Salary: £12.51 – £12.51

Shift hours: Part Time

We currently have an opportunity for a Chef Shift Leader to join our 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.

  • Deputise for the Chef Supervisor in their absence
  • Liaise with other departments to ensure the unit has sufficient stock to deliver the contract
  • Monitor and control wastage and portioning – achieving required waste targets.
  • Complete daily production sheets
  • Ensure all Sodexo required due diligence paperwork is completed e.g. fridge temperature records
  • Lead the team of Chefs ensuring that all levels of the contract are delivered at all times
  • Undertake any reasonable task as directed by the Chef supervisor, Head Chef and Mess Manager
  • Undertake continual professional development
  • Attend team huddles and cascade information down to the team to improve engagement within the kitchen team
  • Deliver training as required ensuring that all individuals in team have the skills needed to operate and progress
  • Manage the production levels during core meal periods by managing the pass
  • Ensure the team adhere to the uniform and personal hygiene regulations set out in their induction packs
  • Lead the team ensuring that all levels of quality, cleanliness, food safety and hygiene are in line with Sodexo company policies and procedures
  • Embrace and grow a ‘zero accidents culture’ within the team by ensuring the        accurate reporting of near misses and accidents as well as reporting any equipment defects to the helpdesk
  • Ensure all members of the team adhere to the guidance set out in Safe Systems of Works (SSW)
  • Ensure the correct storage, disposal and recording of food in line with company policies and procedures
  • Responsibility for leading and delivering functions as and when required


  • Chef knowledge and skills
  • Good numerical and communication skills, must be able to demonstrate effective verbal and written communication
  • Able to work on own initiative within a team environment
  • Able to demonstrate attention to detail and adherence to standards
  • Able to demonstrate leadership and management knowledge and skill
  • Able to demonstrate catering/hospitality industry skills and knowlege
  • NVQ Level 2 or equivalent
  • Level 2 Food safety


  • IOSH and CIEH qualifications or equivalent

Reference: SDX/TP/43490/74351

Location: ATR Winchester, England