Catering Manager

The Boden Group

Boden Group are recruiting a Catering Manager for a healthcare site in Liverpool.

Catering Manager
Boden Group are recruiting a Catering Manager for a healthcare site in Liverpool. As part of the management team, you’ll look after the delivery of all retail and patient catering on-site. Working closely with the client and catering staff, the Catering Manager will provide an excellent standard of services with a focus on developing existing food quality and hygiene standards.

You’ll need to be an experienced manager with a strong catering background, even better if you have worked in healthcare catering previously. Managing the catering budgets and profitability is a big aspect of the role, so having a strong understanding of budget management will also be key. This is a permanent full-time role, with the opportunity for immediate interviews and start.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Managing the delivery of retail catering and patient dining services for a healthcare site.
  • Overseeing a catering team of c.35 staff, with responsibility for their training, development, absence and sick cover, rotas and any HR matters.
  • Budget management and financial reporting for the catering division.
  • Procurement of equipment, products and materials and ensuring this is within budget.
  • Working with the client to develop and improve the food quality and hygiene standards, and ensuring HACCAP is followed at all times.
  • Ensure all staff are trained and adhering to Health and Safety policies and procedures, including first aid, accident reporting, COVID-19 compliance, and food hygiene.
  • Foster a positive team culture and making sure all staff members are motivated, happy and able to perform their jobs to the best of their ability.
What you’ll need to succeed:
  • Experience in a management role within contract catering.
  • Healthcare experience is advantageous but not essential.
  • Minimum of Level 2 Food Safety Qualification (Level 3 preferable).
  • Ability to manage a large team of staff in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment.
  • Strong experience in managing budgets, financial reporting and forecasting.
  • A proactive approach to dealing with customers and staff, and dedication to delivering a ‘best-class’ level of service.
  • Resilience and ability to multi-task and prioritise effectively.
If you're interested in this role, please apply via this advert with your up-to-date CV.

If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position within Facilities Management, please get in touch with Marlie at Boden Group for a confidential discussion about your next move.