Job Title: Chef Grade II - Co Dublin
Salary: €25,000 – €35,000
The Chef Grade II is a chef within the organisation reporting to the Senior Chef and accountable to the Catering Officer.
- Assist in maintaining awareness of our values throughout the Hospital in relation to all Catering activities.
- Support the Senior Chef and Catering Officers in developing and maintaining best practice in the management of Catering Department.
- Assist in reviewing and updating Policies, Procedures and Systems that support the needs of the hospital.
- Demonstrate behaviour consistent with the Values of the Hospital.
Outline of Duties and Responsibilities:
- To practice high standards of personnel hygiene at all times in terms of grooming and the wearing of proper attire.
- Be aware of current HACCP and ISO 340 Legislation and participate in the HACCP Team meetings. Ensure the staff are complying with required legislation.
- Set a good example with regard to punctuality, attendance, attitude and interest to your work.
- Follow efficient and effective work methods in line with hospital specifications.
- To prepare, cook and present food to the highest standard at all times.
- To be innovative with new menus and food.
- To prepare & cook healthy and innovative Salad/Sandwiches/ready to eat foods for sale in the Restaurant & Coffee Dock.
- Presentation of all food is to be creative.
- To be creative with new ideas & recipes, and be able to work of own initiative.
- To be flexible when consulted about the rota by the Senior Chef to help provide adequate cover in the most effective manner.
- To cater for functions & events in the Hospital, as advised by the Senior Chef.
- Attend training courses when required.
- To report all accidents or near misses to the senior chef and catering officers.
- Ensure safety measures are in operation within the kitchen and to maintain equipment and appliances in good condition.
- Attend Kitchen meetings and read up on minutes of meetings held in your absence.
- Carry out any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.
- Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to interact and network with all levels and stakeholders in the organisation.
- Have initiative, diplomacy and analytical skills necessary for anticipating changes that are required and persisting until those changes are implemented.
- Have excellent organisational, administrative, resource and time management skills; the ability to multi task, combined with the ability to prioritise and delegate.
- Have the ability to work independently on his/her own initiative and as a member of a team.
- Have good decision making and problem solving skills.
- Be flexible and have an on-going positive acceptance of and adaptability to changes in the services.
- Have the ability to build effective working relationships with others, co-operate with colleagues to achieve goals and is sensitive to their needs.
- Hours of work:
- Normal working hours are 39 hours per week Mon- Fri. On occasion you may be requested to work weekends. Your contracted hours of work are liable to change between the hours of 8am-8pm over seven days to meet the requirements for extended day’s services in accordance with the term of the Framework Agreement.
- The appointment is Permanent
- Remuneration is in accordance with the salary scale approved by the Department of Health & Children.
If this sounds like the role for you please apply below with your CV in confidence.