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Catering Assistant (1124)

  • £8.50ph
  • Mansfield, NG18
  • CV's to Catering Manager at 1124@mcs-unit.co.uk
  • Date Posted: 09/05/2019

Mellors Catering Services are currently recruiting for a:

Catering Assistant (1124)
Mellors Catering Services is the first choice contract caterer in the North for catering in the business, industry and education sectors. From food on the plate to design and turnkey project management of new catering developments, Mellors Catering Services brings commercial experience and local resources to your organisation.
Our Mission: Top quality service and food create happy and successful people
Job Details:
Environment: Education
Hours: 16hrs (Mon-Fri)
Basic Hourly Rate: £8.50, equated.
Contract: Permanent (Term Time Only)
Region: Mansfield, NG18
Contract Start Date: ASAP
Accountable To: Catering Manager
Required to wear uniform as per company guidelines.
Responsibilities:
• Maintaining high standards and ensuring all kitchen surfaces (including walls and floors) and equipment are kept clean to minimise the risk of accidents
• Ensuring that all waste (dry and wet) is disposed of safely and in line with legislation and policy and procedures
• Putting away all deliveries promptly and ensuring the stockroom is clean and accessible
• Basic preparation of food and simple cooking
• Serving meals ensuring correct portion control
• Serving customers in a polite and friendly manner
• General kitchen duties e.g. washing up
• Using the equipment as directed by unit manager
• Preparation of dining area
• Ensuring food hygiene and health & safety regulations are adhered to at all times
• Adhere to existing and new working practices, methods, procedures and respond positively to new and alternative systems
• Ad hoc activities as directed by the Catering Manager
Skills:
• Ability to work as part of a team
• Ability to promote a welcoming environment to our customers, polite and friendly
• Catering experience is desirable
• Punctual and work well under pressure
• Basic understanding of food hygiene would be advantageous
• Experience of working with food previously is desirable
• Neat and tidy in appearance
• A ‘can do’ attitude, prepared to assist the rest of the team

It will be necessary for the company to apply for a DBS check at commencement of employment.

 

Kitchen Assistant (Mooch Cafe)

  • £8.21ph
  • Hebden Bridge, HX7 6AA
  • CV's to Jana C at hr@mellors.co.uk
  • Date Posted: 09/05/2019

Mooch Café Bar are currently recruiting for a:

Kitchen Assistant
Job Details:
Environment: Kitchen run by 2 people serving breakfast & lunch for 30 seater café bar
Hours: 30hrs per week (3 shifts per week - 8:30am till 19:00pm)
Basic Hourly Rate: £8.21ph, plus circa £1.20ph gratuities)
Region: Mooch Café Bar, HX7 6AA
Contract Start Date: ASAP
Accountable To: Café Bar Manager, Jana C
Responsibilities:
• Maintaining high standards and ensuring all kitchen surfaces (including walls and floors) and equipment are kept clean to minimise the risk of accidents
• Ensuring that all waste (dry and wet) is disposed of safely and in line with legislation and policy and procedures
• Preparation of food and cooking (bagels/ soups/ ciabatta/ burgers/ hot salads etc)
• Serving meals ensuring correct portion control
• Serving customers in a polite and friendly manner
• General kitchen duties e.g. washing up
• Using the equipment as directed by manager
• Preparation of seating area
• Ensuring food hygiene and health & safety regulations are adhered to at all time

Please contact Jana on 01422 846 954 (Site) or 07564 003 585 (Mobile) to arrange an interview.

Catering Assistant (1102)

  • £8.21, equated
  • Manchester, M43
  • CV's to Catering Manager at 1102@mcs-unit.co.uk
  • Date Posted: 03/05/2019

Mellors Catering Services are currently recruiting for a:

Catering Assistant (1102)
Mellors Catering Services is the first choice contract caterer in the North for catering in the business, industry and education sectors. From food on the plate to design and turnkey project management of new catering developments, Mellors Catering Services brings commercial experience and local resources to your organisation.
Our Mission: Top quality service and food create happy and successful people
Job Details:
Environment: Education
Hours: 25hrs (Mon-Fri)(9:15am-2:15pm)
Basic Hourly Rate: £8.21, equated.
Contract: Permanent (Term Time Only)
Region: Manchester, M43
Contract Start Date: ASAP
Accountable To: Catering Manager
Required to wear uniform as per company guidelines.
Responsibilities:
• Maintaining high standards and ensuring all kitchen surfaces (including walls and floors) and equipment are kept clean to minimise the risk of accidents
• Ensuring that all waste (dry and wet) is disposed of safely and in line with legislation and policy and procedures
• Putting away all deliveries promptly and ensuring the stockroom is clean and accessible
• Basic preparation of food and simple cooking
• Serving meals ensuring correct portion control
• Serving customers in a polite and friendly manner
• General kitchen duties e.g. washing up
• Using the equipment as directed by unit manager
• Preparation of dining area
• Ensuring food hygiene and health & safety regulations are adhered to at all times
• Adhere to existing and new working practices, methods, procedures and respond positively to new and alternative systems
• Ad hoc activities as directed by the Catering Manager
Skills:
• Ability to work as part of a team
• Ability to promote a welcoming environment to our customers, polite and friendly
• Catering experience is desirable
• Punctual and work well under pressure
• Basic understanding of food hygiene would be advantageous
• Experience of working with food previously is desirable
• Neat and tidy in appearance
• A ‘can do’ attitude, prepared to assist the rest of the team

It will be necessary for the company to apply for a DBS check at commencement of employment.

 

Mobile Cook

  • £8.72 per hour
  • North Yorkshire/Bradford
  • CV's to Neil Eastwood at Neile@mellors.co.uk
  • Date Posted: 26/04/2019

Mellors Catering Services are currently recruiting for a:
Mobile Cook

Mellors Catering Services is the first choice contract caterer in the north for catering in the business, industry and education sectors.

