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Senior Supervisor

NHS AfC: Band 4

Main area
Catering
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 4
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
435-E009-23
Site
RBTH
Town
Blackburn
Salary
£23,949 - £26,282 Pro Rata
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
06/02/2023 23:59

At East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust our vision is to be widely recognised for providing safe, personal and effective care.  We currently provide high quality services and treat over 600,000 people across East Lancashire and the surrounding area. We employ over 9,500 staff, many of whom are internationally renowned and have won awards for their work.

Job overview

The post-holder will provide daily operational management to the Catering Services Team, including controlling rotas and resources and organising, developing, and improving the catering service throughout the Trust. They will be responsible for overseeing that there is sufficient staff on each site at any given time as demand determines and will oversee the completion of performance scorecards for each of the areas the supervisors are responsible for. The post holder will play an active part in leading the kitchen team to ensure the highest standards of food safety, quality, health and safety are achieved, and that these standards are maintained through constant monitoring. Ensuring the correct standards of cleanliness throughout the department with adherence to hygiene schedules by allocation of work and daily hygiene monitoring and recording. The post involves significant physical activity and travels between Trust facilities as required by the Service.

 

Main duties of the job

Main duties of the job

Responsible for the day-to-day management and coordination of all catering staff and supervision on all of the East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust sites.

The day-to-day organisation of the kitchen, including supervision, direction and control of all aspects of food service. Ensure the Trust guidelines on HACCP is followed
· Ensuring that the temperature probing of meals and the recording of temperatures are completed in accordance with departmental policies, ensuring all HACCP critical control points are recorded for each dish produced. Auditing within the department and at ward level, auditing food waste.
· Responsible for ordering stock items, ensuring that the correct storage procedures are followed. Report poor quality products to a senior member of staff.

Working for your organisation

At East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust our vision is to be widely recognised for providing safe, personal and effective care.  We currently provide high-quality services and treat over 600,000 people across East Lancashire and the surrounding area. We employ over 8,000 staff, many of whom are internationally renowned and have won awards for their work.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Ensure production continuously meets the demands of the service and propose changes where necessary

Working for our organisation

At East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust our vision is to be widely recognised for providing safe, personal and effective care.  We currently provide high-quality services and treat over 600,000 people across East Lancashire and the surrounding area. We employ over 9,500 staff, many of whom are internationally renowned and have won awards for their work.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Organise and prioritise and adjust own workload to maintain and promote quality.
· Ensure departmental policies and procedures are implemented and followed by all staff and monitor staff performance. Assist with the management of performance issues.
· Provide advice and support as required and give feedback in a manner likely to maintain and improve performance.
· Ensure consistent use of standardised recipes and equipment is used safely and economically by chefs and all staff.
· Report mechanical and structural defects and make out requisitions for their repair to the Estates Department or other relevant parties.
· Responsible for carrying out daily audits and maintaining departmental records/ information for investigations.
· Manage day to day HR management of discipline and sickness absence, ensuring supervisors complete regular reviews with their staff; escalating issues above their delegation levels and ensuring that the Catering Management team are kept fully informed of actions taken.
· Act as line manager for Supervisors and chefs throughout all the areas within the catering department.
· Participate in the recruitment process for catering staff up to and including chefs and all supervisory levels.
· Liaise with HR and Finance to ensure staffing levels are maintained as per establishment.
· Assist in monitoring revenue and expenditure ensuring the service provided continues to meet customer requirements.
· Participate in the PLACE process and be an active member of the team assisting in carrying out audits when required.
· To step down to support the duties of a supervisor when there is a short-term absence.

Person specification

Essential criteria

Essential criteria
  • Food safety level 3
  • NVQ Level -3 In professional cookery or Equivalent chef qualification
  • Experience in setting staff rota to meet the demands of the service
  • Good educational background to be able to deal with the requirements of the post
  • Experience in supervising and coordinating staff
Desirable criteria
  • Food Hygiene trainer/assessor qualified
  • ILM certificate NVQ 3 in catering subject
  • Knowledge of computerised catering systems
  • Recent experience in public sector catering services

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Happy to Talk Flexible WorkingPositive about disabled peopleInvestors in PeopleCare quality commission - GoodDisability confident committedStep into health

Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Jijo Mathew
Job title
Quality assurance manager
Email address
jijo.mathew@elht.nhs.uk
Telephone number
01254 734302