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Thomas Franks are constantly evolving and opportunities are regularly available for like-minded people to join our teams. We are always looking for new talent, so if you would like to know more about these roles or indeed any further opportunities within the Company, please either apply to the contacts detailed below or alternatively, send your CV to jobs@thomasfranks.co.uk.

Catering Assistant – Term-time only – Bromley

Salary: £7.83 per hour

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: 25 hrs per week, mon to fri, term-time only

Job Information:

Catering Assistant

16 hours per week, Monday to Friday, Term Time Only

£7.83 per hour

Thomas Franks are a young, independent and vibrant Contract Catering Company, with a reputation for excellence. We pride ourselves on delivering exceptional standards, a total fresh food policy and service delivered with individuality, passion and style.
We have an excellent opportunity for an effective & hard-working Catering Assistant to work within a small catering team at an Independent Private School starting in September 2018.

Within this role you would be expected to support with daily basis food preparation, serving and interacting with staff and pupils during lunch service, making sure the daily hygiene standards are adhered to. We are looking for a friendly, customer focused individual who will interact well with our customers.

The hours of work are Monday to Friday, term time only to cover the lunch time service at the School.
This is a position where development is encouraged and you would be given the opportunity to learn and develop within a growing company.
Benefits of the role:

Uniform provided
Training provided
Meals on duty provided

Thomas Franks pride themselves on delivering exceptional standards coupled with a real passion for excellent food, outstanding service and fresh thinking, goodwill and a consistent smile. If you to have pride in your abilities, a desire to prove that you are one of the best and if your standards meet with ours, we would love you to join our vibrant young contract catering company.

All applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this role. An enhanced DBS, Identity & reference checks (covering the last five years) will form part of the selection process.

As an organisation using the Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) Disclosure service to assess applicants’ suitability for positions of trust, Thomas Franks Ltd complies fully with the DBS Code of Practice and undertakes to treat all applicants for positions fairly. We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and undertake not to discriminate unfairly against any subject of a Disclosure on the basis of conviction or other information revealed. However, for any post in a school please be aware that any application is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such any criminal conviction, caution or bind-over must be declared.

Contact: Barry Turtle
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Night Chef – Hams Hall

Salary: £10.10 per hour

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: 20 hours per week hours (Monday-Friday 9.30pm-1.30am)

Job Information:

Night Chef

£10.10 per hour, 20 hours per week hours (Monday-Friday 9.30pm-1.30am)

We currently have an excellent opportunity for a creative and effective Chef to join this busy Business and Industry restaurant in Hamms Hall. This role requires a motivated Chef who has the ability to manage the kitchen to the highest standard. The focus at this is location is on excellent quality fresh foods and outstanding service delivery, you will have the opportunity to make the catering offered to your own style.

Duties of the role will include:

  • Food preparation
  • Cooking for the main night service
  • Baking fresh food offer daily
  • Ensuring all temperature due diligence is completed and up to date
  • Ensuring all allergen due diligence is completed and up to date

Benefits of the role include:

  • Personal development
  • 20 days holiday per annum
  • Uniform provided
  • Training provided
  • Meals whilst on duty

Thomas Franks pride themselves on delivering exceptional standards coupled with a real passion for excellent food, outstanding service and fresh thinking, goodwill and a consistent smile. If you to have pride in your abilities, a desire to prove that you are one of the best and if your standards meet with ours, we would love you to join our vibrant young contract catering company.

You must be able to demonstrate that you have the appropriate right to work in the UK to be considered for this role.

Contact: Paul Flounders
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Kitchen Assistant – Banbury

Salary: £8.20 per hour

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: 37.5 hours paid per week, Term Time Only

Job Information:

Kitchen Assistant

37.5 hours paid per week, Term Time Only

£8.20 per hour

Thomas Franks are a young, independent and vibrant Contract Catering Company, with a reputation for excellence. We pride ourselves on delivering exceptional standards, a total fresh food policy and service delivered with individuality, passion and style.

Would you like to be a part of a wonderful team where we pride ourselves on delivering outstanding food and service for our lovely and discerning clients & pupils, on a daily basis.

We currently have an excellent opportunity for an effective Kitchen Assistant willing to work and develop in a skilled team and assist with delivering excellence at an Independent School in Sibford. This is a demanding position that will require you to manage daily general cleaning duties, some food preparation, maintaining high standards of kitchen hygiene at all times, receiving and checking and storing of deliveries.

Benefits of the role:

  • Uniform will be provided
  • Training will be provided
  • Meals on duty will be provided

This is an opportunity for someone looking to get into the catering industry and with hard work and commitment there is the opportunity to work your way up through the company. Training will be given for the role and any other training deemed necessary within your development.

All applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this role. An enhanced DBS, Identity & reference checks (covering the last five years) will form part of the selection process.

As an organisation using the Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) Disclosure service to assess applicants’ suitability for positions of trust, Thomas Franks Ltd complies fully with the DBS Code of Practice and undertakes to treat all applicants for positions fairly. We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and undertake not to discriminate unfairly against any subject of a Disclosure on the basis of conviction or other information revealed. However, for any post in a school please be aware that any application is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such any criminal conviction, caution or bind-over must be declared.

Contact: Mark Higgins
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Kitchen Assistant – Adderbury, Banbury

Salary: £8.16 per hour

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: 7.30am-3.30pm Monday to Friday

Job Information:

Thomas Franks are a young, independent and vibrant Contract Catering Company, with a reputation for excellence. We pride ourselves on delivering exceptional standards, a total fresh food policy and service delivered with individuality, passion and style.

Would you like to be a part of a wonderful team where we pride ourselves on delivering outstanding food and service for our lovely and discerning clients, on a daily basis?

We currently have an excellent opportunity for an effective Kitchen Assistant willing to work and develop in a skilled team and assist with delivering excellence at one of our prestigious location in Adderbury, Banbury.

This is a demanding position that will require you to manage daily general cleaning duties, some food preparation, maintaining high standards of kitchen hygiene at all times, receiving and checking and storing of deliveries.

  • Uniform will be provided
  • Training will be provided
  • Meals on duty will be provided
  • Free gym access onsite
  • Company discount scheme

This is an opportunity for someone looking to get into the catering industry and with hard work and commitment there is the opportunity to work your way up through the company. Training will be given for the role and any other trained deemed necessary within your development.

Contact: Mary Ann Peregrine
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Night General Assistant – Stoke-on-Trent

Salary: £9.50 per hour

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: 25 hours per week, Sunday to Thursday Nights

Job Information:

An experienced, dynamic Night Catering Assistant is required for a prestigious B&I contract in Trentham.

We currently have an excellent opportunity for a creative and effective Catering Assistant to join a thriving team in a Business and Industry site  in Trentham.

Sunday to Thursday Nights (25 hours)

Salary £9.50 per hour

Duties of the role will include:

  • Prepare basic foods for sale/service, following good hygiene and safety practices and to the standards specified.
  • Prepare all service areas for the day’s business, in line with specified standards and good hygiene, safety and customer service principles.
  • Re-stock and replenish stocks and consumables as required during service periods, pre-empt customer needs and achieve optimum customer service delivery.
  • Operate cleaning, dishwashing equipment ensuring all safety measures are adhered to. Properly clean and store equipment for food and beverage service & preparation.
  • Complete all/any necessary cleaning/hygiene duties within storage, service and preparation areas in line with set methods and frequencies as may be detailed by the Night chef.
  • Serve customers, clients, visitors and guests in line with set service standards and
  • Operate cash tills accurately, employing all procedures as directed for the correct, hygienic and honest handing of cash/credit sales.
  • Prepare, set-up, deliver, serve, clear, clean and store away any food, beverages or equipment required for special functions, hospitality services.
  • Empty, remove and store rubbish as required.