Operating some 200 sites, we provide expertise through a stable and professional management team.

From food on the plate to design and turn key project management of new catering developments, Mellors brings commercial experience and local resources to your organisation.

Our Mission is: Top quality service and food create happy and successful people

This role is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced cook to work in the catering team in a brand new build high school.  We’re looking for someone with creativity, enthusiasm and someone who is able to work under pressure.

Job Details:
Environment: Schools
Hours: 20 hours per week with potential overtime. (Mon-Fri 7am-2pm)
Contract: Permanent, term time only
Location:  Bradford North Yorkshire area
Contract ASAP
Basic rate: £8.72 but equated, plus mileage
Accountable To: Catering Manager
Required to wear uniform as per company guidelines
As a mobile cook your overall role is to support the sites and produce the required products on the menu, using fresh ingredients and making the products from fresh. You will also be responsible for preparing, all cleaning duties and cooking, storing all utensils and crockery in the correct areas, operate and maintain the efficient running of the kitchen equipment e.g. dishwashing machine.
Maintain high standards and ensure all kitchen surfaces (including walls and floors) and equipment are kept clean to minimise the risk of accidents and maintain high standards of hygiene. You will ensure that all waste (dry and wet) is disposed of safely and in line with legislation and policy and procedure.
You will also be required to put away all deliveries promptly and ensure the stockroom is clean and accessible.
Duties:
• Preparation of food and cooking
• Cooking meals to the menu requirements
• Serving meals ensuring correct portion control
• Serving customers in a polite and friendly manner
• Cleaning kitchen, it’s surrounds and equipment
• General kitchen duties e.g. washing up
• Using the equipment
• Using the till
• Cash operation
• Ensure food hygiene and health and safety regulations are adhered to at all times
• Follow HACCP and company procedures
• Adhere to existing and new working practices, methods, procedures and respond positively to new and alternative systems
• Taking an active part in any unit sales promotions
• Participate in training and development
• Carry out ad hoc duties as directed by Catering Manager
• Supporting the Catering Manager and providing cover in their absence
• Available to do overtime as requested by the Catering Manager
Skills:
• Experience of producing homemade savoury dishes and home baking
• Minimum of an NVQ in Cookery/Hospitality is required
• Ability to work as part of a team
• Ability to promote a welcoming environment to our customers
• Polite and friendly
• Punctual
• Work well under pressure
• Good understanding of food hygiene is essential
• Experience of working with food previously is essential
• Neat and tidy in appearance
• A ‘can do’ attitude, prepared to assist the rest of the team
It will be necessary for us to apply for an Enhanced DBS check.

 

Catering Assistant 1002

  • £8.21 per hour
  • TS25 4HA
  • CV's to Jackie Tempest at jackiet@mellors.co.uk
  • Date Posted: 26/04/2019

Mellors Catering Services are currently recruiting for a:

CATERING ASSISTANT

Mellors Catering Services is the first choice contract caterer in the north for catering in the business, industry and education sectors.

From food on the plate to design and turn key project management of new catering developments, Mellors brings commercial experience and local resources to your organisation.

Our Mission is: Top quality service and food create happy and successful people

Job Details:
Environment: High School
Hours: Zero hour contract
Contract: Zero Hour Contract, Term Time Only
Location: TS25 4HA
Hourly rate: £8.21 per hour
Contract Start Date: ASAP
Accountable To: Unit Manager
Required to wear uniform as per company guidelines

As a Catering Assistant your overall role is to assist in the unit as directed by the Unit Manager.  The responsibilities are shared within the team and include preparing, all cleaning duties and cooking, storing all utensils and crockery in the correct areas, operate and maintain the efficient running of the kitchen equipment e.g. dishwashing machine.

Maintain high standards and ensure all kitchen surfaces (including walls and floors) and equipment are kept clean to minimise the risk of accidents and maintain high standards of hygiene. You will ensure that all waste (dry and wet) is disposed of safely and in line with legislation and school / council policy and procedure.

You will also be required to put away all deliveries promptly and ensure the stockroom is clean and accessible.

Duties:
• Basic preparation of food and simple cooking
• Serving meals ensuring correct portion control
• Serving customers in a polite and friendly manner
• Cleaning kitchen, it’s surrounds and equipment
• General kitchen duties e.g. washing up
• Using the equipment as directed by Unit Manager
• Preparation of dining area
• Ensure food hygiene and health and safety regulation are adhered to at all times
• Adhere to existing and new working practices, methods, procedures and respond positively to new and alternative systems
• Taking an active part in any unit sales promotions
• Participate in training and development
• Carry out ad hoc duties as directed by Unit Manager

Skills:
• Ability to work as part of a team
• Ability to promote a welcoming environment to our customers
• Polite and friendly
• Punctual
• Work well under pressure
• Basic understanding of food hygiene would be advantageous
• Experience of working with food previously is desirable
• Neat and tidy in appearance
• A ‘can do’ attitude, prepared to assist the rest of the team

It will be necessary for the company to apply for a DBS check at commencement of employment.

