When you think of Saga do you think of just holidays or insurance?
We'll let you in to a secret – we are the UK's leading provider of financial services, holiday and healthcare products… as well as having a hugely successful subscription magazine, all designed for the over 50's. Whether it's insurance for a car, a holiday abroad, or care in a home; we're in to it and our first thought is our customer.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Catering Assistant within the Catering team for a 12 months maternity cover FTC.
The post holder will be responsible for keeping all working areas clean, tidy and safe when preparing the kitchen for the day ahead. The post holder will use excellent communication skills to provide a quality of service to their customer that will be based on the service and product provided.
Ideally the post holder will hold a basic catering/hygiene certification, however this is not an essential requirement for the role and training would be provided.
The hours for this role are Monday to Friday, 7:45 am to 3:45pm, offering a Competitive salary.
The main responsibilities for this role include:
• Preparation of Sandwiches and Salads
• Keeping the work area and equipment clean
• Cleaning FOH locations including coffee machines and refrigerators
• Preparing areas for service
• Operating tills – including handling cash and debit cards
• Prepare food - washing and peeling vegetables.
• Removing rubbish and waste as required
• On occasion provide cover in Kitchen Porters role.
• On occasion provide assistance in the kitchen
• Protective clothing (as provided) to be worn including hair coverings
• Other duties as specified by line managers
To be considered for this role, you must be able to demonstrate all of the following:
• Basic catering/hygiene knowledge would be an advantage
• Basic Food Hygiene – (Training will be provided)
• Good Communicator
• Enthusiastic and Self Starter
• Committed and flexible team worker
• Ability to work to deadlines
• Motivated and energetic
In return, you can look forward to an excellent benefits package including life assurance, pension, high street and online discounts, and concessions for holidays and travel after six months.
We are looking to set up an on-going internship programme within the marketing department at Leeds Castle. The intention would be to provide a marketing student with the opportunity to work on projects for a multi-disciplined marketing team for one day a week over a set period (TBA), possibly as part of their college course or for their individual learning. They would be providing valuable input into a very busy department and in exchange would gain hands on experience in what is an ever-changing and fascinating sector.
This would be an unpaid position, but we would expect to pay travel expenses from within Kent
Their duties would include (but are not exclusive to):
• Competitor Research
• Digital marketing, assisting with management of PPC campaigns
• Updating paid-for and partnership websites
• TripAdvisor & Google Reviews Monitoring
• Basic design work using InDesign or Quark, (operational posters, menus, etc.)
• Press cuttings administration and updating press lists
• Copy writing – blog stories for website and simple press releases
• Assisting photoshoots and filming (planning admin and runner for shoot days)
• Responding to press requests for images and copy, preparing press packs
• Blogger Outreach and contacting Social Media Influencers
• Data input
• Updating Listingssee full details.
A traditional British pub with a popular bar and restaurant. This independent inn has plenty of charm and character and due to their continued success they are looking for a talented Sous Chef to strengthen the team.
With a brigade of 4 chefs they prepare British themed menus with some International influences and everything is made in house using fresh, seasonal produce. They would not describe themseleves as a gastro pub but pride themselves on serving fresh, seasonal menus that utilise as much local produce as possible.
As Sous Chef you will be involved in all aspects of the day to day running of the kitchen and have full responsibility in the Head Chefs absence. Your duties will include menu design, costing, stock control, ordering, staff training and ensuring you maintain all health, hygiene and safety procedures.
Benefits include a generous salary plus excellent tips and plenty of scope to develop the role.see full details.
Strode Park Foundation is a charity with over 70 years experience in working with people with disabilities, providing long stay and rehabilitation services.
This is an exciting opportunity for someone with the right skills to get involved in a demanding Kitchen within our services at Footprints & Redwalls, Canterbury.
You will confidently be able to multi task to a highly efficient standard and communicate/liaise with people at all levels.
Vital to this position is the ability to maintain professional standards and to show a flair and enthusiasm for a clean & healthy workplace, whilst providing special dietary requirements where necessary, whilst taking into account individual Clients needs and preferences.
Hours: 20 hours per week, on a shift pattern worked over 7 days, including weekends and school holidays.
Hourly Rate £8.00 per hour. An additional 20p/hr will be paid for NVQ Qualification.
Previous experience cooking within a busy kitchen environment is essential
Basic Food Hygiene, Level 2 Catering is Desirable
Driving license is desirable
Candidates should be over 21 years old due to registration.
Benefits include 28 days annual leave, full in-house Training provided and free onsite parking.
The post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure being obtained from the Disclosure and Barring Service.
For further details on the position please email: email@example.com or visit our website at www.strodepark.org.uk to apply online or telephone 01227 373292see full details.