Benefits of the role:

  • Personal Development
  • Uniform provided
  • Training provided

Thomas Franks pride themselves on delivering exceptional standards coupled with a real passion for excellent food, outstanding service and fresh thinking, goodwill and a consistent smile. If you to have pride in your abilities, a desire to prove that you are one of the best and if your standards meet with ours, we would love you to join our vibrant young contract catering company.

All applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this role.

Contact: Mel Paget
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Chef – Stoke on Trent

Salary: £10 per hour

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: 24 hours per week, Saturdays and Sundays

Job Information:

An experienced, dynamic Chef is required for a prestigious B&I contract in Trentham.

£10.00  per hour, 12 hours (Saturdays and Sundays)

We currently have an excellent opportunity for a creative and effective Chef to join this busy Business and Industry restaurant in Trentham. This role requires a motivated Chef  who has the ability to manage the kitchen to the highest standard alongside a Chef Manager. The focus at this is location is on excellent quality fresh foods and outstanding service delivery, you will have the opportunity to make the catering offered to your own style.

Duties of the role will include:

  • Food preparation
  • Cooking for the main lunchtime service
  • Baking fresh food offer daily
  • Ensuring all temperature due diligence is completed and up to date
  • Ensuring all allergen due diligence is completed and up to date

Benefits of the role include:

  • Personal development
  • 20 days holiday per annum plus Bank Holidays
  • Uniform provided
  • Training provided
  • Meals whilst on duty

Thomas Franks pride themselves on delivering exceptional standards coupled with a real passion for excellent food, outstanding service and fresh thinking, goodwill and a consistent smile. If you to have pride in your abilities, a desire to prove that you are one of the best and if your standards meet with ours, we would love you to join our vibrant young contract catering company.

You must be able to demonstrate that you have the appropriate right to work in the UK to be considered for this role.

Contact: Mel Paget
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Catering Assistant – Stoke on Trent

Salary: £7.83 per hour

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: 35 hours per week, 5/7 rota basis

Job Information:

An experienced, dynamic Catering Assistant is required for a prestigious B&I contract in Trentham.

We currently have an excellent opportunity for a creative and effective Catering Assistant to join a thriving team in a Business and Industry site  in Trentham.

5/7  (25 hours)

Salary £7.83 per hour

Duties of the role will include:

  • Prepare basic foods for sale/service, following good hygiene and safety practices and to the standards specified.
  • Prepare all service areas for the day’s business, in line with specified standards and good hygiene, safety and customer service principles.
  • Re-stock and replenish stocks and consumables as required during service periods, pre-empt customer needs and achieve optimum customer service delivery.
  • Operate cleaning, dishwashing equipment ensuring all safety measures are adhered to. Properly clean and store equipment for food and beverage service & preparation.
  • Complete all/any necessary cleaning/hygiene duties within storage, service and preparation areas in line with set methods and frequencies as may be detailed by the chef manager.
  • Serve customers, clients, visitors and guests in line with set service standards and
  • Operate cash tills accurately, employing all procedures as directed for the correct, hygienic and honest handing of cash/credit sales.
  • Prepare, set-up, deliver, serve, clear, clean and store away any food, beverages or equipment required for special functions, hospitality services.
  • Empty, remove and store rubbish as required.

Benefits of the role:

  • Personal Development
  • Uniform provided
  • Training provided
  • 20 day holiday per annum plus bank holidays

Thomas Franks pride themselves on delivering exceptional standards coupled with a real passion for excellent food, outstanding service and fresh thinking, goodwill and a consistent smile. If you to have pride in your abilities, a desire to prove that you are one of the best and if your standards meet with ours, we would love you to join our vibrant young contract catering company.

All applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this role.

Contact: Mel Paget
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Commis Chef – Luton

Salary: £16,500 per annum

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday

Job Information:

Thomas Franks are a young, independent and vibrant Contract Catering Company, with a reputation for excellence. We pride ourselves on delivering exceptional standards, a total fresh food policy and service delivered with individuality, passion and style.

We currently have an excellent opportunity for a Commis Chef within one of our B&I locations this role would ideally suit some looking to further their career in catering.

Role Requirements (Tasks & Responsibilities):

  • Prepare & cook meals within company guidelines
  • Work along side Chef Manager
  • Backing the team up during lunch service
  • Good cooking skills essential

Benefits of the role include:

  • 20 days holiday plus bank holidays per annum
  • Meals on duty
  • Uniform provided
  • Training provided

Thomas Franks pride themselves on delivering exceptional standards coupled with a real passion for excellent food, outstanding service and fresh thinking, goodwill and a consistent smile. If you to have pride in your abilities, a desire to prove that you are one of the best and if your standards meet with ours, we would love you to join our vibrant young contract catering company.

All applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this role.

Contact: Hayden Oakes
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Head Chef – Middlesex

Salary: Salary: £28,000 – £31,000

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: 40 hours per week, Term Time Only + 1 week

Job Information:

Head Chef

40 hours per week, Term Time Only + 1 week

Salary: £28,000 – £31,000

We currently have an excellent opportunity for a creative and effective Head Chef to work as part of a busy team at a Prestigious School location in Middlesex.

Responsibilities

  • Food Preparation
  • Assist with the running of a large kitchen responsible for 5 Chefs
  • Cooking for the breakfast, lunch and tuck shop service
  • Responsible for stock taking, stock control, stock rotation and ordering
  • Menu planning and accurate costing
  • Budget control, ensuring company standards are adhered to and wastage controlled
  • Ensuring all Food Hygiene and Health & Safety policies and procedures are followed
  • Ensuring dietary requirements are strictly managed and adhered to

Benefits of the role include:

  • Personal development
  • Uniform provided
  • Training provided
  • Meals whilst on duty

Thomas Franks pride themselves on delivering exceptional standards coupled with a real passion for excellent food, outstanding service and fresh thinking, goodwill and a consistent smile. If you to have pride in your abilities, a desire to prove that you are one of the best and if your standards meet with ours, we would love you to join our vibrant young contract catering company.

All applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this role. An enhanced DBS, Identity & reference checks (covering the last five years) will form part of the selection process.

As an organisation using the Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) Disclosure service to assess applicants’ suitability for positions of trust, Thomas Franks Ltd complies fully with the DBS Code of Practice and undertakes to treat all applicants for positions fairly. We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and undertake not to discriminate unfairly against any subject of a Disclosure on the basis of conviction or other information revealed. However, for any post in a school please be aware that any application is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such any criminal conviction, caution or bind-over must be declared.

Contact: Matt Steadman
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Chef de Partie – Tavistock

Salary: £17,000 per annum

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: 40 hours per week

Job Information:

Chef de Partie

40 hours per week

£17,000 per annum

We currently have an excellent opportunity for a creative and effective Chef de Partie to join a Prestigious School location in Tavistock, where the focus is on excellent quality fresh foods and outstanding service delivery.

You will be catering for students and staff serving approximately 1300 meals per day including breakfast, lunch and dinner. You will also be required to cater for a variety of functions including canape receptions and sit down dinners for up to 350 people. You will be working 6.45am – 15.15pm Friday, 8.00am – 16.30pm Saturday and 6.45am – 15.15pm Monday however there is a possibility to change the hours to suit the needs of the successful candidate.