 

Catering Manager (1109)

  • £10.50
  • Carlisle, CA3
  • CV's to Dean Martin at DeanM@mellors.co.uk
  • Date Posted: 24/04/2019

Mellors Catering Services are currently recruiting for a:
CATERING MANAGER (1109)
Mellors Catering Services is the first choice contract caterer in the north for catering in the business, industry and education sectors.
Operating some 100 sites, mainly focused within 90 minutes travelling time around Manchester, we provide expertise through a stable and professional management team.
From food on the plate to design and turnkey project management of new catering developments, Mellors brings commercial experience and local resources to your organisation.
Our Mission is: Top quality service and food create happy and successful people
Job Details:
Environment: Business & Industry
Hours: 30hrs (Mon-Fri)
Salary: £16,380pa (£10.50ph)
Contract: Permanent (4.2 weeks holiday)
Region: Carlisle, CA3
Contract Start Date: ASAP
Accountable To: Area manager
required to wear uniform as per company guidelines.
Catering Supervisor Role Purpose:
• Providing a full catering, vending and extensive catering service
• Managing a team (including managing their performance, training and development, absence management and disciplinary if required)
• Controlling a tight budget and achieving sales targets and food costs
• Managing client demands, client relationship development
• Ensuring all food hygiene and health and safety regulations are adhered to at all times
• Adhere to existing and new working practices, methods, procedures and respond positively to new and alternative systems
• Taking an active part in any unit sales promotions
• Stock taking
• Completing relevant unit required paperwork
• Inducting & training new staff
• Participate in training and development
• Carry out ad hoc duties as directed by Area Manager
• May also be required to cover other sites within a reasonable distance
Essential Qualifications & Experience Needed To Be The Catering Manager:
• Previous contract catering meals experience is essential
• Excellent client liaison / relationship building skills are vital to this role.
• Must have excellent cooking skills in both presentation and taste.
• You will also be IT proficient.
• Ability to successfully manage a team
• Ability to promote a welcoming environment to our customers
• Neat and tidy in appearance
• A ‘can do’ attitude, prepared to assist the rest of the team
It will be necessary for the company to apply for a DBS check at commencement of employment.

 

Catering Manager 1029

  • £10.64 per hour
  • middlesbrough
  • CV's to Jackie Tempest at jackiet@mellors.co.uk
  • Date Posted: 23/04/2019

Mellors Catering Services are currently recruiting for a:

CATERING MANAGER

Mellors Catering Services is the first choice contract caterer in the north for catering in the business, industry and education sectors.

Operating some 100 sites, mainly focused within 90 minutes travelling time around Manchester, we provide expertise through a stable and professional management team.

From food on the plate to design and turn key project management of new catering developments, Mellors brings commercial experience and local resources to your organisation.

Our Mission is: Top quality service and food create happy and successful people

Job Details:
Environment:  Primary School
Hours: 27.5 hours per week
Rate of Pay: £10.64 per hour
Contract: Permanent, term time only 39.2 weeks worked
Region:  Middlesbrough
Contract Start Date: ASAP
Accountable To: Area Manager
Required to wear uniform as per company guidelines
Catering Manager Role Purpose:
• Providing a full catering, vending and extensive school catering service
• Managing a team (including managing their performance, training and development, absence management and disciplinary if required)
• Controlling a tight budget and achieving sales targets and food costs
• Managing client demands, client relationship development
• Ensuring all food hygiene and health and safety regulations are adhered to at all times
• Adhere to existing and new working practices, methods, procedures and respond positively to new and alternative systems
• Taking an active part in any unit sales promotions
• Stock taking
• Completing relevant unit required paperwork
• Inducting & training new staff
• Participate in training and development
• Carry out ad hoc duties as directed by Area Manager
• May also be required to cover other sites within a reasonable distance
Essential Qualifications & Experience Needed To Be The Catering Manager:
• Previous contract catering & school meals experience is desirable
• Excellent client liaison / relationship building skills are vital to this role.
• Must have excellent cooking skills in both presentation and taste.
• You will also be IT proficient.
• Ability to successfully manage a team
• Ability to promote a welcoming environment to our customers
• Neat and tidy in appearance
• A ‘can do’ attitude, prepared to assist the rest of the team

It will be necessary for the company to apply for a DBS check at commencement of employment.

NOTE:  This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employees may perform other related duties as required to meet the on-going needs of the organisation.

Catering Assistant (1014)

  • £8.21, equated
  • Manchester, M14
  • CV's to Gyorgy at 1014@mcs-unit.co.uk
  • Date Posted: 15/04/2019

Mellors Catering Services are currently recruiting for a:

Catering Assistant (1014)
Mellors Catering Services is the first choice contract caterer in the North for catering in the business, industry and education sectors. From food on the plate to design and turnkey project management of new catering developments, Mellors Catering Services brings commercial experience and local resources to your organisation.
Our Mission: Top quality service and food create happy and successful people
Job Details:
Environment: Education
Hours: 15hrs (Mon-Fri)
Basic Hourly Rate: £8.21, equated.
Contract: Permanent (Term Time Only)
Region: Manchester, M14
Contract Start Date: ASAP
Accountable To: Catering Manager
Required to wear uniform as per company guidelines.
Responsibilities:
• Maintaining high standards and ensuring all kitchen surfaces (including walls and floors) and equipment are kept clean to minimise the risk of accidents
• Ensuring that all waste (dry and wet) is disposed of safely and in line with legislation and policy and procedures
• Putting away all deliveries promptly and ensuring the stockroom is clean and accessible
• Basic preparation of food and simple cooking
• Serving meals ensuring correct portion control
• Serving customers in a polite and friendly manner
• General kitchen duties e.g. washing up
• Using the equipment as directed by unit manager
• Preparation of dining area
• Ensuring food hygiene and health & safety regulations are adhered to at all times
• Adhere to existing and new working practices, methods, procedures and respond positively to new and alternative systems
• Ad hoc activities as directed by the Catering Manager
Skills:
• Ability to work as part of a team
• Ability to promote a welcoming environment to our customers, polite and friendly
• Catering experience is desirable
• Punctual and work well under pressure
• Basic understanding of food hygiene would be advantageous
• Experience of working with food previously is desirable
• Neat and tidy in appearance
• A ‘can do’ attitude, prepared to assist the rest of the team

It will be necessary for the company to apply for a DBS check at commencement of employment.

