I require a Prison Chef to work 2/3 days a week at a Cat D prison outside Aylesbury, previous experience of this type of work is advantageous but not essential.
You will need to undergo a full DBS check and gain prison clearance which can although does not always take up to 12 weeks.
As a prison caterer/chef you will work with offenders to prepare, cook and serve food under the supervision of a chef/kitchen supervisor. You will also help to select and train offenders for kitchen duties. Your responsibilities can involve keeping training records up to date, monitoring work, and helping to maintain safety and security of the prison.
Chef/Kitchen Supervisor – Band 4
As a prison chef/kitchen supervisor you will supervise and support the work of the prison caterers/chefs with offenders to prepare, cook and serve food. You will also contribute to the development of local practice, process and initiatives, and carry out offender interviews and inductions.
IMPORTANT TO NOTE
If you are applying for the Catering and Hospitality role, your duties will also include:
Delivering training to offenders in Hospitality and Catering to cover both the establishment’s needs and offenders’ aspirations to work towards gaining industry recognised accreditations.
Participating in the selection process of offenders for the area of work undertaking offender learning need assessments.
Inducting offenders to the area of work and train them in aspects such as health and safety, Control of Substance Hazardous to Health (COSHH), machinery and tools usage
Maintaining and updating learner records including Individual Learning Plans.
Assessing and evaluating the skills of offenders including National Vocational Qualification levels 1 and 2 and other relevant industry recognised qualifications.
Undertaking the registration, supervision, monitoring, assessment and accreditation of learners in accordance with awarding body requirement.
Maintaining awarding body quality standards and contributing towards internal and external verification as required.
Setting learning aims and learning goals, reviewing and providing feedback on offender progress.
Providing support and advice on career opportunities for hospitality and catering.