Key Skills:

  • Excellent modern culinary craft skills
  • A passion for food and service
  • A strong and influential team player
  • Great observational skills and attention to detail
  • Ensure the catering premises and equipment are maintained, clean and hygienic and safe systems of work are in place
  • Ensure all Food Hygiene and Health and Safety policies and allergen control procedures are completed daily

Thomas Franks pride themselves on delivering exceptional standards coupled with a real passion for excellent food, outstanding service and fresh thinking, goodwill and a consistent smile. If you to have pride in your abilities, a desire to prove that you are one of the best and if your standards meet with ours, we would love you to join our vibrant young contract catering company.

All applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this role. An enhanced DBS, Identity & reference checks (covering the last five years) will form part of the selection process.

As an organisation using the Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) Disclosure service to assess applicants’ suitability for positions of trust, Thomas Franks Ltd complies fully with the DBS Code of Practice and undertakes to treat all applicants for positions fairly. We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and undertake not to discriminate unfairly against any subject of a Disclosure on the basis of conviction or other information revealed. However, for any post in a school please be aware that any application is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such any criminal conviction, caution or bind-over must be declared.

Contact: Julie Soper
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Chef de Partie – Tavistock

Salary: £17,000 per annum

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: 24 hours per week

Job Information:

Chef de Partie

24 hours per week

£17,000 per annum

We currently have an excellent opportunity for a creative and effective Chef de Partie to join a Prestigious School location in Tavistock, where the focus is on excellent quality fresh foods and outstanding service delivery.

You will be catering for students and staff serving approximately 1300 meals per day including breakfast, lunch and dinner. You will also be required to cater for a variety of functions including canape receptions and sit down dinners for up to 350 people. You will be working 6.45am – 15.15pm Friday, 8.00am – 16.30pm Saturday and 6.45am – 15.15pm Monday however there is a possibility to change the hours to suit the needs of the successful candidate.

Key Skills:

  • Excellent modern culinary craft skills
  • A passion for food and service
  • A strong and influential team player
  • Great observational skills and attention to detail
  • Ensure the catering premises and equipment are maintained, clean and hygienic and safe systems of work are in place
  • Ensure all Food Hygiene and Health and Safety policies and allergen control procedures are completed daily

Thomas Franks pride themselves on delivering exceptional standards coupled with a real passion for excellent food, outstanding service and fresh thinking, goodwill and a consistent smile. If you to have pride in your abilities, a desire to prove that you are one of the best and if your standards meet with ours, we would love you to join our vibrant young contract catering company.

All applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this role. An enhanced DBS, Identity & reference checks (covering the last five years) will form part of the selection process.

As an organisation using the Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) Disclosure service to assess applicants’ suitability for positions of trust, Thomas Franks Ltd complies fully with the DBS Code of Practice and undertakes to treat all applicants for positions fairly. We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and undertake not to discriminate unfairly against any subject of a Disclosure on the basis of conviction or other information revealed. However, for any post in a school please be aware that any application is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such any criminal conviction, caution or bind-over must be declared.

Contact: Julie Soper
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Temporary – General Assistant – Shenley, Radlett

Salary: £9.50 per hour

Contract Type: Temporary Hours of Work: 35 hours per week, Term Time Only

Job Information:

General Assistant

35 hours per week, Term Time Only

Temporary

Salary:  £9.50 per hour

We have an excellent opportunity for an effective & hard-working General Assistant to work within a busy team at a Prestigious School Location in Shenley, Radlett.

Within this role you would be expected to support with daily basis food preparation, serving and interacting with staff and pupils during lunch service, making sure the daily hygiene standards are adhered too and supporting with any special events.

This is a temporary position to cover a period of up to one year.

Benefits of the role:

  • Uniform provided
  • Training provided
  • Meals on duty provided

Thomas Franks pride themselves on delivering exceptional standards coupled with a real passion for excellent food, outstanding service and fresh thinking, goodwill and a consistent smile. If you to have pride in your abilities, a desire to prove that you are one of the best and if your standards meet with ours, we would love you to join our vibrant young contract catering company.

All applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this role. An enhanced DBS, Identity & reference checks (covering the last five years) will form part of the selection process.

As an organisation using the Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) Disclosure service to assess applicants’ suitability for positions of trust, Thomas Franks Ltd complies fully with the DBS Code of Practice and undertakes to treat all applicants for positions fairly. We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and undertake not to discriminate unfairly against any subject of a Disclosure on the basis of conviction or other information revealed. However, for any post in a school please be aware that any application is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such any criminal conviction, caution or bind-over must be declared.

Contact: Matt Steadman
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Executive Chef Manager – Shenley, Radlett

Salary: £28,000 -£30,000

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: 40 hours per week + 1 week

Job Information:

Executive Chef Manager

40 hours per week + 1 week

Salary: £28,000 -£30,000

We have a unique opportunity for an experienced Executive Chef Manager to join Thomas Franks at one of our Prestigious School locations in Shenley, Radlett.

We are Thomas Franks, and we do things a little differently from other food service providers and our food is already freshly prepared and our menus are tailor made to suit each of our partners. Our business is built on reputation and recommendations. We pride ourselves on the best possible customer service experience. We put enthusiastic people into creative positions and we encourage individuality, professionalism and personality in all our customer service roles.

As a Thomas Franks Executive Chef Manager, you will need to be an innovative Chef, and be proud to stand behind everything you create and serve. You will be running a well organised kitchen with one Chef and one full time General Assistant catering daily for 450 pupils and staff, providing an excellent lunch service for pre-prep and junior pupils. You will use fresh, quality ingredients in your menus and provide an outstanding customer service experience. The ideal candidate will have some hospitality experience to assist with sit down governor meals and open day canape events.

Key skills:

  • Excellent modern culinary craft skills.
  • Experience of managing a kitchen
  • A passion for food and service.
  • A strong and influential team player.
  • Great observational skills, attention to every detail and a high level of awareness.

Responsibilities

  • Ensuring that catering premises and equipment are maintained, clean and hygienic and that safe systems of work are in place.
  • Managing, motivating and training the team.
  • Ensuring all Food Hygiene and Health & Safety policies and allergen control procedures are followed.
  • Ensure that financial margins are being met from planning and ordering through to stock holding, consumption and waste.

This is a great opportunity for a dynamic Executive Chef Manager with a passion for fresh, nutritious and seasonal on trend food, the ideal candidate will be passionate about high quality standards and customer satisfaction. If you believe you meet the requirements and are looking for a position where you can grow and make a difference, we would be delighted to meet you.

All applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this role. Enhanced DBS, Identity & reference checks (covering the last five years) will form part of the selection process.

As an organisation using the Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) Disclosure service to assess applicants’ suitability for positions of trust, Thomas Franks Ltd complies fully with the DBS Code of Practice and undertakes to treat all applicants for positions fairly. We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and undertake not to discriminate unfairly against any subject of a Disclosure on the basis of conviction or other information revealed. However, for any post in a school please be aware that any application is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such any criminal conviction, caution or bind-over must be declared. As an organisation using the Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) Disclosure service to assess applicants’ suitability for positions of trust, Thomas Franks Ltd complies fully with the DBS Code of Practice and undertakes to treat all applicants for positions fairly. We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and undertake not to discriminate unfairly against any subject of a Disclosure on the basis of conviction or other information revealed. However, for any post in a school please be aware that any application is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such any criminal conviction, caution or bind-over must be declared.

Contact: Matt Steadman
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Cook/Commis Chef –  South Yorkshire

Salary: £14,000 per annum

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: 37.5 hours per week, term time only

Job Information:

A food focussed, ambitious Cook/Commis Chef is required for a prestigious independent school in South Yorkshire

Salary: £14,000 per annum 

41 weeks per year

Is your ideal job to work in catering Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm term time only?

