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HCL – Hertfordshire Catering Limited
3.2 out of 5
£15,655 a year - Permanent, Part-time

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  • £15,655 a year

Job type

  • Part-time
  • Permanent

Shift and schedule

  • Monday to Friday



Pulled from the full job description

  • Company pension
  • Employee discount
  • Financial planning services
  • Health & wellbeing programme
  • On-site parking
  • Referral programme
  • Sick pay

Full job description

We are looking for a Cook Manager to play a vital part in helping provide excellence service, to children in our Primary Schools.

You will be directing and managing the school meals service, to ensure children receive their school meals, therefore it is essential that you have a strong understanding of the importance of Health and Safety as well as high standards of hygiene and a neat and tidy appearance.

We will need you to have excellent communication skills and be able to demonstrate the ability to lead and manage a team.

At HCL our staff are our greatest asset, and we are pro-active in providing the tools to develop individuals into motivated teams.

HCL is an established and successful educational specialist caterer, providing over 16 million meals each year to children in schools.

Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare and cook meals including any special dietary requirements
  • Cleaning duties within the kitchen/dining area
  • Stocktaking/ordering
  • Maintaining all budgets
  • Adhere to Food Safety Management System
  • Health & Safety compliance
  • Food service to students & staff
  • IT literate
  • Maintain and promote relationships within the school
  • Motivate and develop staff to their full potential

Ideal candidate

  • Passionate about food
  • Previous catering experience
  • Able to manage and motivate a team
  • Food hygiene level 2 (preferred, but not essential as training will be given)
  • Knowledge of health and safety practices
  • Demonstrate exceptional timekeeping and reliability
  • IT Skills
  • The ability to communicate fluently with customers in accurate spoken and written English is essential for the post.

We offer

  • Full training
  • Uniform
  • Established Career Path, with encouragement to progress
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Reward and Recognition Scheme
  • Salary Finance (Loans, salary advance and savings)
  • Herts Rewards -a discount scheme for supermarkets, cinemas, retail, restaurants, hotels and family days out

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

Pay: £15,655.00 per year

Expected hours: 27.5 per week


  • Company pension
  • Financial planning services
  • Health & wellbeing programme
  • On-site parking
  • Referral programme
  • Sick pay
  • Store discount


  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: In person

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