Catering Assistant

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Permanent part-time

Salary See description

Updated 3 days ago

Reference 1439994

 Job Description

Working as part of a team, the Catering Assistant will be responsible for the day-to-day preparation, cooking and service of food at the Utility Street Men’s Homeless Hostel, whilst upholding related cleaning and health & safety standards.

Location: Utility Street Men’s Homeless Hostel, Utility Street, Belfast

Hours: 30 hours per week on a rota basis, Monday – Sunday (including weekends and statutory holidays)

 

HARMONI provides further benefits including 28 days annual leave pro rata (increasing up to 33 days after 5 years service), pension and a comprehensive training programme.

Candidates should hold as a minimum a current basic food hygiene certificate as well as demonstrable experience of  food preparation and service along with knowledge of COSHH, Food Safety, HACCP and Infection Control rules and standards.

 

THIS POSITION IS SUBJECT TO AN ACCESS NI CHECK. COPIES OF THE RELEVANT POLICY ON THE RECRUITMENT OF EX-OFFENDERS AS WELL AS THE ACCESS NI CODE OF PRACTICE ARE AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. PLEASE NOTE THAT HAVING A CRIMINAL RECORD WILL NOT NECESSARILY BE A BAR TO OBTAINING A POSITION WITH HARMONI.

 

TO APPLY: Please download the application pack. The Equal Opportunities monitoring form should be returned in a separate envelope marked for the attention of the Monitoring Officer

NOTE TO ALL APPLICANTS: Please only use the space provided to complete your application – do not alter the application form in any way (applications must be submitted as attached – you may attach additional pages if you wish).  CVs will not be accepted.

GUIDANCE ON COMPLETING THE APPLICATION FORM:

  • Read the job description/person specification fully before starting the application form
  • Make sure you know how your own qualifications and experience match up with what is required to successfully apply for the role
  • Read the instructions on the application form before starting
  • Ensure you have all your details including career history and contact information to hand
  • Complete in BLACK pen preferably
  • If needed, ask for a further application form or copy the one you have and complete a draft version of your application first
  • Make sure you complete every field as appropriate – it is not sufficient to leave blanks without an explanation as to why
  • Page 6 – you must demonstrate how you meet the criteria as listed on the person specification. Not completing this section will mean that we will be unable to proceed with your application
  • If you do not fully meet the criteria, consider how your qualifications and experience to date could still be applicable and fully explain this
  • Do not alter the main application form in any way – you may attach additional pages if you wish
  • Spell check and proof read your application
  • Check that you have included everything you’ve been asked for
  • Keep a copy of your completed application for your records

 

Closing Date: 12pm on Friday 27th September 2019. Late applications will not be accepted.

 

HARMONI is an Equal Opportunities employer. Appointments are made on the basis of merit.