Then here is your Opportunity to progress your career where food and people are the pivotal ingredients in our passionate teams within the country’s most rapidly growing, family owned, independent schools catering organisation and have Christmas, and all school holidays with your own family?

We are looking for an energetic, dynamic, hands on Cook/Commis Chef with a true passion for fresh, nutritious, seasonal on trend foods combined with excellent people skills, where your passion for using high quality standards to inspire & lead our established team in one of South Yorkshire’s leading independent schools.

Our ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic Chef with an eye for detail, a true commitment and passion for using ingredients sourced from local, family owned, growers and producers, preferably with experience in high volume catering of on trend menus that encourage young people to explore food and develop healthy life style balance.

The menu’s you prepare for this location will reflect the current market, being innovative and appealing to the students and be on trend paying attention to healthy eating. Other duties will include food safety, HACCP, health and safety, and assisting with staff training.

You must be able to demonstrate that you have the appropriate right to work in the UK to be considered for this role. An enhanced DBS certificate, identity and references checks (covering the last five years) will form part of the recruitment process.

As an organisation using the Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) to assess applicants’ suitability for positions of trust, Thomas Franks Ltd complies fully with the DBS Code of Practice and undertakes to treat all applicants for positions fairly. We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and undertake not to discriminate unfairly against any subject of a Disclosure on the basis of conviction or other information revealed. However, for any post in a vulnerable adult learning centre please be aware that any application is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such any criminal conviction, caution or bind-over must be declared.

Contact: Mike Pritchard
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Chef – Oxford City Centre

Salary: £12.20 per hour

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: 40 hours per week, 5 over 7 days on a rota basis

Job Information:

Chef

40 hours per week, 5 over 7 days on a rota basis

£12.20 per hour

We currently have an excellent opportunity for a creative and effective Chef to work as part of a busy team in a Prestigious School location in Oxford.

Responsibilities

  • Food Preparation
  • Cooking for the lunch and dinner service
  • Responsible for stock taking, stock control, stock rotation and ordering
  • Menu planning and accurate costing
  • Budget control, ensuring company standards are adhered to and wastage controlled
  • Ensuring all Food Hygiene and Health & Safety policies and procedures are followed
  • Ensuring dietary requirements are strictly managed and adhered to

Benefits of the role include:

  • Personal development
  • Uniform provided
  • Training provided
  • Meals whilst on duty

Thomas Franks pride themselves on delivering exceptional standards coupled with a real passion for excellent food, outstanding service and fresh thinking, goodwill and a consistent smile. If you to have pride in your abilities, a desire to prove that you are one of the best and if your standards meet with ours, we would love you to join our vibrant young contract catering company.

All applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this role. An enhanced DBS, Identity & reference checks (covering the last five years) will form part of the selection process.

As an organisation using the Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) Disclosure service to assess applicants’ suitability for positions of trust, Thomas Franks Ltd complies fully with the DBS Code of Practice and undertakes to treat all applicants for positions fairly. We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and undertake not to discriminate unfairly against any subject of a Disclosure on the basis of conviction or other information revealed. However, for any post in a school please be aware that any application is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such any criminal conviction, caution or bind-over must be declared.

Contact: Hayden Oakes
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Commis Chef – Abingdon

Salary: £9.25 per hour

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday

Job Information:

Commis Chef

37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday

£9.25 per hour

We currently have an excellent opportunity for a creative and effective Commis Chef to work as part of a busy team at our business and industry location in Abingdon.

Duties of the role include:

  • Food Preparation
  • Responsible for stock taking, stock control, stock rotation and ordering
  • Assist in the review of menus and overall development of the food offer
  • Budget control, ensuring company standards are adhered to and wastage controlled
  • Ensuring all Food Hygiene and Health & Safety policies and procedures are followed
  • Ensuring dietary requirements are strictly managed and adhered to
  • Ensuring the kitchen and dining room areas are secured at the end of the evening and all equipment is switched off and secure
  • Supporting Chef Manager with preparation, counter service
  • Produce and present salad bar, grab & go offer
  • Completing all due diligence whilst cooking including monitoring and recording temperature records, use by dates and allergen information.

Benefits of the role include:

  • Personal development
  • Uniform provided
  • Training provided
  • Meals whilst on duty

Thomas Franks pride themselves on delivering exceptional standards coupled with a real passion for excellent food, outstanding service and fresh thinking, goodwill and a consistent smile. If you to have pride in your abilities, a desire to prove that you are one of the best and if your standards meet with ours, we would love you to join our vibrant young contract catering company.

All applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this role. Identity & reference checks (covering the last five years) will form part of the selection process.

Contact: Peter Kilby
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General Catering Assistant – Term time only – London

Salary: £7.83 per hour

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: 22.5 hours per week

Job Information:

Thomas Franks are a young, independent and vibrant Contract Catering Company, with a reputation for excellence. We pride ourselves on delivering exceptional standards, a total fresh food policy and service delivered with individuality, passion and style.

We are looking for an enthusiastic General Catering Assistant to join our highly motivated and focused team.

Hours of work 22.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday, Term-time only

Main responsibilities

To perform a variety of tasks associated with food production, front and back of house services and any general support required with due regard to all Health & Safety and Food Safety regulations. To perform general duties which support the efficient running of a contract or unit in line with contractual requirements.

The ideal candidate will have:

Experience in similar environment
Good people skills and able to work as part of a team
Passion about food and customer service
Good communication skills
High standards and be quality driven
Ideally attained Basic Food Hygiene
A ‘Can do’ attitude

Thomas Franks pride themselves on delivering exceptional standards coupled with a real passion for excellent food, outstanding service and fresh thinking, goodwill and a consistent smile. If you to have pride in your abilities, a desire to prove that you are one of the best and if your standards meet with ours, we would love you to join our vibrant young contract catering company.

All applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this role. An enhanced DBS, Identity & reference checks (covering the last five years) will form part of the selection process.

As an organisation using the Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) Disclosure service to assess applicants’ suitability for positions of trust, Thomas Franks Ltd complies fully with the DBS Code of Practice and undertakes to treat all applicants for positions fairly. We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and undertake not to discriminate unfairly against any subject of a Disclosure on the basis of conviction or other information revealed. However for any post in a school please be aware that any application is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such any criminal conviction, caution or bind-over must be declared.

Contact: Sarah Kempton
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Payroll Assistant – Hook Norton, Banbury

Salary: £20,000 – £25,000 per annum

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: Part Time or Full Time

Job Information:

Thomas Franks Ltd is a leading independent contract caterer based in North Oxfordshire, near Banbury. We specialise in contract catering for independent schools and corporate offices, possessing a real passion for outstanding food, excellent service and fresh thinking.

Due to our rapid expansion we are now looking for a Payroll Assistant to join our finance team at our Head Office who will support the Payroll Officer on a day to day basis.

The salary for this position is up to £25,000 per annum pro rata and is dependent on experience.

Key duties will involve the collation of monthly payroll information from various locations, checking it is complete and correct, importing overtime hours, the setup of new starters, processing of leavers, confirmation of the calculation of various elements of pay such as SMP, SSP, SMP and RTI, support at payroll Year End and any other ad-hoc payroll and finance duties that arise.

In line with our company ethos of providing outstanding service, this is a fast paced, deadline driven role that will provide a great challenge. Candidates must have had previous experience of running a payroll and possess good Excel skills.

