Diet Chef Luton Dunstable Hospital job in St Albans at ENGIE

Diet Chef - Luton & Dunstable Hospital

Company: ENGIE

Location: Luton UK

Date Posted:Mar 01, 2018

DIET CHEF - LUTON & DUNSTABLE HOSPITAL  ENGIE Luton & Dunstable Hospital, Lewsey Road Luton LU4 0DZ "Dream up your idea of the future with ENGIE.You are the energy the world needs.We are looking for thousands of talented individuals from around the world to create energy that respects the environment and that everyone can access. Discover from today exciting and collaborative jobs that contribute for the towns and the world of tomorrow.250 occupations are waiting for you at ENGIE, world leader in energy.ENGIE are recruiting for a Diet Chef to be based in Luton & Dunstable Hospital, Lewsey Road Luton LU4 0DZ. This is a permanent full time role working 5 days per week, 7.5 hours per day.(Days will change based on requirements) On offer is a salary of £17,800, dependent upon skills and experience.General Overview:This role reports to the Catering Manager / Head Chef,and is responsible for producing and delivering food which is safe, hygienic, nutritious and of the highest possible quality for staff and visitors.  The service will meet the requirements of the Food Safety Management System (FSMS) and national standards as dictated by the government's national plan.Main Responsibilities/Duties Include:The hygienic handling and the safe preparation of food products in accordance with food hygiene legislation and the Company’s Food Safety Policy (HACCP) as outlined in the FSMS.  Production of food to the highest standards, as indicated by the Better Hospital Food Initiative.Ensures readiness for service and the pace is set for peak trade in all outlets matching facings to demandEnsure all food is presented for service in a timely manner and in correct sequenceEnsuring the highest standards of personal hygiene practices as indicated by legislation and Company Food Safety Policy (HACCP) and an understanding of electronic temperature monitoring systems.Ensuring the observance and compliance of Health and Safety regulations and best working practice.Following standard recipes to ensure standardisation of final dishes and also to ensure the correct and economical use of resources. All costing’s to be updated at least annually or when there is an influx in pricing due to inflation or economic reasons.Work in conjunction with the Head Chef to review, develop and introduce new dishes to the menu cycle on a regular basis. Ensure continuous service improvements to provide a service that is competitive and responsive to customer needs whilst promoting the Company’s Catering brand. Make initial informed judgements about the quality of ingredients and report to the Head Chef or Catering Manager where discrepancies are evident.Overseeing the cleanliness of the food production areas in line with work schedules, policy and legislation as dictated in the FSMS.Overseeing the monitoring / compliance of fridge and freezer temperatures as part of a daily work routine and reporting units operating outside the temperatures as indicated in the FSMS.To understand healthy eating principles and apply these to the staff and visitor catering service to ensure that the contract keeps the local council Healthy Eating Award. To ensure that any potential risks are escalated to the Head Chef and reported through the correct procedures. Ensure compliance with the Company’s and Hospital Control of Infection Policy in respects of Food Hygiene, particularly with Bare Below the Elbow and also the 5 moments of hand hygiene and HACCP. All stock is secure and no loss of stock and action if needed involving utilising the agreed process.Be an integral member of a professional team proving a quality service to patients, staff and visitors.Attend team briefs to improve internal communications, the flow of information and staff feedback. Work in partnership with other service teams to promote positive customer relations. Pro active in problem solving – don’t make your problem someone else’s approachCan work on their own initiative to deal with problems and opportunitiesCommunicate a vision of success which the team want to be a part ofPraise and recognise good performance.All staff are expected to respect the requirements of the Data Protection Act 1998, as this incorporates the need for a high standard of data quality, confidentiality and information security.For more information about ENGIE please visit:   Qualifications or Required Experience: The post holder must be willing to undertake mandatory and refresher training as appropriate to the job including Food Safety Level 3, Food Hygiene, manual handling, Health and safety, COSHH and Fire Safety Understand and prepare allergen free meals and special dietary requirementsStrong Leadership Skills with a proven track record and experience in similar role for at least 2 yearsRequired to support new members of production and front of house staff in a mentoring role. Inspire & motivate the team to achieve food to specification and therefore achieve sales and profitLeads by example setting the company pace and standard Train and develop the chefs and catering team to deliver food to company specificationAssist in the set up off Personnel files within time frames, and deal with personnel queries in real time as they occurring ensuring transparency and action based approachAssist in the performance and review all kitchen staff on an ongoing basisThis role requires an enhanced disclosureAn enhanced disclosure contains the following information:All convictions both current and past,Cautions, reprimands and warnings help on the police national computer for England and Wales,Relevant convictions in Scotland and Northern Ireland may be included,Checks against the Children’s and Vulnerable adults barring list,Additional checks for relevant information held by the local police forces for the position being applied for.For this role you must have evidence of right to work in the UK. There is no re-location package with this job role. ENGIE do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.This job advert is supported by the ENGIE Resourcing Team. Agency involvement is not required. All related enquiries must come to the resourcing team not direct to ENGIE Managers. View full job description
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