 

Catering Assistant (916) (1)

  • £8.21ph
  • Liverpool
  • CV's to Catering Manager at 916@mcs-unit.co.uk
  • Date Posted: 12/04/2019

Mellors Catering Services are currently recruiting for a:

Catering Assistant (916)
Mellors Catering Services is the first choice contract caterer in the North for catering in the business, industry and education sectors. From food on the plate to design and turnkey project management of new catering developments, Mellors Catering Services brings commercial experience and local resources to your organisation.
Our Mission: Top quality service and food create happy and successful people
Job Details:
Environment: Business & Industry
Hours: 16hrs (Mon-Fri)
Basic Hourly Rate: £8.21, equated.
Contract: Maternity Cover (Up to 12 months)
Region: Liverpool
Contract Start Date: ASAP
Accountable To: Catering Manager
Required to wear uniform as per company guidelines.

Responsibilities:
• Maintaining high standards and ensuring all kitchen surfaces (including walls and floors) and equipment are kept clean to minimise the risk of accidents
• Ensuring that all waste (dry and wet) is disposed of safely and in line with legislation and policy and procedures
• Putting away all deliveries promptly and ensuring the stockroom is clean and accessible
• Basic preparation of food and simple cooking
• Serving meals ensuring correct portion control
• Serving customers in a polite and friendly manner
• General kitchen duties e.g. washing up
• Using the equipment as directed by unit manager
• Preparation of dining area
• Ensuring food hygiene and health & safety regulations are adhered to at all times
• Adhere to existing and new working practices, methods, procedures and respond positively to new and alternative systems
• Ad hoc activities as directed by the Catering Manager
Skills:
• Ability to work as part of a team
• Ability to promote a welcoming environment to our customers, polite and friendly
• Catering experience is desirable
• Punctual and work well under pressure
• Basic understanding of food hygiene would be advantageous
• Experience of working with food previously is desirable
• Neat and tidy in appearance
• A ‘can do’ attitude, prepared to assist the rest of the team

It will be necessary for the company to apply for a DBS check at commencement of employment.

 

Executive Food Development Chef

  • £31,100pa (Full Time Equivalent)
  • North of England
  • CV's to Danielle Watkins at Daniellew@mellors.co.uk
  • Date Posted: 08/04/2019

Mellors Catering Services are currently recruiting for a:

Executive Development Chef

Mellors Catering Services is the first choice contract caterer in the north for catering in the business, industry and education sectors.

From food on the plate to design and turn key project management of new catering developments, Mellors brings commercial experience and local resources to your organisation.

Our Mission is: Top quality service and food create happy and successful people

Job Details:
Environment: To cover Schools and Business in Industry sites
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Contract: Permanent, Term time plus 4 weeks worked, must be available to work last two weeks of August to lead up to September openings
Location: North of England, mobile role
Contract Start Date: TBC
Salary: Circa £30,100 (Full Time Equivalent) dependent on experience
Company van will be provided
Accountable To: Head of Nutrition and Food Development
Required to wear uniform as per company guidelines

As food development and training chef, your role is to support the catering managers and catering team in the North West operations adding value to our contracts.

You will be responsible for delivering talks, workshops and training sessions to school children and businesses as well as monitoring our contracts against the specific standards and supporting the team with food innovation ideas.

A creative flare and warm personality is essential. You must have the ability to communicate with a multitude of people from a 5 year old reception class pupil to a senior principle.

You will also be expected to support the business development team by delivering food innovation presentations at prospective new business presentations.

Key Areas of work
o Food standards (ingredients / food preparation techniques / portions / cooking techniques / food presentation / waste management / food innovation techniques.
o Assessment and development of site food production methods.
o Effective servery set up and food presentation techniques
o Menu planning (including nutritional / customer wants / delivery and commercial aspects)
o Purchasing control and assessments (working with nominated suppliers)
o Marketing support (some development input)
o Catering innovation and staff motivation.

Other Added Value Duties:
o Meet with student council and demonstrate food innovation within the ‘Mellors’ brand
o Bring creativity and innovation to the food offer, work with the food development team to create basics and then showcase this to the business
o Drive and deliver taster sessions to key contracts using the ‘Mellors’ taster station
o Supporting new openings with staff training
o Ensure food hygiene and health and safety regulation are adhered to at all times
o Ability to train and develop skills, empower site staff, rather than compensating directly.
Qualifications.
o Food production or chef qualification e.g. 706 / 1.
o Craft Trainer Award (CTA)
o English and Math’s GCSE or equivalent.
o Full driving license

Experience.
o Chefing or Catering Management role in large or multi-site contract catering operation or equivalent commercial experience.
o Group staff training and motivation experience.
o Large Scale food production methods. (purchasing / storage / preparation / presentation / stock control)
o IT skills – word and excel
o Presentation skills – presentation to small groups of adults and children.
o Cooking presentation skills – theatre cooking co-ordination / running and presentation.

Desirable Skills:
o Passion for training and enthusing staff.
o Written and verbal communication.
o Time management and journey planning.
o Bookwork / finance and computer skills.
o DBS clearance essential

It will be necessary for the company to apply for a DBS check at commencement of employment.

Catering Assistant (1110)

  • £8.21ph
  • Gainsborough
  • CV's to Paula Dobbs at 1110@mcs-unit.co.uk
  • Date Posted: 08/04/2019

Mellors Catering Services are currently recruiting for a:

Catering Assistant (1110)
Mellors Catering Services is the first choice contract caterer in the North for catering in the business, industry and education sectors. From food on the plate to design and turnkey project management of new catering developments, Mellors Catering Services brings commercial experience and local resources to your organisation.
Our Mission: Top quality service and food create happy and successful people
Job Details:
Environment: Education
Hours: 20hrs per week
Basic Hourly Rate: £8.21ph, equated
Region: Gainsborough
Contract: Permanent (Term Time Only- 39 working weeks/4.2 holiday weeks)
Contract Start Date: ASAP
Accountable To: Catering Manager
Required to wear uniform as per company guidelines.