CHEF DE PARTIE - £20,000 – all locally sourced produce –
This stunning new restaurant in Tunbridge Wells has opened to rave reviews and due to this success they are now looking for a strong Chef de Partie to join the team.
The ethos here is to prepare fresh seasonal menus using the best local suppliers. Meat will arrive as a carcass and be butchered on site and bread will be baked daily, so this will be an excellent opportunity for a chef who is keen to learn and develop their skills.
Working within a brigade of 5 chefs you will have the chance to cover all sections of the kitchen and be an integral part of the team assisting with menu design, stock control, ordering and ensuring all health, hygiene and safety procedures are adhered to.
Previous experience within a similar environment would be a great advantage along with a real passion and desire to work with the finest, fresh produce.
Benefits include a generous salary, the opportunity to work under an award winning chef in a brand new, well equipped kitchen and subsidised accommodation should it be required.see full details.
Cats Canterbury is an independent international college catering for approximately 500 students from age 14 upwards and staff, three times a day, seven days a week. We’re part of Cambridge Education Group, and we benefit from being part of a forward looking organisation with a strong educational vision. You should be comfortable working in a multi-cultural environment and working amongst young people.
The role is for 40 hours per week, every other weekend off. Earliest start 7am, latest finish 8pm
The job role is to assist the chefs, washing of all pots, pans, cutlery and other kitchen utensils, ensuring there is a steady flow of clean plates and utensils for students and chefs to use respectively throughout each sitting. Preparing and Keeping canteen area and seating areas clean and tidy throughout service, collecting trays, replenishing salad bars etc where necessary. Health and safety awareness and knowledge is essential.
You Need to be a strong team player, a strong service ethic, have a can do, positive, energetic attitude and have strong attention to detail. Previous kitchen experience is desirable but not essential, your attitude is more important!
We are offering £7.50 per hour and would envisage the position would starting imminently . We will be interviewing as applications come in
The role would be subject to satisfactory references, visa if required and a satisfactory DBS check.
You will be required to complete an application form if you are invited for interview
closing date 18th Aprilsee full details.
The Best Connection Employment Group are currently recruiting for our busy client in the Maidstone area.
This person will need to have experience in restaurant or hotel work, they will have to be driven and ambitious, want to have an input in our menu writing, have a passion for fresh, seasonal and local food, in the absence of the Junior sous chef for the a la carte restaurant they will be in charge of running the kitchen on quieter nights (with the backup of senior chefs), this is a mainly evenings job role so it is imperative that they have their own transport and don’t expect to be getting evenings or weekends off (only say this to eliminate chefs looking for day work or Monday to Friday). The right candidate will have knowledge of health and safety, fridge management etc..
The role is a temp to perm and the salary for this role is £18,000-£20,000 mark dependant on the abilities and experience of the candidate, once you go full-time.
To apply for the role please call 01622 664999 and ask for Henry or Guy.see full details.
The Best Connection Employment Group are currently recruiting for our busy client in the Maidstone area.
This job would suit someone who has either worked in Hotels, Public houses or worked in catering on a larger scale. The food that we serve is still fresh and of a high quality, but we are looking at higher numbers so the menu is simplified to allow this. The shifts tend to be 7.00 until 16.00, but we are also looking to have a brigade of chefs who can fit in to all areas so may be asked to do some evenings as well helping out in either the a la carte restaurant or the banqueting area, so this is a great position for the right person who is looking to further both their career and also their knowledge and experience.
This is a temp to perm position and the salary for this role is around the £17,000-£20,000 mark dependant on the abilities and experience of the candidate once you go full-time.
This position is for one day a week (Friday) but will include holiday cover when required.
To prepare and cook a range of hot meals (including specific dietary requirements) within a given budget and menu, as set by the Senior Catering Team Leader for clients, staff and volunteers.
To also ensure a range of scones, cakes and pastries are made for sale in the snack bar
Are you hungry for the next step in your career? We need a motivated Sous Chef who thrives on working in a professionally run kitchen, wants to lead a team and will take pride in being a critical part of this busy, dynamic and high turnover operation. It's an exciting opportunity to be part of the next phase of this business - working alongside the Head Chef to manage a team, create menus that change with the seasons, source excellent local produce and prepare and cook everything on site.
Situated in Sissinghurst, one of the most picturesque corners of Kent, The Milk House is a village pub at the heart of the community.
As a Sous Chef, you'll share responsibility for high standards of kitchen quality and consistency. You'll need to cook with technical skill and a love for food while maintaining effective kitchen controls and exemplary health and hygiene procedures. We're looking for someone who's passionate about food, ambitious, is a natural team player, reliable and thrives in a busy environment.
You’ll be part of a family-run business where people matter – we value attention to detail, humour and consideration for others.
If you have these skills and are interested in becoming a key part of our team, we’d love to hear from you. Email us your CV today.see full details.