Chef De Partie


Job Req ID: 269282
Posting Start Date: 29-Jul-2022
Location: York, Yorkshire, GB, YO61 3EG
Contract Type: Full Time

Job Advertisement: 
Emergency Planning College (EPC)
Easingwold, YO61 3EG 
Full Time, Permanent (40 Hours per week)
5 days a week (6:30AM - 3:00PM or 12:00PM - 8:30PM) 
£23,000 per annum plus benefits 

Here at Serco, we are looking for a Chef De Partie to join our team at the Emergency Planning College. The EPC, also known as The Hawkhills Training, Conference and Events centre, is based in Easingwold across 280 beautiful acres of grounds and is the national centre for UK Resilience learning and development. This role will assist in the effective operation of the kitchens and departmental functions through the provision of team management and service delivery and to assist in the effective management of the Hospitality and Catering provision within the EPC. 

The ideal candidate will undertake various duties in the kitchen such as food preparation and cooking from fresh, adhering to health and hygiene regulations, stock management and assisting senior members in all aspects of running a kitchen, all ultimately leading to consistently great quality meals being served to our growing customer base.

Main responsibilities of the role include:

Assist in the management of food standards and quality across all areas during all stages of food preparation and production.
Assist with the ordering and food provision for the services provided on site and off site.
Work with the kitchen team in creating and developing new menus.
Ensure that all dishes are prepared, cooked, and always served to the highest standard in line with menu specifications. 
Ensure a high standard of kitchen cleanliness is always maintained. 
Comply with all company policies, procedures, and statutory requirements, including human resources, health and safety, safe working practices, hygiene, cleanliness, fire, and COSHH. 

What you'll need to do the role

Excellent culinary skills are essential for this role.
Strong problem solving and organisational skills. 
Strong leadership and communication skills.
Basic IT skills with knowledge of Microsoft Office.
You will need to be able to work evenings, weekends, and bank holidays. 

What we offer

Free onsite parking.
Free access to our onsite Gym.
Free meals on duty. 
Overtime paid for over 40 hours. 
Up to 6% contributory pension scheme.
Serco discounts which include cinema, merlin entertainment and online shopping discounts, cycle to work scheme and discounts on mobile phone plans and leisure centre memberships.
The chance to make a positive difference to the wider public.
Interesting, varied, and enjoyable work.
A company that recognises your contribution.

Why Serco

Meaningful and Vital Work - Everyone in our Defence business has an important role to play in the smooth operation of the UK’s Armed Forces. Whether you’re joining us from the military or from a civilian background, you’ll take great pride in supporting the military and the care we take of our defence customers.

A World of Opportunity - With over 70 military contracts here in the UK and a wide variety of roles, Serco can offer excellent opportunities for progression, whether that’s in Defence or in another part of our multi-sector business. We also support our teams with a range of training and accreditations, from apprenticeships to chartered statuses.

Great People - Within Serco you’ll find diverse and inclusive people that are driven by the same can-do attitude and values of Care, Trust, Pride, and Innovation. We are proud of who we are as individuals - and of how we come together as one team.

About Serco

At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services.  We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.

We’re also a signatory of the UK Government's Women in Defence Charter


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Serco is a Disability Confident Employer committed to employing and retaining people with disabilities. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview. For help with your application please contact 0345 010 4000.

We see people first and foremost for their performance and potential. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. As such we will make reasonable adjustments at interview through to employment for our candidates. We’re a proud holder of the Silver Inclusive Employer Standard and we actively encourage applications from females, those with disabilities or from an ethnic minority background.