on-going needs of the organisation.

Temp Catering Assistant (1039)

  • £9.18ph
  • North Shields, NE29
  • CV's to Mark Renton at 1039@mcs-unit.co.uk
  • Date Posted: 15/08/2019

Mellors Catering Services are currently recruiting for a:

Catering Assistant (Maternity Cover) (1039)
Mellors Catering Services is the first choice contract caterer in the North for catering in the business, industry and education sectors. From food on the plate to design and turnkey project management of new catering developments, Mellors Catering Services brings commercial experience and local resources to your organisation.
Our Mission: Top quality service and food create happy and successful people
Job Details:
Environment: Education
Hours: 16hrs (Mon-Fri)
Basic Hourly Rate: £9.18, equated.
Contract: Maternity Cover (8 to 12 months)
Region: North Shields, NE29
Contract Start Date: Sept 2019
Accountable To: Catering Manager
Required to wear uniform as per company guidelines.
Responsibilities:
• Maintaining high standards and ensuring all kitchen surfaces (including walls and floors) and equipment are kept clean to minimise the risk of accidents
• Ensuring that all waste (dry and wet) is disposed of safely and in line with legislation and policy and procedures
• Putting away all deliveries promptly and ensuring the stockroom is clean and accessible
• Basic preparation of food and simple cooking
• Serving meals ensuring correct portion control
• Serving customers in a polite and friendly manner
• General kitchen duties e.g. washing up
• Using the equipment as directed by unit manager
• Preparation of dining area
• Ensuring food hygiene and health & safety regulations are adhered to at all times
• Adhere to existing and new working practices, methods, procedures and respond positively to new and alternative systems
• Ad hoc activities as directed by the Catering Manager
Skills:
• Ability to work as part of a team
• Ability to promote a welcoming environment to our customers, polite and friendly
• Catering experience is desirable
• Punctual and work well under pressure
• Basic understanding of food hygiene would be advantageous
• Experience of working with food previously is desirable
• Neat and tidy in appearance
• A ‘can do’ attitude, prepared to assist the rest of the team

It will be necessary for the company to apply for a DBS check at commencement of employment.

 

Catering Assistant (943)

  • £8.21, equated
  • Manchester, M13
  • CV's to Sharon Goodman at 943@mcs-unit.co.uk
  • Date Posted: 18/06/2019

Mellors Catering Services are currently recruiting for a:

Catering Assistant (943)
Mellors Catering Services is the first choice contract caterer in the North for catering in the business, industry and education sectors. From food on the plate to design and turnkey project management of new catering developments, Mellors Catering Services brings commercial experience and local resources to your organisation.


Our Mission: Top quality service and food create happy and successful people

Job Details:
Environment: Education
Hours: 25hrs (Mon-Fri)
Basic Hourly Rate: £8.21, equated.
Contract: Permanent (Term Time Only)
Region: Manchester, M13
Contract Start Date: ASAP
Accountable To: Catering Manager
Required to wear uniform as per company guidelines.

Responsibilities:
• Maintaining high standards and ensuring all kitchen surfaces (including walls and floors) and equipment are kept clean to minimise the risk of accidents
• Ensuring that all waste (dry and wet) is disposed of safely and in line with legislation and policy and procedures
• Putting away all deliveries promptly and ensuring the stockroom is clean and accessible
• Basic preparation of food and simple cooking
• Serving meals ensuring correct portion control
• Serving customers in a polite and friendly manner
• General kitchen duties e.g. washing up
• Using the equipment as directed by unit manager
• Preparation of dining area
• Ensuring food hygiene and health & safety regulations are adhered to at all times
• Adhere to existing and new working practices, methods, procedures and respond positively to new and alternative systems
• Ad hoc activities as directed by the Catering Manager

Skills:
• Ability to work as part of a team
• Ability to promote a welcoming environment to our customers, polite and friendly
• Catering experience is desirable
• Punctual and work well under pressure
• Basic understanding of food hygiene would be advantageous
• Experience of working with food previously is desirable
• Neat and tidy in appearance
• A ‘can do’ attitude, prepared to assist the rest of the team

It will be necessary for the company to apply for a DBS check at commencement of employment.

 

Cook (756)

  • £8.50, equated
  • Leyland, PR26
  • CV's to Catering Manager at 756@mcs-unit.co.uk
  • Date Posted: 03/06/2019

Mellors Catering Services are currently recruiting for a:
Cook (756)


Mellors Catering Services is the first choice contract caterer in the north for catering in the business, industry and education sectors.
Operating some 250 sites, we provide expertise through a stable and professional management team. From food on the plate to design and turn key project management of new catering developments, Mellors brings commercial experience and local resources to your organisation.


Our Mission is: Top quality service and food create happy and successful people


We’re looking for someone with creativity, enthusiasm and someone who is able to work under pressure.

Job Details:
Environment: Education (Secondary)
Hours: 30 per week
Contract: Permanent, term time only
Location: Leyland, PR26
Contract: Start Date: September 2019
Basic rate: £8.50, equated pay
Accountable To: Catering Manager
Required to wear uniform as per company guidelines