Personal skills include the ability to work in an organised manner and prioritise workloads, work unsupervised, have a confident and polite telephone manner, be able to work under pressure and demonstrate attention to detail. The ability to communicate at all levels is required as you will be liaising with location managers and senior staff.

This role benefits from good training and induction to the company, a supportive, friendly, fun working environment, and free parking. This position is flexible and is available as a full time (38.5 hours a week) or part time position; hours can be flexible to suit the right candidate. The role at times may also involve supporting other elements of the finance department.

If you have pride in your abilities and wish to join a growing and thriving team, please apply with an up to date CV and cover letter.

Contact: Mel Teverson
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Catering Assistant – Wokingham

Salary: £7.83 per hour

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: 25 hours per week, Monday to Friday, Term Time Only

Job Information:

Catering Assistant

25 hours per week, Monday to Friday, Term Time Only

£7.83 per hour

Thomas Franks are a young, independent and vibrant Contract Catering Company, with a reputation for excellence. We pride ourselves on delivering exceptional standards, a total fresh food policy and service delivered with individuality, passion and style.

We have an excellent opportunity for an effective & hard-working Catering Assistant to work within a team of 7 at a Prestigious School Location in Wokingham in September 2018.

Within this role you would be expected to support with daily basis food preparation, serving and interacting with staff and pupils during lunch service, making sure the daily hygiene standards are adhered too and supporting with any match teas and parent’s events.

The hours of work are Monday to Friday, term time only however can vary and there will be opportunities to work during the school holidays if requested and discussed with the line manager.

This is a position where development is encouraged and you would be given the opportunity to learn and develop within a growing company.

Benefits of the role:

  • Uniform provided
  • Training provided
  • Meals on duty provided

Thomas Franks pride themselves on delivering exceptional standards coupled with a real passion for excellent food, outstanding service and fresh thinking, goodwill and a consistent smile. If you to have pride in your abilities, a desire to prove that you are one of the best and if your standards meet with ours, we would love you to join our vibrant young contract catering company.

All applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this role. An enhanced DBS, Identity & reference checks (covering the last five years) will form part of the selection process.

As an organisation using the Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) Disclosure service to assess applicants’ suitability for positions of trust, Thomas Franks Ltd complies fully with the DBS Code of Practice and undertakes to treat all applicants for positions fairly. We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and undertake not to discriminate unfairly against any subject of a Disclosure on the basis of conviction or other information revealed. However, for any post in a school please be aware that any application is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such any criminal conviction, caution or bind-over must be declared.

Contact: Blain Shepherd
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General Assistant – 2 positions available – Southwold

Salary: £7.83 per hour

Contract Type: Permanent/Temporary Hours of Work: 32.5 hours per week, Term Time Only

Job Information:

General Assistant – 2 positions available

Position One: 32.5 hours per week, Term Time Only

Position Two: 32.5 hours per week, Term Time Only (temporary, to cover long term sickness)

£7.83 per hour

We currently have an excellent opportunity for two creative and effective General Assistants to work as part of a busy team at a Prestigious School location in Southwold in the new term in September 2018.

Duties of the role will include:

  • Prepare all service areas for the day’s business
  • Operate cleaning, dishwashing equipment ensuring all safety measures are adhered to.
  • Complete all/any necessary cleaning/hygiene duties within storage, service and preparation areas in line with set methods and frequencies as may be detailed by the chef manager.
  • Empty, remove and store rubbish as required.

 Benefits:

  • Uniform will be provided
  • Training will be provided

Thomas Franks pride themselves on delivering exceptional standards coupled with a real passion for excellent food, outstanding service and fresh thinking, goodwill and a consistent smile. If you to have pride in your abilities, a desire to prove that you are one of the best and if your standards meet with ours, we would love you to join our vibrant young contract catering company.

All applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this role. An enhanced DBS, Identity & reference checks (covering the last five years) will form part of the selection process.

As an organisation using the Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) Disclosure service to assess applicants’ suitability for positions of trust, Thomas Franks Ltd complies fully with the DBS Code of Practice and undertakes to treat all applicants for positions fairly. We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and undertake not to discriminate unfairly against any subject of a Disclosure on the basis of conviction or other information revealed. However, for any post in a school please be aware that any application is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such any criminal conviction, caution or bind-over must be declared.

Contact: Matt Steadman
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Chef – Rugby

Salary: £10.25 per hour

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: 35 hours per week, 5 over 7 days

Job Information:

An experienced, dynamic Chef is required for a prestigious B&I contract in Rugby

£10.25 per hour

35 hours per week, 5 over 7 days

We currently have an excellent opportunity for a creative and effective Chef to join this busy Business and Industry restaurant in Rugby.

The role requires a motivated Chef who has the ability to manage the kitchen to the highest standard alongside a Chef Manager. The focus at this is location is on excellent quality fresh foods and outstanding service delivery, you will have the opportunity to make the catering offered to your own style.

Duties of the role will include:

  • Food preparation
  • Cooking for the main lunchtime service
  • Baking fresh food offer daily
  • Ensuring all temperature due diligence is completed and up to date
  • Ensuring all allergen due diligence is completed and up to date

Benefits of the role include:

  • Personal development
  • 20 days holiday per annum plus Bank Holidays
  • Uniform provided
  • Training provided
  • Meals whilst on duty

Thomas Franks pride themselves on delivering exceptional standards coupled with a real passion for excellent food, outstanding service and fresh thinking, goodwill and a consistent smile. If you to have pride in your abilities, a desire to prove that you are one of the best and if your standards meet with ours, we would love you to join our vibrant young contract catering company.

You must be able to demonstrate that you have the appropriate right to work in the UK to be considered for this role.

Contact: Hayley Payn
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Café Supervisor – London

Salary: £9.75 per hour

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday, Term Time Only

Job Information:

Café Supervisor

40 hours per week, Monday to Friday, Term Time Only

£9.75 per hour

Thomas Franks are a young, independent and vibrant Contract Catering Company, with a reputation for excellence. We pride ourselves on delivering exceptional standards, a total fresh food policy and service delivered with individuality, passion and style.

We currently have an excellent opportunity for a creative, effective and proactive sixth form Café Supervisor to work within a prestigious school location in South London (SW16).

Skills and knowledge required for this position are:

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Provide consistently exceptional standards of service
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Possess strong organisation skills
  • Exceptional food and beverage knowledge and skill
  • Strong attention to detail is essential
  • Can do attitude and a team player
  • To be able to direct staff and organise all the front of house catering services
  • Ensure that catering premises and equipment are maintained, clean and hygienic and that safe systems of work are in place.
  • Ensure all Food Hygiene and Health & Safety policies and allergen control procedures are completed daily.

Thomas Franks pride themselves on delivering exceptional standards coupled with a real passion for excellent food, outstanding service and fresh thinking, goodwill and a consistent smile. If you to have pride in your abilities, a desire to prove that you are one of the best and if your standards meet with ours, we would love you to join our vibrant young contract catering company.

All applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this role. An enhanced DBS, Identity & reference checks (covering the last five years) will form part of the selection process.

As an organisation using the Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) Disclosure service to assess applicants’ suitability for positions of trust, Thomas Franks Ltd complies fully with the DBS Code of Practice and undertakes to treat all applicants for positions fairly. We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and undertake not to discriminate unfairly against any subject of a Disclosure on the basis of conviction or other information revealed. However, for any post in a school please be aware that any application is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such any criminal conviction, caution or bind-over must be declared.

