Skilled Delivery : Catering
Ministry of Justice 150 reviews - Lewes

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This is a catering job in a prison establishment.


HMP Lewes is a category B prison in Sussex. This role involves the daily preparation of meals for approximately 700 prisoners.

The job holder will be a Caterer by trade and will deliver catering services to prisoners within the establishment operating associated equipment in a safe and secure manner.
This is a non-operational job with no line management responsibilities.

Responsibilities, Activities and Duties

The job holder will be required to carry out the following responsibilities, activities and duties:

-Work with prisoners in the kitchens, supporting them to work in a safe and efficient manner, making sure that security is maintained

-Prepare and cook food, ensuring effective use of ingredients to reduce waste, providing catering for specialist diets on the grounds of religious beliefs and medical issues

-Prepare food order and other catering goods as required, for authorisation by managers; check in any deliveries for the kitchen and ensure stock rotation

-Co-ordinate resources, including food, ingredients and staff/prisoner workforce to deliver the day to day catering requirements of the establishment

-Serve food in the kitchen or hotplate areas; visit residential areas to check hygiene standards and food servery activity as required.

-Undertake food trolley delivery and collection, which may involve the use of a delivery vehicle

-Contribute to the review of catering practice in the kitchens consistency across the unit in the application of policies and procedures that affect prisoners and staff

-Ensure prisoners comply with relevant Health and Safety policies when carrying out duties within the kitchen

-Participate in the selection process of prisoners for kitchen duties

-Completes regime monitoring information and update prisoner training records

-Ensure all tools and equipment are safe, secure and properly accounted for and report maintenance and repair when required in line with Local Security Strategy and National Security Framework

-Assist in the delivery of training to prisoners

-Maintain regular communications via radio net in accordance with Local Security Strategy (LSS)

-Undertake regular tool checks in line with Local Security Strategy and National Security Framework

-Comply with all Food Safety; Health and Safety policies and legislation

-Rub down and pat down search prisoners as required by management

-Operate within command mode, inā€line with local contingency plans

-Open and complete Assessment Care in Custody and Teamwork (ACCT) forms,

-Ensure all daily monitoring records that support food safety systems and procedures are completed

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