Share this page:

Head Chef

  • Job Location

    Fellside, Hexham, Northumberland

  • Start date


  • Duration


  • Job Benefits

    £18,500 per annum


The purpose of this role is to be accountable for the planning and implementation of Catering services and standards that drives Centre’s delivery and achievement of the highest levels of guest satisfaction and ensures achievement of costs in line with budgets. Accountable for the implementation and auditing of all domestic SOPs (Standard Operating Procedure) in respect of current safety (H&S, HACCP, COSHH), thus providing a safe environment for guests and colleagues.

Key Responsibilities

  • Working with the Catering Manager to recruit and develop, direct reports through effective performance management and communication to deliver Centre goals and KPI’s
  • To work with, manage, motivate and inspire all catering staff on a day to day basis to ensure company standards are attained
  • Working with the Catering Manager to take responsibility for ensuring all staff are fully trained to company standards
  • Thorough effective rota scheduling, to ensure the centre complies with the working time directive and if necessary, highlight concerns to key stakeholders
  • Deliver catering standards that delight clients and meet Company Standards
  • Ensuring that stock levels are managed in a cost effective and timely manner, ensuring waste is kept to a minimum


Essential Criteria

  • Proven experience of food preparation in a fast paced commercial environment
  • Proven people management and development skills with the ability to drive, motivate and enthuse & teams
  • City and Guilds (Catering) 7061/2 or equivalent
  • Advanced Food Hygiene
  • Excellent communicator
  • Commercially astute with experience of delivering financial targets/budgets
  • Results driven with the ability to get things done
  • Manage relationships effectively with a strong ability to persuade and influence


  • Effective interpersonal skills with the ability to adapt communication to match audience.
  • Confident and calm under pressure.
  • Open and honest, acts with integrity.
  • Versatile and resilient.
  • Receives feedback in a positive manner and acts upon it.
  • Customer focussed with a passion for delivering high levels of service.
  • Willingness to learn and develop self.

About us

Changing lives through adventure! Join Kingswood

An adventure to remember, a taste of independence, a rush of adrenaline, a breath of fresh air, a sense of achievement and making memories that last a lifetime. That's what

Read more..

Share this page:

Copyright ©2006 - 2022. 247 Media Ltd.

Share this page:

Copyright ©2006 - 2022. 247 Media Ltd.