Contact: Marcus Crompton
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Chef – Adderbury, Banbury

Salary: £23,000

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday

Job Information:

Brand New B&I Restaurant Opening September 2018

40 hours per week, Monday to Friday

£23,000 per annum

We have a unique opportunity for an experienced Chef to join Thomas Franks at one of our B&I locations in Adderbury, near Banbury.

Thomas Franks serve fresh; quality food and our menus are tailor made to suit each of our locations. Our business is built on reputation and recommendations and we pride ourselves on delivering the best possible customer service experience. We put enthusiastic people into creative positions and encourage individuality, professionalism and personality in all our customer service roles.

As a Thomas Franks Chef, you will need to be innovative, creative and proud to stand behind everything you create and serve. As well as possessing these skills, our partner is looking for a dynamic, forward thinking individual with the ability to think outside the box during the development stage. This is a unique opportunity to work alongside a Chef Manager and two other team members in a growing company with a brand new state of the art restaurant and kitchen.

Key Skills:

  • Excellent modern culinary craft skills
  • A passion for food and service
  • A strong and influential team player
  • Great observational skills and attention to detail
  • Ensure service level agreements are in place and customer and client expectations are met
  • Ensure the catering premises and equipment are maintained, clean and hygienic and safe systems of work are in place
  • Ensure all Food Hygiene and Health and Safety policies and allergen control procedures are completed daily

Thomas Franks pride themselves on delivering exceptional standards coupled with a real passion for excellent food, outstanding service and fresh thinking, goodwill and a consistent smile. If you to have pride in your abilities, a desire to prove that you are one of the best and if your standards meet with ours, we would love you to join our vibrant young contract catering company.

All applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this role. An enhanced DBS, Identity & reference checks (covering the last five years) will form part of the selection process.

Contact: Blain Shepherd
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Barista & Food Service Operative – Adderbury, Banbury

Salary: £19,700 per annum

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday

Job Information:

Brand New B&I Restaurant Opening September 2018

40 hours per week, Monday to Friday

£19,700 per annum

We have a unique opportunity for a Barista & food service operative to join Thomas Franks at one of our B&I locations in Adderbury, near Banbury.

Thomas Franks serve fresh; quality food and our menus are tailor made to suit each of our locations. Our business is built on reputation and recommendations and we pride ourselves on delivering the best possible customer service experience. We put enthusiastic people into creative positions and encourage individuality, professionalism and personality in all our customer service roles.

As a Thomas Franks team member, you will need to be innovative, creative and proud to stand behind everything you create and serve. As well as possessing these skills, our partner is looking for someone who is friendly and professional at all times. This is a unique opportunity to work alongside growing company with a brand new state of the art restaurant and kitchen.

Key Skills:  

  • Excellent communication skills
  • A passion for excellent service
  • A strong and influential team player
  • Great observational skills, attention to every detail and a high level of awareness responsibilities
  • Ensure that catering premises and equipment are maintained, clean and hygienic and that safe systems of work are in place.
  • Ensure all Food Hygiene and Health & Safety policies and allergen control procedures are completed daily.

The ideal candidate will be passionate about high quality standards and customer satisfaction. If you believe you meet the requirements and are looking for a position where you can grow and make a difference, we would be delighted to meet you.

All applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this role. An enhanced DBS, Identity & reference checks (covering the last five years) will form part of the selection process.

Contact: Blain Shepherd
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General Assistant – Catherington

Salary: £8.22

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: 15 hours per week

Job Information:

General Assistant

15 hours per week

£8.22 per hour

Thomas Franks are a young, independent and vibrant Contract Catering Company, with a reputation for excellence. We pride ourselves on delivering exceptional standards, a total fresh food policy and service delivered with individuality, passion and style.

We currently have an excellent opportunity for a creative and effective General Assistant to work as part of a busy team at a Prestigious School location in Catherington.

Duties of the role will include:

  • Prepare all service areas for the day’s business
  • Operate cleaning, dishwashing equipment ensuring all safety measures are adhered to.
  • Complete all/any necessary cleaning/hygiene duties within storage, service and preparation areas in line with set methods and frequencies as may be detailed by the chef manager.
  • Empty, remove and store rubbish as required.

Benefits:

  • Uniform will be provided
  • Training will be provided

Thomas Franks pride themselves on delivering exceptional standards coupled with a real passion for excellent food, outstanding service and fresh thinking, goodwill and a consistent smile. If you to have pride in your abilities, a desire to prove that you are one of the best and if your standards meet with ours, we would love you to join our vibrant young contract catering company.

All applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this role. An enhanced DBS, Identity & reference checks (covering the last five years) will form part of the selection process.

As an organisation using the Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) Disclosure service to assess applicants’ suitability for positions of trust, Thomas Franks Ltd complies fully with the DBS Code of Practice and undertakes to treat all applicants for positions fairly. We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and undertake not to discriminate unfairly against any subject of a Disclosure on the basis of conviction or other information revealed. However, for any post in a school please be aware that any application is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such any criminal conviction, caution or bind-over must be declared.

Contact: Simon Cain
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Front of House Supervisor – Reading

Salary: £9.50 per hour

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: 40 hours per week

Job Information:

Front of House Supervisor

40 hours per week

£9.50 per hour

Thomas Franks are a young, independent and vibrant Contract Catering Company, with a reputation for excellence. We pride ourselves on delivering exceptional standards, a total fresh food policy and service delivered with individuality, passion and style.

We currently have an excellent opportunity for a creative and effective Front of House Supervisor to work as part of a busy team at a Prestigious school location in Reading. The ideal candidate will demonstrate passion, enthusiasm and good attention to detail whilst ensuring their team deliver excellent customer service.

Skills and knowledge required for this position are:

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Provide consistently exceptional standards of service
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Possess strong organisation skills
  • Exceptional food and beverage knowledge
  • Strong attention to detail is essential
  • Can do attitude and a team player
  • To be able to direct staff and organise all the front of house catering services

Thomas Franks pride themselves on delivering exceptional standards coupled with a real passion for excellent food, outstanding service and fresh thinking, goodwill and a consistent smile. If you to have pride in your abilities, a desire to prove that you are one of the best and if your standards meet with ours, we would love you to join our vibrant young contract catering company.

All applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this role. An enhanced DBS, Identity & reference checks (covering the last five years) will form part of the selection process.

As an organisation using the Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) Disclosure service to assess applicants’ suitability for positions of trust, Thomas Franks Ltd complies fully with the DBS Code of Practice and undertakes to treat all applicants for positions fairly. We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and undertake not to discriminate unfairly against any subject of a Disclosure on the basis of conviction or other information revealed. However for any post in a school please be aware that any application is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such any criminal conviction, caution or bind-over must be declared.

Contact: Suzanne Hemchaoui
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Commis Chef – Reading

Salary: £9.50 per hour

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: 40 hours per week

Job Information:

Commis Chef

40 hours per week

£9.50 per hour

Thomas Franks are a young, independent and vibrant Contract Catering Company, with a reputation for excellence. We pride ourselves on delivering exceptional standards, a total fresh food policy and service delivered with individuality, passion and style.

We currently have an excellent opportunity for a creative and effective Commis Chef to work at a prestigious school location in Reading.

Duties of the role include:

  • The preparation, presentation and service of food items for the pupils, staff and functions, to quality standards set
  • To ensure that all food storage, preparation and service of all foods meet the temperature guidelines stipulated in the Food Safety Act 1995 and to record all food temperatures.
  • To ensure that all orders for food and non-food items are placed in accordance with the company approved suppliers.
  • To assist in the review of menus and overall development of the food offer.
  • Ensuring the kitchen and dining room areas are secured at the end of the evening and all equipment is switched off and secure

Benefits of the role include:

  • Training provided
  • Uniform provided
  • Personal development

Thomas Franks pride themselves on delivering exceptional standards coupled with a real passion for excellent food, outstanding service and fresh thinking, goodwill and a consistent smile. If you to have pride in your abilities, a desire to prove that you are one of the best and if your standards meet with ours, we would love you to join our vibrant young contract catering company.

All applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this role. An enhanced DBS, Identity & reference checks (covering the last five years) will form part of the selection process.

As an organisation using the Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) Disclosure service to assess applicants’ suitability for positions of trust, Thomas Franks Ltd complies fully with the DBS Code of Practice and undertakes to treat all applicants for positions fairly. We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and undertake not to discriminate unfairly against any subject of a Disclosure on the basis of conviction or other information revealed. However for any post in a school please be aware that any application is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such any criminal conviction, caution or bind-over must be declared.

Contact: Suzanne Hemchaoui
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Kitchen Porter – Northampton

Salary: £8.00 per hour

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: 7am – 3pm, Monday to Friday

Job Information:

We currently have an excellent opportunity for a creative and effective Kitchen porter to join our team working Monday to Friday, 7am-3pm, with the option of extra hours covering holidays and sickness.

Duties of the role will include:

  • Accepting and checking deliveries
  • General up keep of the store room
  • Washing up crockery and kitchenware
  • Keeping the kitchen area clean and tidy

Full training will be given, so experience isn’t necessary.

Benefits of the role include:

  • Training provided
  • Uniform provided
  • 20 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Personal development
  • Free parking

Thomas Franks pride themselves on delivering exceptional standards coupled with a real passion for excellent food, outstanding service and fresh thinking, goodwill and a consistent smile. If you to have pride in your abilities, a desire to prove that you are one of the best and if your standards meet with ours, we would love you to join our vibrant contract catering company.

All applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this role.

Contact: Angela Marnell
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Front of House General Catering Assistant – Reading

Salary: £8.55 per hour

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: 35.5 hours per week

Job Information:

Front of House General Catering Assistant

35.5 hours per week

5 over 7 days

45 weeks per year

£8.55 per hour

Thomas Franks is a contract caterer with a passion for food, professionally presented through excellent service by using fresh, locally sourced ingredients in each and every meal we serve.

We currently have an excellent opportunity for a creative and effective General Catering Assistant to work alongside the team at a busy location in Reading.

We are looking for an exceptional team player who is personable, presentable and looking to build upon their previous experience and knowledge within a similar position. The successful candidate must be flexible, reliable and fun!

Your role will include; cleaning the servery and dining areas, setting up the counter areas and serving food to students and staff, setting up and serving private functions, lettings and other hospitality events during the year.

Benefits of the role:

  • Meals whilst on duty
  • Uniform provided
  • Training provided
  • Free parking
  • Personal development

If you have pride in your abilities, a desire to prove that you are one of the best and if your standards meet with ours, we would love you to join our team.

Thomas Franks pride themselves on excellent standards, a total fresh food policy and service delivered with passion, goodwill and a consistent smile. If you to have pride in your abilities, a desire to prove that you are one of the best and if your standards meet with ours, we would love you to join our vibrant young contract catering company who pride themselves in excellence.

All applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this role. An enhanced DBS, Identity & reference checks (covering the last five years) will form part of the selection process.

As an organisation using the Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) Disclosure service to assess applicants’ suitability for positions of trust, Thomas Franks Ltd complies fully with the DBS Code of Practice and undertakes to treat all applicants for positions fairly. We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and undertake not to discriminate unfairly against any subject of a Disclosure based on conviction or other information revealed.

Contact: Alessandro Albanese
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Sous Chef – Northampton

Salary: £10.00 per hour

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: 12.00pm-8.00pm, Sunday to Thursday

Job Information:

Sous Chef

12.00pm-8.00pm, Sunday to Thursday

£10.00 per hour

An experienced, dynamic Sous Chef is required for a prestigious B&I contract in Northampton.

We currently have an excellent opportunity for a creative and effective Sous Chef to join the team at this busy location in Northampton.

This role requires a motivated chef who has the ability to manage the kitchen to the highest standards.

Duties of the role:

  • Manage and support all core food production requirements as well as hospitality catering requests
  • Comply with all health and safety and food safety policies and procedures, including HACCP, COSHH, accident and near-miss reporting, manual handling training and risk assessment compilation
  • Deputise for the Head Chef or Manager as and when required (Day shifts)
  • Assist with stock control, portion control and wastage
  • Assist in menu development and procurement of goods to ensure understanding of processes and costs for both core and hospitality catering
  • Assist in the production of a four weekly menu cycle, ensuring a balance of nutrition, colour, texture and variety
  • Follow ‘High Street’ and contemporary trends to ensure that the food produced is varied, innovative and meets customer expectation
  • Be involved in designing, costing and developing new ideas for theme nights, barbecues, special events and commercial hospitality event-catering concepts
  • Assist in coordinating and budgeting for complex events
  • Attend and contribute to Catering Management Team meetings
  • Ensuring all Food Hygiene and Health & Safety policies and procedures are followed.
  • Ensuring dietary requirements are strictly managed and adhered to.
  • Assist with accounts and bookwork processing as and when required.

Thomas Franks pride themselves on delivering exceptional standards coupled with a real passion for excellent food, outstanding service and fresh thinking, goodwill and a consistent smile. If you to have pride in your abilities, a desire to prove that you are one of the best and if your standards meet with ours, we would love you to join our vibrant young contract catering company.

All applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this role. An enhanced DBS, Identity & reference checks (covering the last five years) will form part of the selection process.

Contact: Jo White
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General Assistant – Lutterworth

Salary: £7.83 per hour

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 7.00am to 2.30pm

Job Information:

General Assistant

35 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 7.00am to 2.30pm

£7.83 per hour

Thomas Franks are a young, independent and vibrant Contract Catering Company, with a reputation for excellence. We pride ourselves on delivering exceptional standards, a total fresh food policy and service delivered with individuality, passion and style.

We currently have an excellent opportunity for a creative and effective General Assistant to work as part of a busy team at our business and industry location in Lutterworth.

Duties of the role will include:

  • Prepare all service areas for the day’s business
  • Operate cleaning, dishwashing equipment ensuring all safety measures are adhered to.
  • Complete all/any necessary cleaning/hygiene duties within storage, service and preparation areas in line with set methods and frequencies as may be detailed by the chef manager.
  • Empty, remove and store rubbish as required.
  • Set up dining areas for match teas
  • Serve breakfast

Benefits:

  • Uniform will be provided
  • Training will be provided

This is an opportunity for someone with experience in the school catering environment and with hard work and commitment there is the opportunity to work your way up through the company.

All applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this role. An enhanced DBS, Identity & reference checks (covering the last five years) will form part of the selection process.

Contact: Kerry Hazlewood
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Weekend Chef – Sherborne, Dorset

Salary: £11.00 per hour

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: 36 hours per week, term time only

Job Information:

Weekend Chef

36 hours per week, Monday/Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, Term Time – 3 days a week, third day is flexible

£11.00 per hour

Thomas Franks are a young, independent and vibrant Contract Catering Company, with a reputation for excellence. We pride ourselves on delivering exceptional standards, a total fresh food policy and service delivered with individuality, passion and style. Our Chefs are the heart and soul of our kitchens!

We currently have an excellent opportunity for a creative and exceptional Chef to work in a highly prestigious School in Sherborne, Dorset. An enthusiasm for fresh seasonal ingredients is essential.

