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Floating Cook Supervisor


Catering, Cleaning

Turnpike Depot

Based at Turnpike Depot

631 Eccles Old Road


M50 1EP
(Required to work all over Salford)




Floating Cook Supervisor

Grade: 2B, £15,060 - £16,199

Working Hours: 27.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday 8:30am-2:30pm, term time only

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Based at Turnpike Depot – Required to work in all Salford venues as and when required. 

Closing Date: 31st August 2023, 1pm


About us

Salford has changed and is continuing to change at the heart of our approach are ambitious plans to transform Salford into a modern global city where we can all make a real difference to the lives of Salford people. As a people centred and values-based organisation Salford really is a great place to work. With a positive permission culture and can-do approach, we embrace innovation and encourage performance. 

We currently have an exciting vacancy within our team to enable us to continue to build on our success and bring new experience, knowledge, and ideas into the team. 

About you

Your style and approach will reflect our values: you will be passionate about what you do always striving to improve things; valuing and respecting others’ contribution, you will work together to deliver a better service; you will take pride in always getting things right first time and learn from when things do go wrong; you will enjoy taking personal responsibility to resolve issues and change what you do and how you do it to make a difference.

You will have great attention to details and the adaptability required to perform a varied role. You will have a flexible approach, will embrace learning and adapt easily to change. You will be highly organised and able to work to deadlines.

Possession of a City & Guilds 706 or NVQ2 together with a current basic hygiene certificate is essential.  

About the role

This position is ideal for somebody wanted to progress in their catering career.

Citywide are committed to improving the diet of young people in Salford. This post requires you to travel within the City and Greater Manchester area on a regular basis. You would be responsible for ensuring that a quality catering service is maintained whilst covering for the absence of the Cook Supervisor.

Supervisory experience within a catering environment is essential, although you will be supported in this role by an Area Supervisor. A high standard of food presentation, hygiene, and excellent customer care skills is also essential.

Possession of NVQ 2 in Catering or City and Guilds 706/2 in Catering qualification and a current Basic Hygiene certificate is essential.

Please be aware that this post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and that you will be required to meet the cost of the DBS check – currently £38.00.  The payment for this will be deducted from your first four months’ salary payments at a rate of £9.50 per month.  If you do not commence employment for any reason but the DBS has been processed, you will be sent an invoice for the payment of £38.00.

If you have lived or worked abroad for 3 months or more in the last 5 years or 12 months or more (whether continuously or in total) in the last 10 years whilst aged 18 or over, please refer to the link below for details for how to obtain your Certificates of Good Character.
About the benefits
You will be welcomed into a friendly environment where your personal and professional development will be encouraged. 
 Job Description.pdf

Person Specification.pdf


Continuous service commitment

New employees can now keep their service related benefits when moving between a whole host of public sector organisations within Greater Manchester, which include: Councils, NHS, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue, Transport for Greater Manchester, as well as many others.


Diversity and Inclusion

We are committed to developing a culture which respects individuals, appreciates difference and allows everyone regardless of background to reach their full potential. We are proud to be an accredited disability confident employer and a Stonewall Diversity Champion. We understand how hard it can be to combine caring for a loved one with work so we aim to provide support and flexibility to balance family and caring responsibilities with work

Our core data protection obligations and commitments are set out in the council’s primary Recruitment and Employment Privacy Notice which can be found at

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31st Aug 2023

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