PEOPLE OVER PAPER

About:

Defending the skies of Britain and projecting Britain’s power and influence around the world. We identify and manage threats before they materialise through intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR). We can rapidly deploy aircraft and personnel around the world to deter conflict and defeat our adversaries if necessary.

Industry:

Defence

Job Summary:

Being a Caterer in the Royal Navy is a career that is literally miles from anything you could do at home. Travelling around the world, your job will range from cooking for the ship’s company on board warships or Royal Marines on land operations, to serving a fine dining experience to politically influential VIPs and royalty.

Responsibilities:

  • Our world-class training means you’ll learn all the ins and outs of running a highly efficient commercial kitchen, including responsibility for ordering, receiving, and accounting for provisions to sustain the menus you’ll write, as well as learning how to offer the highest level of premium front of house experience and the behind the scenes organisation that enables it.
  • Be part of the team whose role is a lot more than just food. Your crewmates, at all levels, look forward to mealtimes, so keeping high morale and optimised health are an essential part of the job.
  • Learn additional, crucial skills as an integral part of the ship’s advanced medical, fire fighting and damage control teams.
  • Travel the world, learning all about new ingredients and cuisines to incorporate into your culinary repertoire.

Requirements:

  • You’ll need to be aged between 16 – 39
  • No qualifications are required for this role
  • A National of the United Kingdom, a Commonwealth citizen or Dual National
  • A Body Mass Index (BMI) between 18 and 28 (between 17 and 27 if under 18)
  • Pass the Naval Swimming Test
Skills and interests
  • A keen interest in high standards of food and hospitality
  • A cool head for the pressures of a busy kitchen
  • A problem-solver, with a common sense approach, who can work well as part of a team
  • A real sense of adventure, with a high level of physical and mental fitness

Benefits:

  • A salary of at least £20,000, as soon as you finish training
  • An excellent pension scheme
  • Six weeks of paid holiday every year
  • Free medical and dental care
Qualifications you’ll gain
  • Study for GCSEs, A-Levels, NVQs or a degree
  • Gain specialist vocational qualifications as your career progresses including an apprenticeship 12 months after completion of training
Skills you’ll develop
  • You’ll learn every aspect of cooking, running a commercial kitchen and how to deliver a hospitality event of the highest standard, regardless of the operational pressures of what is going on around you
  • A pin-sharp eye for detail, collaborative teamwork, leadership and management skills, and the ability to communicate at all levels

Location:

UK

Salary:

Not disclosed on employers website

Duration:

Full-time

 

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