Cook - Ballymena - 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 Cook to join their team in Ballymena.

What's in it for you?

  • £12.11 - £12.31 an hour
  • 27.5 - 30 hours a week
  • Monday - Friday


  • Skilled cooking activities connected with the full range of meals (assisting with the preparation of menus, portion control & the provision of special dietary meals)
  • To assist with the control of hygiene, health and safety in the kitchen including recording of temperatures.
  • To undertake operational control of service points including transported meals.
  • General kitchen duties as required.
  • Associated Administrative duties e.g. planning of meals, stock-taking, general kitchen management & cash handling duties where appropriate.

Essential Criteria:

  • Two years' experience of food preparation and cooking within a catering establishment.
  • Knowledge of Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP).
  • 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.
  • Motivation towards providing excellent food and customer service.

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.

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