Operational Support Officer Food and Nutrition

The Moray Council

Posted

£31,140 to £34,080 per annum Full Time Contact: Human Resources Reference: MOR06341

Job Description

To support the Catering Department to provide nutrition and dietetic expertise within the catering department, providing technical support such as menu development and analysis, implementing/updating the catering provision in line with Setting the table for ELC and Food and drinks in schools (Scotland) regulations for schools.

Assist the Catering Manager in all matters related to catering strategy, policy and procedures and compliance with legislation.

 

Requirements

Ensure that the Catering Service’s roles and responsibilities in relation to all relevant legislation are fully discharged

Ensure all menus are complaint with legislation requirements, assist in menu development with colleagues

Initiate and co-ordinate information on special diets related to the delivery of catering provision to pupils

Promote and operate a customer focused approach to the development and delivery of Catering Services

Assist in forming and maintaining catering strategy, policy and procedures.

To ensure that Health & Safety standards are met and maintained.

The Individual

Ability to demonstrate experience within a diet / nutrition role

Experience of dealing with the public

Degree (or equivalent) in Nutrition, Dietetics or related subject

Effectively translate nutrition science into practical food advice

Demonstrable organisational & time management skills

Ability to maintain accurate records

Ability to prioritise workload.

Ability to adapt.

Good problem solver

Ability to project manage.

Self-confident and self-motivated

Effective verbal/non-verbal communication skills.

Able to work unsupervised and on own initiative

Experience of working with public/good customer care skills.

Ability to work effectively within a team.

Ability to work as part of a team and contribute to service development.

Willing to accept direction

Commitment to learning and personal development.

Resilient.

Ability to cope with the demands of the post.

Ability to maintain confidentiality relating to sensitive or personal matters.

Ability to demonstrate sound judgement in decision making.

Ability to work flexibly to meet the needs and demands of the service.

Ability to work in a shared office.

 

Closing Date: 30th November 2021

Starting Salary £31,140.20

£16.52 per hour

36.25 hours per week

For further information contact the Catering Team on 01343 557088

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