Catering Supervisor - Portadown - Public Sector

Job Description

VANRATH are delighted to be working with a large and well known Public Sector organisation. The client is actively looking for a Catering Supervisor to join their team in Portadown.

What's in it for you?

  • £12.52 - £12.73 an hour
  • 35 hours a week
  • Monday - Friday


  • Skilled cooking activities connected to the full range of menu provision. Such as the preparation of menus, portion control & special dietary meals.
  • Ensure that the kitchen and dining areas, if applicable, meet current standards of food safety legislation.
  • Ensuring all catering practice complies with appropriate Health & Safety legislation.
  • Organise and supervise food service.
  • Ensuring effective communication at all levels through regular staff meetings.
  • Supervise and direct other employees including allocating duties and work rotas.
  • Provide induction and on-going staff training.
  • Complete clerical duties associated with the efficient running of the kitchen, including cash handling.
  • Responsible for the managing of all resources to include food, labour and equipment.

Essential Criteria:

  • Two years' experience of food preparation and cooking within a catering establishment.
  • Evidence of effective supervision or management of a catering team.
  • Knowledge of Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP).
  • Knowledge of stock control and budget management.
  • Willingness to undertake job related training.
  • Ability to communicate and engage effectively with others as part of a team and with customers.
  • Effective organisational and planning skills.

Desirable Criteria:

  • Evidence in the practical use of Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Experience of delivering training.

For further information on this opportunity, or any other position in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link or contact Conor Birch in the strictest confidence.

Some positive candidate feedback we've received-

''5*'s for Vanrath. They found me a suitable agency post right away, it was a great fit, now I have got the job permanently! Very personable and knowledgeable to deal with and always took the time to understand and help out. Extremely professional service all round.''

''I contacted Vanrath after being laid off by my previous employer. They were fantastic to deal with and found me the perfect role that matched my skill set and experience and within a day or two had an interview lined up. Within the same week I was made a job offer which I happily accepted. So thankful that I contacted Vanrath. Couldn't have asked for a quicker and more professional service.''

''My experience with Vanrath has been so positive. They were very professional but friendly at the same time. The whole process has been excellent and I've secured a job that I really wanted. I wouldn't hesitate to go through Vanrath again in future as there was no waiting about and they continually kept me updated throughout. Thanks so much again.''