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Commis Chef Apprentice

@Legacy Youth Zone
  • CR0 2LG, Croydon, Greater London, England, United Kingdom View on Map
  • Post Date : November 11, 2021
  • Apply Before : December 13, 2021
  • Salary: £16,478.00 - £16,478.00 / Weekly
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Job Detail

  • Number of Positions Available: 1
  • Working Hours 37.5
  • Working Week: Worked on Rota Basis ( includes late afternoons , evenings and Weekends)
  • Working Location CR0 2LG
  • Minimum Entry Requirements Experience of working in a catering environment. Knowledge of Health, Safety and Environmental issues.
  • Personal Qualities: Willingness to learn.
  • Things to Consider:
    A willingness to work unsociable hours, during evenings and weekends is required. A willingness to work additional hours to cover events, holidays and staff absences. Enhanced DBS certificate with a commitment to safeguarding young people.

Job Description

Apprenticeship Title : Commis Chef Apprenticeship

Employer : Legacy Youth Zone

Location : CR0 2LG

Apprenticeship Standard : Commis Chef Level 2

Job Purpose:

Legacy Youth Zone is open to young people 7 days a week, evenings and weekends and as such, Legacy will become a second home to many young people.  The café and canteen area, named as the Big Love Kitchen by our young people, are an essential part of Legacy Youth Zone’s offer to young people and as the catering assistant, you will play a key role in cooking inspiring and healthy dishes to serve to young people, as well as providing a warm and welcoming environment.

Duties and Responsibilities – General

  • Be a role model for young people and present a positive “can do” attitude
  • Take personal responsibility for own actions
  • Commit to a culture of continuous improvement
  • Work within the performance framework of Legacy Youth Zone and OnSide
  • Represent Legacy Youth Zone positively and effectively in all dealings with internal colleagues, external partners, members and the general public
  • Comply with all policies and procedures, with particular reference to safeguarding, codes of conduct, health and safety and equality and diversity.
  • Be alert to issues of safeguarding and child protection, ensuring that the welfare and safety of Legacy Youth Zone members is promoted and safeguarded. Report any child protection and safeguarding concerns to the designated safeguarding lead, following the safeguarding policies and procedures (training to be provided)
  • To assist with any promotional activities and visits that take place at Legacy Youth Zone
  • To actively promote Legacy Youth Zone and positively contribute towards increasing Youth Zone membership

Duties and Responsibilities – Detailed

  • To undertake the preparation of food and beverages served in the café area
  • To undertake the preparation and delivery of food and beverages for events, internal meetings and room hires
  • To serve food and beverages to Legacy Youth Zone members, ensuring they receive a great level of customer service
  • To assist with the production and costing of menus
  • To comply with stock control procedures
  • Ensure all kitchen equipment is regularly cleaned, reporting any faults/repairs required
  • Ensure all Health and Safety and Environmental Health requirements are adhered to, namely:
  • Reporting of all equipment not working properly
  • Reporting of any health and safety issues
  • Compliance with food hygiene regulations
  • Ensuring food is stored correctly and at correct temperatures
  • Recording temperatures on delivery of all high-risk food and prior to service, where applicable
  • To assist with the ordering and control of all stock
  • Cash handling in line with Legacy financial procedures
  • Maintaining a clean working environment as set out in the cleaning schedule by ensuring regular cleaning of all work surfaces, storerooms and ancillary areas
  • Clearing tables and washing up
  • Undertake such other additional duties which may result from changing circumstances
  • Carry out any other reasonable duties as requested by management

Skills required:

  • Ability to communicate clearly and follow instructions
  • Ability to organise tasks and priorities work
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team