Chef de Partie
40 Hours per week
5/7 shifts - 8 hours per day. Mix of early and late shifts
Here at Serco we are looking for a Chef de Partie to join our team in our Defence division. As Chef de Partie you 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 with in the EPC and any external provisions.
You will assist in the management of food standards and quality across all areas during all stages of food preparation and production, support with the ordering and food provision for the services provided on site and off site. You will work with the Kitchen team in creating and developing new menus and ensure that all dishes are prepared, cooked and served to the highest standard at all times in line with menu specifications.
What you'll need to do the role
- Excellent culinary skills.
- Hold valid Intermediate Food Hygiene' certificate
- Excellent spoken and written English
- Strong problem solving and organizational skills
- Strong leadership skills
- Basic IT skills with knowledge of word and excel
- High standards of personal presentation
- Good awareness of industry standards
Meaningful and vital work: The nature of our business means you will do interesting work that matters - delivering essential services that touch people's lives
A world of opportunity: Our diverse UK-wide operations offer unrivalled opportunities to learn and develop. You'll be able to broaden your experience and apply your skills in new ways.
Great people: We are a motivated team who will encourage you and help you to succeed. You'll have the resources you need to do your job in a diverse and supportive environment.
What we offer
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.
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.
By joining Serco you will have unlimited access to our Global Employee Networks - SercoInspire (Gender), SercoEmbrace (Multicultural), SercoUnlimited (Disability) and In@Serco (LGBT & Networks). Serco Employee Networks, led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging.
Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when that happens we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment.
At Serco, 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 and strongly encourage applications from a diverse candidate pool. We are open to discussions around flexibility and flexible working. We operate a hybrid work structure in many of our business areas. We are proudly a Disability Confident level 3 employer and holder of the Silver Inclusive Employer Standard. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview.
At Serco we support fair access to employment for those with unspent criminal convictions through the Ban the Box' pledge (some may be exempt due to the nature of the role and the security clearance required). Please contact our recruitment team directly on 0345 010 4000 to discuss.