Catering Supervisor

  • Job Reference: compass/TP/773188/66751
  • Date Posted: 6 January 2020
  • Employer: Compass Group Plc
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  • Location: Guildford
  • Salary: £127.44
  • Bonus/Benefits: £10.62 - £10.62
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

An exciting opportunity for an experienced Catering Supervisor to work within Royal Surrey Hospital. You will lead our highly motivated  and focused team, who deliver outstanding customer service  in facilitating nutrition and hydration needs.

This is a full time position working flexible shift 37.5 hours Monday to Friday

Job Description
  • Development opportunities including funded apprenticeships
  • Health and well being program
  • Compass Pension Scheme
  • Reward & recognition program

    Exclusive offers on Perks include:

  • Retail Discounts, Cinema Discounts, Reloadable Shopping cards, Holiday Discounts and many more.
Main Responsibilities

As a Catering Supervisor you will be responsible  in assisting  with the day to day running of the restaurant and kitchen area alongside the management team. You will lead , motivate and organize front and back of house employees ensuring staff  complete required duties in accordance  with the service and cleaning roster.

You will also be responsible for the following duties:

  • To Assist with the day-to-day running of the Kitchen, Restaurant, Servery and Dishwash area.

  • Ensure everything is ready for service including personnel, equipment's and signage.

  • Monitor and maintain a high standard of cleanliness throughout the areas of responsibility. This is to include daily, weekly and deep-cleaning schedules of all the furniture and equipment, e.g. tables, chairs, benches, trollies, salad counters, hot and cold beverage machines, trays, crockery and cutlery, etc.

  • Ensure food hygiene and health and safety regulations are strictly observed, including recording temperature checks of the fridge and salad counters, and recording any near misses or accidents.

  • Supervise staff daily and during the service. Assist in planning staff shifts, rotas, overtime and Bank staff support.

  • Liaise and communicate clearly with other sections of the Catering Department. Pass on messages and disseminate important information to the team.

  • Monitor the standard and use of staff uniform and PPE, and ensure staff have the necessary equipment and materials needed to carry out their jobs efficiently.

  • Make sure menus are done and ensure all staff are fully briefed on the contents of each dish. Be aware of customers with food allergies and special dietary requirements, and ensure staff are well briefed on all necessary procedures that are in place to safeguard them.

  • Ensure that staff use equipment (e.g. beverage machines, dishwasher and mechanical floor cleaner) in line with the manufacturer's guidelines.

  • Manage staff problems and concerns promptly and fairly, referring them to the Back of House Manager or FM Manager as required.

The Ideal Candidate

The Ideal Candidate

  • Previous supervisory experience within catering
  • Excellent people skills
  • Ability to motivate and lead others.
  • Passion for food and achieving 100% customer satisfaction
  • Have a high standards and quality driven.
  • Knowledge of Health & Safety and infection control.
  • Ability to work under pressure individually and as part of a team.