Leeds Cookery School Kitchenhand

Job type: Permanent, Full time

Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire

£7.83 Per hour

Recruiter: Hungry Jobs

Sector: Delivery Drivers

Job description

This paid placement is funded through the STEP programme and aims to support Leeds residents who are over 25 years old and long term unemployed (unemployed over 6 months and over) develop their confidence and work skills within diverse sectors with supportive employers within a 6 month fixed term period. *Eligibility terms and conditions apply. Eligibility Criteria:- Aged 25 & over- A Leeds Resident- Been continuously unemployed for 6 months or more (You will be required to undertake an assessment to confirm you have been unemployed for over 6 months)- Currently not engaged on other training programmes such as Work Programme or education - Have right to paid work in UK- Applicants with a residence permit must have access to public funds. Participants will be working for 25 hours in a paid role. In addition they will be required to undertake 5 hours of paid personal development training which will include either volunteering within your paid placement or with another organisation or undertaking some training or courses. Participants may be subject to a DBS check. To work as part of a small team delivering cookery classes to the general public. To assist the resident chefs at the Leeds Cookery School with the delivery of a programme of cookery classes within the school. To assist with the ordering and preparation of ingredients, resources and equipment ready for the smooth running of individual cookery classes. Helping with maintaining health and safety records. To work appropriately with all users of the Leeds Cookery School irrespective of their background or ability. To assist with the delivery of a programme of cookery classes and demonstrations Helping to ensure that equipment, resources and ingredients are ready for each class Maintain high standard of kitchen cleanliness throughout working hours To support and work with Leeds Cookery School staff To answer the phone and take accurate messages To support Leeds Cookery School resident chefs with stock management and ordering To promote equal opportunities and anti-discriminatory practice in line with Zest-Health for Life policies and procedures To work in accordance with the organisational policies and procedures of Zest-Health for Life To participate in the Zest-Health for Life 1-2-1 sessions, staff reviews, appraisal and personal development scheme To undertake training as required Any other duties commensurate with the role and agreed with the line manager. Essential Criteria Have good communication, team working, interpersonal and organisational skills; Good Numeracy and Literacy skills Have a passion for working with people Have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment; Ability to work independently, meet deadlines and priorities Ability to work to policies and procedures Ability to answer calls and take messages Knowledge and understanding of food preparation procedures and processes Work in accordance with organisational policies and procedures of Zest Health for Life and Path Yorkshire Proactive approach to work To promote equal opportunities and anti-discriminatory practice in line with Zest for Life policies and procedures Willingness to participate in Zest Heath for Life 121 sessions, staff reviews, appraisal and personal development scheme Undertake training as required. Desirable Criteria Level 2 Food Hygiene Certificate Previous experience of working in catering and food preparation Ability to use IT and the Internet. Disclaimer Your contract of employment will cease at the end of the 26 weeks Benefits may be affected as this placement will be classed as paid employment. Please email CV and supporting statement to step@pathyorkshire.co.uk informing us how you meet the criteria for the position of interest and attach a completed eligibility check form downloadable from our website www.pathyorkshire.co.uk (Vacancies section).

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