Responsibilities:
• Maintaining high standards and ensuring all kitchen surfaces (including walls and floors) and equipment are kept clean to minimise the risk of accidents
• Ensuring that all waste (dry and wet) is disposed of safely and in line with legislation and policy and procedures
• Putting away all deliveries promptly and ensuring the stockroom is clean and accessible
• Basic preparation of food and simple cooking
• Serving meals ensuring correct portion control
• Serving customers in a polite and friendly manner
• General kitchen duties e.g. washing up
• Using the equipment as directed by unit manager
• Preparation of dining area
• Ensuring food hygiene and health & safety regulations are adhered to at all times
• Adhere to existing and new working practices, methods, procedures and respond positively to new and alternative systems
• Ad hoc activities as directed by the Catering Manager
Skills:
• Ability to work as part of a team
• Ability to promote a welcoming environment to our customers, polite and friendly
• Catering experience is desirable
• Punctual and work well under pressure
• Basic understanding of food hygiene would be advantageous
• Experience of working with food previously is desirable
• Neat and tidy in appearance
• A ‘can do’ attitude, prepared to assist the rest of the team
It may be necessary for the company to apply for a DBS check at commencement of employment.

 

Catering Assistant (999)

  • £8.21ph, equated
  • Derby
  • CV's to Julie Dunn at 999@mcs-unit.co.uk
  • Date Posted: 03/04/2019

Mellors Catering Services are currently recruiting for a:

Catering Assistant (999)
Mellors Catering Services is the first choice contract caterer in the North for catering in the business, industry and education sectors. From food on the plate to design and turnkey project management of new catering developments, Mellors Catering Services brings commercial experience and local resources to your organisation.
Our Mission: Top quality service and food create happy and successful people
Job Details:
Environment: Education
Hours: 8.75hrs per week
Basic Hourly Rate: £8.21ph, equated
Contract: Permanent (Term Time Only – 39.6 weeks worked)
Region: Derby
Contract Start Date: ASAP
Accountable To: Catering Manager
Required to wear uniform as per company guidelines.
Responsibilities:
• Maintaining high standards and ensuring all kitchen surfaces (including walls and floors) and equipment are kept clean to minimise the risk of accidents
• Ensuring that all waste (dry and wet) is disposed of safely and in line with legislation and policy and procedures
• Putting away all deliveries promptly and ensuring the stockroom is clean and accessible
• Basic preparation of food and simple cooking
• Serving meals ensuring correct portion control
• Serving customers in a polite and friendly manner
• General kitchen duties e.g. washing up
• Using the equipment as directed by unit manager
• Preparation of dining area
• Ensuring food hygiene and health & safety regulations are adhered to at all times
• Adhere to existing and new working practices, methods, procedures and respond positively to new and alternative systems
• Ad hoc activities as directed by the Catering Manager
Skills:
• Ability to work as part of a team
• Ability to promote a welcoming environment to our customers, polite and friendly
• Catering experience is desirable
• Punctual and work well under pressure
• Basic understanding of food hygiene would be advantageous
• Experience of working with food previously is desirable
• Neat and tidy in appearance
• A ‘can do’ attitude, prepared to assist the rest of the team

It will be necessary for the company to apply for a DBS check at commencement of employment.

 

Catering Assistant (1108)

  • £8.21, equated
  • Doncaster
  • CV's to Jo Tindle at 1108@mcs-unit.co.uk
  • Date Posted: 01/04/2019

Mellors Catering Services are currently recruiting for a:

Catering Assistant (1108)
Mellors Catering Services is the first choice contract caterer in the North for catering in the business, industry and education sectors. From food on the plate to design and turnkey project management of new catering developments, Mellors Catering Services brings commercial experience and local resources to your organisation.
Our Mission: Top quality service and food create happy and successful people
Job Details:
Environment: Education
Hours: 16.25hrs per week
Basic Hourly Rate: £8.21ph, equated
Contract: Permanent (Term Time Only – 39 weeks worked)
Region: Doncaster
Contract Start Date: ASAP
Accountable To: Catering Manager
Required to wear uniform as per company guidelines.
Responsibilities:
• Maintaining high standards and ensuring all kitchen surfaces (including walls and floors) and equipment are kept clean to minimise the risk of accidents
• Ensuring that all waste (dry and wet) is disposed of safely and in line with legislation and policy and procedures
• Putting away all deliveries promptly and ensuring the stockroom is clean and accessible
• Basic preparation of food and simple cooking
• Serving meals ensuring correct portion control
• Serving customers in a polite and friendly manner
• General kitchen duties e.g. washing up
• Using the equipment as directed by unit manager
• Preparation of dining area
• Ensuring food hygiene and health & safety regulations are adhered to at all times
• Adhere to existing and new working practices, methods, procedures and respond positively to new and alternative systems
• Ad hoc activities as directed by the Catering Manager
Skills:
• Ability to work as part of a team
• Ability to promote a welcoming environment to our customers, polite and friendly
• Catering experience is desirable
• Punctual and work well under pressure
• Basic understanding of food hygiene would be advantageous
• Experience of working with food previously is desirable
• Neat and tidy in appearance
• A ‘can do’ attitude, prepared to assist the rest of the team

It will be necessary for the company to apply for a DBS check at commencement of employment.

 

Chef (834)

  • 9.18, equated
  • Sunderland
  • CV's to Marjorie at 834@mcs-unit.co.uk
  • Date Posted: 28/03/2019

Mellors Catering Services are currently recruiting for a:

Chef (834)

Mellors Catering Services is the first choice contract caterer in the north for catering in the business, industry and education sectors.

