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Mobile Chef Manager - Hedge End area - HC3S 558390 (W)

Job details:


Hourly Rate: £11.29 - £12.69 per hour plus 45p mileage allowance

Work Location: Hamble Primary School, Southampton (Multi site working)

Hours per week: 30.00 - Monday to Friday

Contract Type: Permanent, Term Time Only

Closing Date: 11th August 2022

Are you an enthusiastic talented cook who wants to work term time only?


As an award-winning caterer with over 500 sites, at HC3S we recognise the important role our catering service plays in providing pupils with a freshly prepared, healthy nutritious, tasty school lunch. Our Mobile Chef Managers work term time, during school hours.


This is an exciting opportunity to use your experience to provide vital support to our kitchen teams. As a Mobile Chef Manager you will assist your District Manager in the daily running of units to ensure staffing and operational requirements are met. Traveling to various schools within your area, you’ll run a busy kitchen leading a team of Catering Assistants in a primary or secondary school to produce food from fresh ingredients for your customers. You will be a food focused individual who is highly organised, personable and has a proven track record as a Chef Manager working in a similar large scale catering environment. You will enjoy working at pace meeting new people and your enthusiasm and excellent communication skills will motivate the whole team to maintain high quality standards and deliver exceptional service.


Strong people management and organisational skills are essential however we’ll give you all the training and ongoing professional development you need to succeed.


Why work for us?


HC3S is an award winning, forward thinking, solution focused catering service.  With our term time contracts we offer an excellent work life balance, a commitment to training and development and a friendly and supportive working environment. To find out more about us visit our HC3S work with us page Work with us | Hampshire County Council ( 


You will also benefit from a healthy Benefits package including:-

  • Term time only positions
  • Uniform
  • Full training and opportunities to progress
  • A minimum 24 days annual leave entitlement taken in the school holidays, plus bank holidays
  • Interest free travel loans and discounts
  • Employee Support Services
  • Family friendly policies
  • Access to Local Government Pension Scheme

Additional Information:


Mobile Chef Manager - Job summary and person specification


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.

Vetting Requirements:


This post is subject to a Criminal Records Check.


As part of the pre-employment checks that are undertaken for this role, you will be asked to complete a Post Offer Medical Questionnaire. The questionnaire is confidential, and is screened by our Occupational Health Department, who will ensure that you are medically fit for this role before being formally offered the position.

Contact Details for an Informal Discussion:


If you would like to talk to us about the job before you apply or for more information about the position, please call the manager below –


Jo Allen, District Manager, on 07718146872



Hampshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.


In order to combat discrimination, no unnecessary conditions or requirements will be applied which could have a disproportionately adverse effect on any one group. All sections of the population will have equal access to jobs. No applicant or employee will receive less favourable treatment because of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership and pregnancy or maternity, unless a Genuine Occupational Requirement (GOR) applies.


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