As a Cook your overall role is to produce the required products on the menu, using fresh ingredients and making the products from fresh. You will also be responsible for preparing, all cleaning duties and cooking, storing all utensils and crockery in the correct areas, operate and maintain the efficient running of the kitchen equipment e.g. dishwashing machine.
Maintain high standards and ensure all kitchen surfaces (including walls and floors) and equipment are kept clean to minimise the risk of accidents and maintain high standards of hygiene. You will ensure that all waste (dry and wet) is disposed of safely and in line with legislation and policy and procedure.
You will also be required to put away all deliveries promptly and ensure the stockroom is clean and accessible.
Duties:
• Preparation of food and cooking
• Cooking meals to the menu requirements
• Serving meals ensuring correct portion control
• Serving customers in a polite and friendly manner
• Cleaning kitchen, it’s surrounds and equipment
• General kitchen duties e.g. washing up
• Using the equipment
• Using the till
• Cash operation
• Ensure food hygiene and health and safety regulations are adhered to at all times
• Follow HACCP and company procedures
• Adhere to existing and new working practices, methods, procedures and respond positively to new and alternative systems
• Taking an active part in any unit sales promotions
• Participate in training and development
• Carry out ad hoc duties as directed by Catering Manager
• Supporting the Catering Manager and providing cover in their absence
• Available to do overtime as requested by the Catering Manager

Skills:
• Experience of producing homemade savoury dishes and home baking
• Minimum of an NVQ in Cookery/Hospitality is required
• Ability to work as part of a team
• Ability to promote a welcoming environment to our customers
• Polite and friendly
• Punctual
• Work well under pressure
• Good understanding of food hygiene is essential
• Experience of working with food previously is essential
• Neat and tidy in appearance
• A ‘can do’ attitude, prepared to assist the rest of the team

It will be necessary for us to apply for an Enhanced DBS check.

Chef (834)

  • 9.18, equated
  • Sunderland
  • CV's to Marjorie at 834@mcs-unit.co.uk
  • Date Posted: 28/03/2019

Mellors Catering Services are currently recruiting for a:

Chef (834)

Mellors Catering Services is the first choice contract caterer in the north for catering in the business, industry and education sectors.

Operating some 100 sites, mainly focused within 90 minutes travelling time around Manchester, we provide expertise through a stable and professional management team.

From food on the plate to design and turn key project management of new catering developments, Mellors brings commercial experience and local resources to your organisation.

Our Mission is: Top quality service and food create happy and successful people

Job Details:
Environment: School
Hours: Term Time Only, 38 weeks worked
Basic Rate: £9.18 ph equated
Contract: Permanent
Region:  Sunderland
Contract Start Date: ASAP
Accountable To: Area Support Manager/ Area Manager
Required to wear uniform as per company guidelines.

Chef Role Purpose:
1. To plan, organise and monitor controls by establishing operations to ensure that the food quality, presentation and service are provided to the highest standards as defined by the company and their clients.  To recommend and improve the standards as required.
2. To support the manager in achieving and maintaining the agreed budget food cost. To produce cost/sales analysis as and when required.
3. To ensure that merchandising procedures and aids are applied to sustain and improve interest in the range of food and beverages being offered and that, when appropriate, effort is made to increase sales.
4. To ensure that heavy duty kitchen equipment, light equipment, work areas, other facilities and general surroundings of the establishment are operated correctly to manufactures specifications and are cleaned to the standards required by the Local Authority and Company Health, Safety, Hygiene Regulations and Policies. 
5. To prepare food using fresh ingredients and demonstrate excellent craft skills in conjunction with the required qualifications. Support the manager in producing menus showing a well-balanced home cooked nutritional food offer, cook, portion and present meals to the highest standard as defined by the client, school food standards and the company.
6. To develop recipes and adapt them to suit the requirements of the Client and site needs and at all times demonstrating a good understanding of food costs, production, school food plan and company budget requirements.  
7. To ensure that the Company’s policy and procedures are applied continuously and that there are no breaches of Statutory or Local Authority Regulations.
8. To plan menus and order all food in accordance with the Company’s purchasing policy and procedures and to check and record the amounts, prices and condition of all supplies and deliveries.  To avoid unnecessary wastage and deterioration of food.
9. To promote good working relationships, supporting the catering manager through effective allocation of duties and responsibilities, and fair and prompt treatment of all employees.

10.  To carry out administration activities for the kitchen diary, working alongside the catering manager stock ordering, stock taking, stock rotation keeping to stock holding targets. To ensure that the Company’s reputation for food quality and service is delivered to the Client and the Customers at all times.
11. To undertake any other duties that may be required for the effective operation of the Catering establishment.
12. To continually monitor and implement Allergen Awareness in accordance with legislation and Mellors procedure.

Essential Qualifications & Experience Needed To Be The Chef:

1. To attend Area Meetings and Training Courses as required by the Catering / Group Manager.
2. To assist with any special tasks or projects considered necessary, including temporary relocation at other Establishments to assist with managerial vacancies, mobilisations, to train staff, etc.
3. To participate in the organisation of Special Functions as required by the client/Company.
4. To carry out any other duties required by the management team.  

This job description sets out the main duties of the position at the date it was written.  Such duties may vary from time to time without changing the general character of the position or the level of responsibility entailed.  Such variations cannot of themselves justify a reconsideration of the grading of the position.


PERSON SPECIFICATION

• Previous experience of chef position of a large site, preferably education environment.
• Experience of working with fresh ingredients and cooking dishes (stocks and sauces).
• Qualified/trained in Food Safety, Health & Safety, and COSHH regulations.
• To be qualified to 706/2 - 3 or an equivalent NVQ level 3 in food production and presentation and hold a valid intermediate food hygiene certificate.
• Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to establish strong working relationships with clients and staff.
• Ability to deputise in manager’s absence.
• Must have a love for food, lots of enthusiasm and desire for creativity.
• Planning good quality healthy menus incorporating, as required, the needs of Children with special dietary requirements.


An enhanced DBS will be required to be undertaken for this role.

From time to time, the company may ask you to work outside of your usual location and working hours.  Therefore, flexibility is a must for this role. 

It will be necessary for the company to apply for a DBS check at commencement of employment.

NOTE:  This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employees may perform other related duties as required to meet the on-going needs of the organisation.