Catering & Hospitality Manager

As one of the local leading providers of palliative and end of life care, St Andrew’s Hospice is a highly successful and forward-thinking charity, offering both adult and children’s services. With an excellent reputation both in the local community and beyond, we reach over 800 patients and their families in North East Lincolnshire and our wider catchment area of Lincolnshire, Hull and East Yorkshire for our children’s services.

Working for Andy’s’ offers a very rewarding career with a fantastic team, with 170 Hospice staff, a large well-equipped Hospice site and 19 charity shops working together to ensure that patients and their families have the best possible experience and receive the highest quality of care.

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You will lead and manage the Hospice based Catering Team.

As the Catering & Hospitality Manager you will primarily be responsible for the training, leadership and management of the catering team at the Hospice. Alongside, providing freshly cooked meals to our patients, staff and visitors supported by a team of cooks, in an environment which is committed to a continued provision of high quality and efficient catering servicesWe also host fundraising and hospitality events in order to raise the profile of the Hospice which may require catering support.

We are looking for a passionate and creative Catering & Hospitality Manager who enjoys cooking with fresh food and seasonal produce to a high standard. As well as leading on dietary and nutritional requirements across the organisation ensuring compliance with current legislations, you will have the ability to develop policies and procedures which support the Strategic Business Plan and manage the catering budget effectively. You will also have proven experience of managing a team in a catering & hospitality environment.

As our Catering & Hospitality Manager you will:

Act as the Head Chef,

  • Take the lead in managing and training a team working with you.
  • Be highly organised and comfortable working in a high-pressure environment.
  • Ensure you & your team have high standards of food hygiene, preparation and follow health and safety rules.
  • Ensure that waste of all food items during food preparation is kept to a minimum.
  • Have a good financial understanding of catering costs & budgetary control.
  • Be creative and innovative when designing menus.
  • Have good food and retail presentation skills
  • Undertake compliance checks and audits

In order to be successful in this position you will have excellent leadership and communication skills, along with the ability to manage a varied set of objectives and priorities.  You will also have a sound understanding of the relevant health and safety legislation, including allergens and Natasha’s Law and matters relating to kitchen/catering management, including COSHH and Food Hygiene.

If you would like to work alongside our fantastic Catering Team, we would love to hear from you.

In return we offer you:

  • Competitive salary
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Bridge tolls paid for staff who live over the Humber Bridge
  • Excellent annual leave
  • Access to excellent staff benefits
  • Excellent CPD
  • Flexible working

For further information contact:

Jacqueline Hall, Director of People & Operations

(01472) 350908 ext. 234 or email [email protected]

Closing date: Sunday 3rd July 2022

How to apply:

Download and complete an application form then return the form to the HR Department at [email protected]

 

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