Catering Supervisor

Kirklees Council

Job Summary

Kirklees Council is currently offering Catering Supervisor position for qualified individuals who are willing to work Full Time at their office in Huddersfield HD Be sure to check job specifications carefully before proceeding.

Job Title: Catering Supervisor
Company Name: Kirklees Council
Job Location: Huddersfield HD
Job Type: Full Time
Job Category: Kirklees Council
Job Link Expiry: 2023-04-15
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Environment & Climate Change

Service Area

Environmental Strategy & Climate Change

Job Category

Venue Management


30 hours

Number of Jobs



George Ave, Huddersfield, HD2 2BJ

Position type



Grade 6


£15,042 – £15,654

Apply now using our quick application form, you can log in using Facebook or Google, the application process should not take long to complete. The form is fully mobile compatible, a computer is not needed and you are not required to upload any documents.

The salary for this role includes 40 working weeks and 6.3 weeks of paid annual leave

Competitive pay, great benefits, flexible working, excellent holidays

We are currently looking for Catering Supervisor 2s to join our team of skilled and enthusiastic staff working in schools in your area! We have many roles available and it is anticipated that you will work Monday to Friday between the hours of 8:00am to 3:00pm, during Term Time. Please note there will be a half day paid summer induction and some short online training for a September start to these positions.

This Catering Supervisor 2 role sits within the Kirklees Catering team. As a Catering Supervisor 2, you will be responsible for preparing, cooking, and presenting up to 200 main meals and sweet items, while providing a high-quality customer-focused service in your school. You will be responsible for managing a team of catering staff. We know that providing delicious and nourishing meals for children is essential to help to give them the best start in life. This might be the main meal of the day for some children, and you will ensure they have access to balanced, healthy food. In addition to providing the service on a day-to-day basis, you will be involved in providing theme days and other events. We hold several theme days throughout the year such as Summer Sports day and Big breakfast to introduce children to new and exciting dishes from around the world, educating them through food. You will help in creating these exciting menus and maybe even try something new yourself!

Kirklees Catering Service provides high-quality catering services to schools throughout our business portfolio. There will be opportunities for progression within the service for the right candidate.

Some of the key features and benefits of being part of the Kirklees Catering Service include:

  • Paid above the national living wage
  • Free food hygiene, Allergen awareness and Health and Safety training
  • Christmas off every year
  • Term time working, plus 2 training days, 5 inset days and 3 cleaning days
  • Regular working hours and patterns
  • Monday – Friday working hours
  • Working hours estimated between 8.00am and 3.00pm
  • Working weeks are 40 weeks a year, pay is annualised over the year
  • Free parking at or near most schools
  • Good transport links to schools
  • Career progression options
  • Uniform provided
  • Pension contribution

What we expect from you:

  • Experience of the preparation and production of meals for up to 200 customers daily
  • To be able to meet high standards of quality and health and safety through our training programmes
  • To be comfortable in a very flexible, fast-paced working environment
  • To wear appropriate uniform (provided) and maintain a high standard of personal hygiene
  • Ideally you will have a food hygiene certificate, however, we will provide training to obtain this award
  • Ability to achieve the level 2 award in food allergen awareness and control in catering
  • Experience in supervising a team of catering staff
  • Administration skills to record information on Cypad Kitchen Manager (software used in our kitchens)
  • Experience of effective communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills

For more information about this job please contact Catering relief on 01484221000 or email [email protected]

This job is subject to a DBS check at the appropriate level, please refer to the Job Description/Profile. A conviction may not exclude candidates from appointment but will be considered as part of the recruitment process.
We know there’s a wealth of talent among people who have a disability and we encourage applications from people with all differing abilities. So, if you need any support completing an application form, or any other format for the application or Job Description please contact the Recruitment Team for help by email:

[email protected]
or phone: 01484 221000 and ask for ‘Recruitment’.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults and children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Closing date

06 November 2022, 11:55 PM

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