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Catering Manager

Arthog Outdoor Education Centre

Scale 5 SCP 13-17 £23,023 - £24,920 per year (depending on experience / pay award pending)

Full Time

2x Years Fixed Term

37 hours per week

Located in South Snowdonia in North Wales

Closing Date: Monday 15th August

Arthog Wales Outdoor Education Centre is a long-established popular residential centre providing activities to young people from primary and secondary schools, as well as youth organisations, and adults on behalf of Telford & Wrekin Council.

We are looking for the right person to join Arthog OEC, to lead our Catering Team forwards and manage the catering provision in a busy, and vibrant centre.

The Post Holder will work closely with the Centre Manager and will be responsible for ensuring safe, quality and efficient catering for our residential visitors, staff and general visitors, enjoyed in a social, dining environment.

Our modern kitchen and servery provides a very clean working environment, with high quality, up to date equipment. This helps to ensure that we consistently provide a high standard of catering, which receives regular positive feedback from our guests.

Key aspects of the role will include;

  • Complying with all Food Hygiene and Health & Safety legislation,
  • Maintaining up to date food safety records,
  • Line Managing the Catering Service Team,
  • Delivery of punctual meal services,
  • Ensuring all dietary requirements are met,
  • Ordering of provisions and managing provisions budget.

Arthog OEC is under the ownership and management of Telford and Wrekin Council and the post comes with an excellent Local Government employee package. This includes;

  • A Local Government Pension scheme,
  • Annual leave entitlement starting 23 days plus bank holidays, rising to 28 days plus bank holidays after 5years service, and then 31 days plus bank holidays after 10years service,
  • A full training package to support and develop all areas of the Catering Manager role.

There are several choices how to make your application. To appy you can either;

  1. Complete an online applcation at Catering Manager Vacancy
  2. Email an application to
  3. Post an application form to;
Arthog Outdoor Education Centre,
LL39 1BX

Catering Manager Job Description and Personal Specification 

Catering Manager Introduction Letter

Application Form 

Closing date: End of business Monday 15th August  

For further information please contact:

Jo Barnett, Outdoor Education Services Manager 


Tel: 01341 250455

We are committed to equality and diversity. Posts working with children or vulnerable groups will be subject to an appropriate criminal records check.

Sorry but CVs will not be accepted.