Cook Manager - Hethersett Woodside Primary School



Norse Catering deliver services to a growing number of clients across Norfolk and Suffolk, focusing on nutrition and value for schools, care homes and businesses.

We are currently looking to recruit a Cook Manager into our partnership with a brand new school in Hethersett - Hethersett Woodside Primary School. 

As a Cook Manager, you will drive the on-site delivery of our catering service, leading the preparation and cooking of fresh meals on a daily basis. You will help our managers design and implement menus focused around utilising locally sourced and healthy ingredients, ensuring the service we deliver is nutritious. 

You will have responsibility for the on-site catering team and will provide guidance across preparation and kitchen maintenance, as well as providing the client with an on-site point on contact.

Role Details:

This is a permanent position offering 32.5 hours per week, Monday - Friday during term time. You will be required to be onsite between 07:30 AM - 14:00 PM

Our Successful Candidate:

We are looking for you to demonstrate a mixture of commercial catering experience and your own passion for cooking, in particular;

  • Proven experience in a hands-on cooking role in a busy catering environment
  • Food Hygiene certificate, with working knowledge of kitchen health & safety
  • Experience leading and/or supervising an on-site catering team
  • Ability to create a variety of meals with fresh ingredients
  • Excellent time-keeping skills, able to meet strict deadlines
  • Good communication skills, comfortable engaging with colleagues and clients

Our Offer:

All of our employees benefit from our company pension scheme and annual leave allowance, and this will be combined with a number of local benefits and the opportunity for progression and development

All salaries for part-time positions are worked out pro-rata of the full-time equivalent salary shown in the advert, calculated on your contracted hours per week.

Please read the attached Job Description to ensure you meet the criteria before applying.

An enhanced DBS check will be required for our successful candidate, payment will be met by the employer. Please click here for details of our DBS policy relating to the recruitment of ex-offenders.

We reserve the right to close the vacancy once we have received sufficient applications, so we would advise you to submit your application as early as possible.

Due to the high numbers of applications we receive for our vacancies, if you do not hear from us within 4 weeks of the date you apply, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful for this position.