Chef Supervisor (Retail Services) – Hull University Teaching Hospitals – Kingston upon Hull

Hull University Teaching Hospitals

Job overview

To supervise the provision of a comprehensive and cost-effective catering production service that meets the needs of staff, visitors and patients, and fulfils the objectives of the Trust.

Duties will include preparation, production and service of food items in a food safe environment.

To work in accordance with Food Hygiene Regulations, Codes of Practice for Caterers and all relevant Trust Policy documents.

To allocate work and advise staff on lower grades within the retail services.

This is a full time Vacancy of 37.5 Hours. The retail services at HRI run from 06.30 though until 20.00. The Successful applicant will need to be able to work between these times 7 days a week including weekends and Bank holidays. Hours will be discussed at Interview. 

Main duties of the job

Responsible for the day to day operations of the retail team in the kitchen and to offer support to the wider catering team on site. Participating and supervising preparation and production of a wide variety of menu items (hot and cold including hospitality) in a timely manner to meet service demands.

Assist in the compilation and subsequent processing of supplies requisitions using relevant IT processes and following relevant approvals.

Supervise transfer and storage of supplies and deliveries, following correct lifting and handling procedures.

Opening and closing checks to meet quality and safety standards.

Ensuring high standards of food safety, kitchen hygiene and personal hygiene including work wear for yourself and the team is adhered to at all times.

Ensure high standards of cleanliness in designated work areas within documented cleaning schedules and audits including any rectification action plans.

Compliance with the departmental Food Safety Policy and HACCP System.

Bending, lifting, handling and exposure to COSHH related detergent substances (e.g. dish-wash detergent and oven cleaners) is regular occurrence and full compliance with this is required.

Working for our organisation

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust strongly encourages new starters to have the Covid-19 vaccine. However, it is not a mandatory requirement to work for us.

HUTH has two main sites: Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital with an annual budget of approximately £500 million. The Trust employs around 11,000 staff and serves an extended population of 1.25 million, delivering a number of outpatient services from locations across the area.

The Trust’s secondary care service portfolio is comprehensive, covering the major medical and surgical specialties, routine and specialist diagnostic services and other clinical support services. These services are provided primarily to a catchment population of approximately 600,000 in the Hull and East Riding of Yorkshire area.

HUTH provides specialist and tertiary services to a population of 1.25 million extending from Scarborough in North Yorkshire to Grimsby and Scunthorpe in North East and North Lincolnshire respectively. 

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