Operating some 100 sites, mainly focused within 90 minutes travelling time around Manchester, we provide expertise through a stable and professional management team.

From food on the plate to design and turn key project management of new catering developments, Mellors brings commercial experience and local resources to your organisation.

Our Mission is: Top quality service and food create happy and successful people

Job Details:
Environment: School
Hours: Term Time Only, 38 weeks worked
Basic Rate: £9.18 ph equated
Contract: Permanent
Region:  Sunderland
Contract Start Date: ASAP
Accountable To: Area Support Manager/ Area Manager
Required to wear uniform as per company guidelines.

Chef Role Purpose:
1. To plan, organise and monitor controls by establishing operations to ensure that the food quality, presentation and service are provided to the highest standards as defined by the company and their clients.  To recommend and improve the standards as required.
2. To support the manager in achieving and maintaining the agreed budget food cost. To produce cost/sales analysis as and when required.
3. To ensure that merchandising procedures and aids are applied to sustain and improve interest in the range of food and beverages being offered and that, when appropriate, effort is made to increase sales.
4. To ensure that heavy duty kitchen equipment, light equipment, work areas, other facilities and general surroundings of the establishment are operated correctly to manufactures specifications and are cleaned to the standards required by the Local Authority and Company Health, Safety, Hygiene Regulations and Policies. 
5. To prepare food using fresh ingredients and demonstrate excellent craft skills in conjunction with the required qualifications. Support the manager in producing menus showing a well-balanced home cooked nutritional food offer, cook, portion and present meals to the highest standard as defined by the client, school food standards and the company.
6. To develop recipes and adapt them to suit the requirements of the Client and site needs and at all times demonstrating a good understanding of food costs, production, school food plan and company budget requirements.  
7. To ensure that the Company’s policy and procedures are applied continuously and that there are no breaches of Statutory or Local Authority Regulations.
8. To plan menus and order all food in accordance with the Company’s purchasing policy and procedures and to check and record the amounts, prices and condition of all supplies and deliveries.  To avoid unnecessary wastage and deterioration of food.
9. To promote good working relationships, supporting the catering manager through effective allocation of duties and responsibilities, and fair and prompt treatment of all employees.

10.  To carry out administration activities for the kitchen diary, working alongside the catering manager stock ordering, stock taking, stock rotation keeping to stock holding targets. To ensure that the Company’s reputation for food quality and service is delivered to the Client and the Customers at all times.
11. To undertake any other duties that may be required for the effective operation of the Catering establishment.
12. To continually monitor and implement Allergen Awareness in accordance with legislation and Mellors procedure.

Essential Qualifications & Experience Needed To Be The Chef:

1. To attend Area Meetings and Training Courses as required by the Catering / Group Manager.
2. To assist with any special tasks or projects considered necessary, including temporary relocation at other Establishments to assist with managerial vacancies, mobilisations, to train staff, etc.
3. To participate in the organisation of Special Functions as required by the client/Company.
4. To carry out any other duties required by the management team.  

This job description sets out the main duties of the position at the date it was written.  Such duties may vary from time to time without changing the general character of the position or the level of responsibility entailed.  Such variations cannot of themselves justify a reconsideration of the grading of the position.


PERSON SPECIFICATION

• Previous experience of chef position of a large site, preferably education environment.
• Experience of working with fresh ingredients and cooking dishes (stocks and sauces).
• Qualified/trained in Food Safety, Health & Safety, and COSHH regulations.
• To be qualified to 706/2 - 3 or an equivalent NVQ level 3 in food production and presentation and hold a valid intermediate food hygiene certificate.
• Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to establish strong working relationships with clients and staff.
• Ability to deputise in manager’s absence.
• Must have a love for food, lots of enthusiasm and desire for creativity.
• Planning good quality healthy menus incorporating, as required, the needs of Children with special dietary requirements.


An enhanced DBS will be required to be undertaken for this role.

From time to time, the company may ask you to work outside of your usual location and working hours.  Therefore, flexibility is a must for this role. 

It will be necessary for the company to apply for a DBS check at commencement of employment.

NOTE:  This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employees may perform other related duties as required to meet the on-going needs of the organisation.

 

 

Area Manager

  • £33,000 and up to £5k bonus
  • Mansfield/Chesterfield/Nottingham
  • CV's to Janet Ellison at JanetE@mellors.co.uk
  • Date Posted: 20/03/2019

Mellors Catering Services are currently recruiting for an:

Area Manager – Mansfield/Chesterfield Based

Mellors Catering Services is the first choice contract caterer in the north for catering in the business, industry and education sectors.

From food on the plate to design and turn key project management of new catering developments, Mellors brings commercial experience and local resources to your organisation.

Our Mission is: Top quality service and food create happy and successful people

Job Details:
Environment: Education and B&I
Hours: 40 hours per week (or as business need demands)
Salary: £33,000 with an opportunity to earn up to £5k performance bonus
Benefits: Company car provided/opportunity to use own car, company laptop and mobile phone, private healthcare, voluntary healthcare scheme
Region: Mansfield/Chesterfield/Nottingham (not only restricted to these areas)
Contract Start Date: ASAP
Accountable To: Operations Director

Due to an existing period of growth, Mellors are looking to appoint an experienced Area Manager with a proven track record to deliver the highest standards of customer service and food provision to our education and business in industry contracts.

As Area Manager, you will be required to work Monday to Friday from 9am-5pm or as the business needs demand. You will have previous experience in a similar role and be willing to work closely with high profile clients as well as demonstrate excellent leadership to your teams. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Area Manager Role Purpose:
As an Area Manager you will be responsible for circa 20 contracts consisting of both business in industry and educational sites; managing and leading the teams to deliver an excellent catering service for our clients.

