Salary range: £22,779 - £24,030 (pro rata) p.a. inc.
Hours of work: 25 hours per week (Mon-Fri 5 hours daily)
Term Time: 1:30pm - 6:30pm
School Holidays: 10am - 3pm
Location: Ade Adepitan Short Break Centre, Kingsbury
Would you like to join an Outstanding Service, for children with disabilities?
Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent’s diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.
The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.
The Ade Adepitan Short Break Centre is a centre of excellence in Brent for children and young people, with profound and multiple learning difficulties, complex health needs, physical disabilities and autistic spectrum disorders. We offer these children opportunities to have an enjoyable short break and new experiences to make a positive difference to their lives.
This is a unique opportunity for you to contribute to maintaining our Ofsted Outstanding status.
The successful candidate will play a significant role in ensuring that the young people's dietary needs are met according to their short break plans and ensure that children are provided with nutritious meals suitable for each child's needs and preferences to give them the best possible experience during their short break.
Key responsibilities will include planning menus with varied diet, ordering and preparing nutritiously balanced meals that are culturally appropriate and medically sensitive to children and young people with autistic spectrum disorders, physical disabilities and complex health needs. To manage catering environment to a high standard.
Do you have experience in catering varied meals for children and young people with disabilities?
Do you have level 2 or 3 Award in Food Safety in Catering or an e catering qualification?
Are you a good organiser and have the ability to manage your time to cater varied meals?
Have you got a 'can do' attitude to work?
Are you an effective team player and a good communicator?
If so, and you are up to the challenges and rewards that come from delivering dedicated person centred services focussing on quality outcomes for young people, we would welcome your application.
To provide continuity of service to children and young people this role involves working weekdays only.
Closing Date: 3 February 2020 (23:00)
Assessment & Interview Date: To Be Confirmed
Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community. We positively encourage all applicants to self-identify their characteristics in the diversity survey section in the application.
We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants should be aware that posts working with children, young people and vulnerable adults are subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances.
Brent has a positive approach to flexible working.
We are a Disability Confident Employer – committed to ensuring that our recruitment and selection process is inclusive and accessible.
Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position.