SLA08314 - Catering Manager

South Lanarkshire Council


£23,140 to £23,468 per annum Full Time Contact: Human Resources Reference: SLA08314

Job Description

South Lanarkshire Leisure & Culture Ltd

Location: Chatelherault Country Park,  Chatelherault, Hamilton

Hours: 35 hours per week

Shift Pattern:  5 days over 7 as per needs of service (evening and weekend working will be required)

Duration: Permanent

The Catering Manager will be required to work weekends as part of a staff rota within Chatelherault Country Park.

You will be responsible for the day to day supervision of the catering and bar provision within Chatelherault Country Park, this includes:

  • Public Café
  • Conference & events
  • Weddings
  • Parties
  • Meetings

You must have experience of staff supervision, stock management, legislative compliance, health and safety, menu planning, food preparation, and various IT packages, as well as the ability to demonstrate good communication and organisational skills. Previous experience of working within a customer focussed organisation and REHIS (intermediate level) qualified are essential.

This post requires regular evening and weekend shifts to meet the needs of the venue.

The ability to lead a team in a motivated and enthusiastic manner is essential to the requirements of the post.

The Catering Manager will be integral to the facility management team and will be expected to train/lead staff in all aspects of the catering function.

You must have a proven track record of supervising and overseeing all operational aspects of events including conference, banqueting, weddings.

Please Note: This is a re-advertisement. Previous applicants need not apply.





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South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture are Equal Opportunities employees and encourage applications from all members of the community.   As a user of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum competency/behaviour requirements for the position. 

South Lanarkshire Council /South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture is committed to providing support to members of the armed forces, veterans and their families which is set out in the Armed Forces Community Covenant. Veterans are guaranteed an interview where their previous employer was the armed forces and who meet the minimum requirements for the position.


The ability to design, prepare and present a wide range of menus for all events and the cafe service is a vital component of the post. The Catering Manager will act as lead chef for all operations in the cafe and event catering and will be expected to prepare and cook a wide and varied menu in line with the changing needs of the service.

For further information please contact: Laura Cleland, email:

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