• Manage all aspects of unit day to day operations by supporting the onsite teams 
• Managing income lines, ensuring and maintaining agreed budget profitability including food, sundry and labour costs
• Accurately report month end figures on company templates within required timescales
• Report final period end results to Operations manager
• Attend and support client meetings with OM/OD/MD or independently
• Build and reinforce positive client relationships to harness a competitive advantage in the market place
• Attend company Operations/human resource development meetings 4 weekly
• Mobilise new contracts and systematically project manage mobilisation plans
• De mobilise closing contracts and systematically manage de mobilisation plans
• Actively involved in menu development and planning to suit the various business needs measured through customer and client satisfaction
• Harness strong team working in existing and new sites  to develop and  maximise talent
• Assist Development Chef to deliver presentations and added value events
• Health and safety and food safety knowledge – audit sites to ensure we fully compliant with legislative and company requirements
• Ensure full compliance with company policies – complete unit audits
• IT proficient – deliver  company bookwork training and refresher training  for sites where needed, produce reports using IT
• Support in the sales process for all new business when required
• Handle TUPE process in line with best practice and HR advice
• Act as disciplinary/hearing manager as and when required
• Identify training needs of your team and make provisions for development
• Provide a creative approach to menus linking with curriculum and world flavours, accounting for nutritional and calorific values and cultural requirements of the customer base
• Maintain a high quality of food provision and standards
• Escalate to your line manager relevant feedback or information specific to your contracts as soon as it occurs
• Identify and nurture any additional business opportunities to grow and facilitate revenue increase
• Submit required number of sales leads to Telesales team every 8 weeks
• Any other reasonable task requested by management

Essential Qualifications & Experience Needed To Be The Area Manager:
• Previous contract catering experience is desirable
• Strong craft skills in both presentation and taste
• You will also be IT proficient.
• Ability to work as part of a team
• Ability to understand and manage the diverse relationships between clients, staff and other stakeholders                                                             
• Ability to promote a welcoming environment to our customers
• A natural positive person with a ‘can do’ attitude, prepared to assist the rest of the team and the company
• The desire and ability to interact personally and sensitively with others, to support and encourage others, and to encourage growth, development and progression
• Flexible, open to new ideas, approaches and cultures, values diversity and difference, supports and takes part in change initiatives
• The skill and ability to spot business opportunities, to generate new ideas and approaches that move the business forward
• The drive, determination and commitment to achieve results, maintain performance and to retain self-confidence at all times
• The acceptance, support and championing of company objectives, standards and values and demonstrating support and commitment to Mellors catering

For this role you must be able to drive.

From time to time, the company may ask you to work outside of your usual location and working hours. Therefore, flexibility is a must for this role. You will also be expected to work at weekends from time to time when covering B&I units or for special functions/occasions.  Travel to and from the head office in Skelmersdale is also required.

Cleaner Supervisor

  • £8.66ph
  • Penrith, Cumbria
  • CV's to Nicola Nugent at NicolaN@mellors.co.uk
  • Date Posted: 06/03/2019

Mellors Catering Services are currently recruiting for a:
Cleaner Supervisor
Mellors Catering Services is the first choice contract caterer in the North for catering in the business, industry and education sectors. From food on the plate to design and turnkey project management of new catering developments, Mellors Catering Services brings commercial experience and local resources to your organisation.
Our Mission: Top quality service and food create happy and successful people
Job Details:
Environment: Education
Hours: 24.25hrs per week
Basic Hourly Rate: £8.66
Contract: Permanent
Region: Penrith, Cumbria
Contract Start Date: ASAP
Accountable To: Area Manager
Required to wear uniform as per company guidelines.

Duties will include:

Vacuuming
Mopping
Cleaning desks
Other cleaning duties
Skills:

• Ability to work as part of a team

• Punctual and work well under pressure

• Neat and tidy in appearance

• A ‘can do’ attitude, prepared to assist the rest of the team

It will be necessary for the company to apply for a DBS check at commencement of employment.

Mobile Cook Supervisor (Middlesbrough)

  • £10.64 per hour
  • Middlesbrough
  • CV's to Simon Brown at simonb@mellors.co.uk
  • Date Posted: 22/02/2019

Mellors Catering Services are currently recruiting for a:

 

Mobile Cook Supervisor

Mellors Catering Services is the first choice contract caterer in the North for catering in the business, industry and education sectors.

 

From food on the plate to design and turnkey project management of new catering developments, Mellors Catering Services brings commercial experience and local resources to your organisation.

 

Our Mission: Top quality service and food create happy and successful people

 

Job Details

Environment: Education

Hours: 30 per week

Rate of pay: £10.64 per hour

Contract: Permanent

Area: Middlesbrough

Contract Start Date: ASAP

Accountable To: Catering Manager

Required to wear uniform as per company guidelines.

You must have access to your own car and must be able to drive. Mileage claimed for business miles

 

Responsibilities:

  • Supporting sites as a mobile cook supervisor covering absences

  • Preparation of food and cooking

  • Cooking meals to the menu requirements

  • Serving meals ensuring correct portion control

  • Serving customers in a polite and friendly manner

  • Cleaning kitchen, it’s surrounds and equipment

  • General kitchen duties e.g. washing up

  • Using the equipment

  • Using the till, cash handling

  • Ensure food hygiene and health & safety regulations are adhered to at all times

  • Follow HACCP and company procedures

  • Adhere to existing and new working practices, methods, procedures and respond positively to new and alternative systems

  • Taking an active part in any unit sales promotions

  • Participate in training and development

  • Ordering of all stock, good stock management and control

  • Development of menus. Dishes and event menu planning, also costing and control of food within a strict budget.

