An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced, talented and enthusiastic Senior Stewarding Supervisor to be a key part of our professional, award-winning team in the Catering Services of the House of Commons.
Catering Services aim to deliver the best quality service with an enthusiastic and professional team for the benefit of all our customers. We are responsible for the efficient operation of the House of Commons catering facilities within the agreed financial framework.
The post holder will be responsible for assisting the Back of House Manager in all matters concerning food and beverage equipment and back of house areas. The post holder will also actively participate in the work of appropriate areas, overseeing and directly supervising Stewarding staff, facilities, operations and costs. Other responsibilities include:
Ensuring that Catering policies and procedures are adhered to.
Ensuring that the standards of Food Safety, Food Hygiene, Health & Safety, COSHH and Manual Handling are met all times.
Deputises for the Assistant Back of House Manager in their absence.
Skills and Experience
Foundation Food Safety (or equivalent), Level 1 Health & Safety, Train the Trainer (or equivalent)
Relevant experience of successfully supervising a diverse workforce, working in a high volume, high quality establishment.
Good communication and interpersonal skills; both written and oral. With the ability to build effective relationships and work successfully within a team whilst upholding the values of equality, diversity and inclusion.
People management skills. The ability to assist with the supervision of staff within a team often under high pressure and to deliver a high-quality service in line with the Directive objectives.
Providing Focused Service: excellent customer service skills, with the ability to respond quickly to customer needs.
Must be able to undertake regular manual handling tasks as part of the daily work routine.
In addition to your salary, we offer an attractive range of benefits including:
A very competitive industry salary.
30 days' annual leave (increasing to 35 days after first full leave year).
Civil Service Pension scheme.
Interest free season ticket loan and bicycle loan
Secure employment in an industry that isn't noted for its stability.
Excellent 'In-House' and external training for professional and career progression. (either within the catering service or elsewhere in Parliament).
5 over 6 day working shift patterns with Sundays and all Bank Holidays off.
Free staff meals and uniforms provided and laundered.
'Star Awards' staff recognition scheme.
Access to our confidential Employee Assistance Programme with a 24/7 helpline.
On site gym.
If you would like to apply for this role, please submit your CV along with a supporting statement providing evidence against the criteria listed in the job description.
More information on the role and the full criteria can be found on the Job Description
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