Jobs, Apprenticeships & Kickstart

Catering - JAMES Project

Job Description:
The role would be for providing lunches for young people who attend the JAMES flagship site in Frizinghall. It may also require visiting other JAMES sites, such as our Marine Division in Shipley.

The role will work closely with the existing staff team and support the delivery of balanced and appropriate meals to young people on-site.

The position will have to understand how to plan and prepare food safely and meet individual dietary requirements. The role will require close working with the wider JAMES staff team and potentially other professionals and members of the public.

There will be an expectation of meeting high food hygiene standards, additional training can be provided where necessary. Further elements may be expected such as, talking to young people about food and healthy eating or adapting meals to annual festivals.

Clearing and cleaning, including kitchen equipment after meals will be key to the role.

The role will be expected to undertake; budgeting and shopping.

The role will be expected undertake certain administrative tasks such as checking their work email and completing any training necessary.

Skills gained at JAMES include; food hygiene, food preparation and handling, communication and language with young people and professionals, appropriate behaviour within the workplace, IT and computer skills, working as part of a team and independently, health and safety in the workplace and safeguarding. Some may require additional training. Additional PPE and equipment will be provided where required. Time keeping; including arrival to work. Planning and budgeting.

Weekly Wage:
National Minimum Wage

Employer Name & Location:
Eric Gibbs Centre, Frizinghall Rd, Bradford, BD9 4JB

Working week - contracted hours / full time / part time:
25 Hours per week, 10:00 - 15:00 Monday to Friday

Number of vacancies & closing date for applications:
1 Vacancy, Closing Date is Ongoing

Duration – Perm / temp:
6 Month Placement

Essential and desirable skills:

  • We are looking for people who are keen and motivated.
  • Those that want develop their catering skills.
  • Experience of working with food.
  • Food hygiene qualification is desirable. 
  • Accepting applicants with qualifications from Entry 3 or above

Training provided:
JAMES will offer, role mentors, formal qualifications (Food hygiene, Functional Skills where appropriate), health and safety, safeguarding training, respond to individual training needs.

If you are interested in this Kickstart Placement, aged 16-24 and claiming Universal Credit, please contact your DWP work coach at your local Job Centre Plus to go through the application process for this placement.