Salary: £11.86 – £11.86

Shift hours: Full Time

We currently have an excellent opportunity for a Second Chef to join our busy team. This is a great opportunity for a customer focused individual to join a world leading food and facilities management company, which can offer unrivalled opportunities for career progression.

  • To deputise for the  Head chef in their absence.
  • Assist with staff rosters and allocation of work details.
  • Assist the Mess Manager in the ordering, control and correct storage of food stuffs.
  • Reporting of defects to the Catering Manager.
  • To maintain and manage the required high operational and personal standard of hygiene and presentation within the team at all times in compliance with the Food Safety Act.
  • Compliance by you and your team to the Health and Safety Act and COSHH regulations.
  • Ensure that the team adhere to the correct disposal and storage of all food items as directed by the Catering Manager.
  • Ensure and monitor that the team are accurately taking and recording temperatures of fridges and freezers, hot cabinets, serveries in line with Sodexo’s Safety Management System (SMS).
  • To ensure that all foods served under your control are served and held at the required temperatures (probed and recorded).
  • Ensure that the kitchen area that you are working in is clean and hygienic at all times.
  • Ensure that the handing over procedures and opening up /closing down procedures are complied to, with emphasis on safety and security.
  • To continue to develop own skills / knowledge within the position.


  • Must have one of the following qualifications or equivalent:- City and Guilds 706/1 and 2, NVQ level 2  and possess a basic level food safety certificate.
  • Good numerical and communication skills, must be able to demonstrate effective verbal and written communication.
  • Knowledge of health & safety and food safety.
  • Able to work on own initiative within a team environment.
  • Able to demonstrate attention to detail and adherence to standards.


  •  IOSH and CIEH qualifications or equivalent.
  • Proven track record of employment within the catering industry.
  • Experience of working in a military environment.

Reference: SDX/TP/402/82978

Location: Tidworth, England

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