  • Completion of relevant bookwork

  • Development of staff and services alongside manager

  • Attending meeting with school staff and dieticians

  • Carry out ad hoc duties as directed by unit manager

  • Supporting the catering manager and providing cover in their absence

  • Ensuring all kitchen surfaces (including walls and floors) and equipment are kept clean to minimise the risk of accidents and maintain high standards of hygiene

  • Available to do overtime as requested by the unit manager

   

Skills:

  • Experience of producing homemade savoury dishes and home cooking

  • Minimum of an NVQ in cookery/hospitality would be required

  • Ability to work as part of a team

  • Ability to promote a welcoming environment to our customers

  • Polite and friendly

  • Punctual

  • Work well under pressure

  • Good understanding of food hygiene is essential

  • Experience of working with food previously is essential

  • Neat and tidy in appearance

  • A ‘can do’ attitude, prepared to assist the rest of the team

 

It will be necessary for the company to apply for a DBS check at commencement of employment.

Catering Assistant (1049)

  • £8.21, equated
  • Dukinfield, SK16
  • CV's to Julie Backhouse at 1049@mcs-unit.co.uk
  • Date Posted: 21/01/2019

Mellors Catering Services are currently recruiting for a:
 
Catering Assistant 1049

Mellors Catering Services is the first choice contract caterer in the North for catering in the business, industry and education sectors.  From food on the plate to design and turnkey project management of new catering developments, Mellors Catering Services brings commercial experience and local resources to your organisation.

Our Mission: Top quality service and food create happy and successful people

Job Details:
Environment: Education
Hours: 7.5hrs (Mon-Fri)
Basic Hourly Rate: £8.21, equated.
Contract: Permanent (Term Time Only)
Region: Dukenfield, SK16
Contract Start Date: ASAP
Accountable To: Catering Manager
Required to wear uniform as per company guidelines.

Responsibilities:
• Maintaining high standards and ensuring all kitchen surfaces (including walls and floors) and equipment are kept clean to minimise the risk of accidents
• Ensuring that all waste (dry and wet) is disposed of safely and in line with legislation and policy and procedures
• Putting away all deliveries promptly and ensuring the stockroom is clean and accessible
• Basic preparation of food and simple cooking
• Serving meals ensuring correct portion control
• Serving customers in a polite and friendly manner
• General kitchen duties e.g. washing up
• Using the equipment as directed by unit manager
• Preparation of dining area
• Ensuring food hygiene and health & safety regulations are adhered to at all times
• Adhere to existing and new working practices, methods, procedures and respond positively to new and alternative systems
• Ad hoc activities as directed by the Catering Manager

Skills:
• Ability to work as part of a team
• Ability to promote a welcoming environment to our customers, polite and friendly
• Catering experience is desirable
• Punctual and work well under pressure
• Basic understanding of food hygiene would be advantageous
• Experience of working with food previously is desirable
• Neat and tidy in appearance
• A ‘can do’ attitude, prepared to assist the rest of the team 

It will be necessary for the company to apply for a DBS check at commencement of employment.

 

Mobile Cook (1)

  • £8.72
  • Birmingham
  • CV's to Marie Cemm at MarieC@mellors.co.uk
  • Date Posted: 26/06/2018

Mellors Catering Services are currently recruiting for a:

Mobile Cook Covering Various Sites within Birmingham

You must be able to drive for this role and have your own transport

Mellors Catering Services is the first choice contract caterer in the North for catering in the business, industry and education sectors.

From food on the plate to design and turnkey project management of new catering developments, Mellors Catering Services brings commercial experience and local resources to your organisation.

Our Mission: Top quality service and food create happy and successful people

Job Details:
Environment: Education
Hours: 16hrs
Contract: Permanent
Contract Start Date: ASAP
Location: Birmingham
Contract Start Date: ASAP
Basic rate: £8.72 (Travel Expenses paid for at 35p per mile)
Accountable To: Catering Manager
Required to wear uniform as per company guidelines

Mobile Cook role purpose:
As a mobile cook your overall role is to assist the catering managers to produce the required products on the menu, using fresh ingredients and making the products from fresh. You will also be responsible for preparing, all cleaning duties and cooking, storing all utensils and crockery in the correct areas, operating and maintaining the efficient running of the kitchen equipment e.g. dishwashing machine.

Responsibilities:
• Ensuring all kitchen surfaces (including walls and floors) and equipment are kept clean to minimise the risk of accidents and maintain high standards of hygiene
• Ensuring that all waste (dry and wet) is disposed of safely and in line with legislation and policy and procedure
• Putting away all deliveries promptly and ensuring the stockroom is clean and accessible
• Preparation of food and cooking
• Cooking meals to the menu requirements
• Serving meals ensuring correct portion control
• Serving customers in a polite and friendly manner
• Cleaning kitchen, it’s surrounds and equipment
• General kitchen duties e.g. washing up
• Using the equipment
• Using the till
• Cash operation
• Ensure food hygiene and health & safety regulations are adhered to at all times
• Follow HACCP and company procedures
• Adhere to existing and new working practices, methods, procedures and respond positively to new and alternative systems
• Taking an active part in any unit sales promotions
• Participate in training and development
• Carry out ad hoc duties as directed by unit manager
• Supporting the unit manager and providing cover in their absence
• Available to do overtime as requested by the unit manager

Skills:
• Experience of producing homemade food is essential
• Minimum of an NVQ in cookery/hospitality would be required
• Ability to work as part of a team
• Ability to promote a welcoming environment to our customers
• Polite and friendly
• Punctual
• Work well under pressure
• Good understanding of food hygiene is essential
• Experience of working with food previously is essential
• Neat and tidy in appearance
• A ‘can do’ attitude, prepared to assist the rest of the team

Driving licence is essential

It will be necessary for the company to apply for a DBS check at commencement of employment.