The role will be to cover the weekend boarding ensuring all food service and health & safety objectives are achieved successfully. The successful candidate would need to have excellent standards in all aspects of fresh food preparation, have supervisory experience, be pro-active, a team player, good communicator and be efficient, flexible and reliable. As well as passion, confidence and culinary flair, you’ll have experience of leading the kitchen in the absence of the Chef Manager.

Therefore, the successful applicant must be able to demonstrate: –

  • A genuine passion for food with the finest fresh ingredients to ensure the highest standards of food and presentation is met at all times.
  • The ability to support the Chef Manager and taking control of ordering, due diligence systems and kitchen management.
  • Ability to run a kitchen
  • To adhere to set standards and HACCP, Health & Safety etc at all times.
  • To assist in the design and production of menus.
  • Make sure that all service requirements are covered through planning of staff, food ordering
  • Excellent communication skills and be able to respond positively and promptly to requests from customers and clients

If you have a desire to prove that you are one of the best and if your standards meet with ours, we look forward to hearing from you.

All applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this role. An enhanced DBS, Identity & reference checks (covering the last five years) will form part of the selection process.

As an organisation using the Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) Disclosure service to assess applicants’ suitability for positions of trust, Thomas Franks Ltd complies fully with the DBS Code of Practice and undertakes to treat all applicants for positions fairly. We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and undertake not to discriminate unfairly against any subject of a Disclosure on the basis of conviction or other information revealed. However, for any post in a school please be aware that any application is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such any criminal conviction, caution or bind-over must be declared.

Contact: Lizanne Marais
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Night Chef – Rugby

Salary: £11.75 per hour

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: 9 hours, Friday & Saturday Night (every other week)

Job Information:

An experienced, dynamic Night Chef is required for a prestigious B&I contract in Rugby.

9 hours, Friday & Saturday Night (every other week)

£11.75 per hour

We currently have an excellent opportunity for a creative and effective Chef to join this busy Business and Industry restaurant in Rugby. This role requires a motivated Chef who has the ability to manage the kitchen to the highest standard. The focus at this is location is on excellent quality fresh foods and outstanding service delivery, you will have the opportunity to make the catering offered to your own style.

Duties of the role will include:

  • Food preparation
  • Cooking for the main lunchtime service
  • Baking fresh food offer daily
  • Ensuring all temperature due diligence is completed and up to date
  • Ensuring all allergen due diligence is completed and up to date

Benefits of the role include:

  • Personal development
  • 20 days holiday per annum plus Bank Holidays
  • Uniform provided
  • Training provided
  • Meals whilst on duty

Thomas Franks pride themselves on delivering exceptional standards coupled with a real passion for excellent food, outstanding service and fresh thinking, goodwill and a consistent smile. If you to have pride in your abilities, a desire to prove that you are one of the best and if your standards meet with ours, we would love you to join our vibrant young contract catering company.

You must be able to demonstrate that you have the appropriate right to work in the UK to be considered for this role.

Contact: Paul Flounders
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General Assistant – Milton Keynes

Salary: £8.00 per hour

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 7.00am – 15.00pm

Job Information:

General Assistant

40 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 7.00am – 15.00pm

£8.00 per hour

Thomas Franks are a young, independent and vibrant Contract Catering Company, with a reputation for excellence. We pride ourselves on delivering exceptional standards, a total fresh food policy and service delivered with individuality, passion and style.

We currently have an excellent opportunity for an effective General Assistant to work alongside the team at a busy location in Milton Keynes.

Duties will include:

  • Basic food preparation
  • Setting up the counters and service area
  • Cash handling
  • Serving customers
  • General cleaning
  • Delivery of hospitality & food trolley
  • Clearing tables
  • Dealing with stock control.

Benefits of the role include:

  • 20 days paid annual leave per annum
  • Free parking
  • Uniform provided
  • Training provided
  • Personal development

Thomas Franks pride themselves on excellent standards, a total fresh food policy and service delivered with passion, goodwill and a consistent smile. If you to have pride in your abilities, a desire to prove that you are one of the best and if your standards meet with ours, we would love you to join our vibrant young contract catering company who pride themselves in excellence.

All applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this role. Identity & reference checks (covering the last five years) will form part of the selection process.

Contact: Kostas Bechlos
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Catering Assistant – Trentham

Salary: £7.83 per hour

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: Monday to Friday (35 hours per week)

Job Information:

An experienced, dynamic Catering Assistant is required for a prestigious B&I contract in Trentham.

We currently have an excellent opportunity for a creative and effective Catering Assistant to join a thriving team in a Business and Industry location in Trentham.

Monday to Friday (35 hours per week)

Salary: £7.83 per hour

Duties of the role will include:

  • Prepare basic foods for sale/service, following good hygiene and safety practices and to the standards specified.
  • Prepare all service areas for the day’s business, in line with specified standards and good hygiene, safety and customer service principles.
  • Re-stock and replenish stocks and consumables as required during service periods, pre-empt customer needs and achieve optimum customer service delivery.
  • Operate cleaning, dishwashing equipment ensuring all safety measures are adhered to. Properly clean and store equipment for food and beverage service & preparation.
  • Complete all/any necessary cleaning/hygiene duties within storage, service and preparation areas in line with set methods and frequencies as may be detailed by the chef manager.
  • Serve customers, clients, visitors and guests in line with set service standards and
  • Operate cash tills accurately, employing all procedures as directed for the correct, hygienic and honest handing of cash/credit sales.
  • Prepare, set-up, deliver, serve, clear, clean and store away any food, beverages or equipment required for special functions, hospitality services.
  • Empty, remove and store rubbish as required.

Benefits of the role:

  • Personal Development
  • Uniform provided
  • Training provided

Thomas Franks pride themselves on delivering exceptional standards coupled with a real passion for excellent food, outstanding service and fresh thinking, goodwill and a consistent smile. If you to have pride in your abilities, a desire to prove that you are one of the best and if your standards meet with ours, we would love you to join our vibrant young contract catering company.

All applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this role.

Contact: Mel Paget
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Catering Assistant – Luton

Salary: £7.83 per hour

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: 20 hours per week, Monday to Friday

Job Information:

Catering Assistant

20 hours per week, Monday to Friday

£7.83 per hour

Thomas Franks are a young, independent and vibrant Contract Catering Company, with a reputation for excellence. We pride ourselves on delivering exceptional standards, a total fresh food policy and service delivered with individuality, passion and style.

We currently have an excellent opportunity for a creative and effective Catering Assistant to work within our Business and Industry location in Luton.

Duties of the role include:

  • Basic Food Preparation
  • Serving and interacting with the customers
  • Cash handling at till point
  • Cleaning of dining and servery areas
  • Table and room set up
  • Washing up
  • Supporting with the catering of special events

Benefits of the role include:

  • Meals whilst on duty
  • Training provided
  • Uniform provided

Thomas Franks pride themselves on delivering exceptional standards coupled with a real passion for excellent food, outstanding service and fresh thinking, goodwill and a consistent smile. If you to have pride in your abilities, a desire to prove that you are one of the best and if your standards meet with ours, we would love you to join our vibrant young contract catering company.

All applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this role. An enhanced DBS, Identity & reference checks (covering the last five years) will form part of the selection process.

Contact: Hayden Oakes
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Assistant Chef – Beaconsfield

Salary: £9.00 per hour

Contract Type: Permanent Hours of Work: 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday, Term Time Only

Job Information:

Assistant Chef

37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday, Term Time Only

£9.00 per hour

Thomas Franks are a young, independent and vibrant Contract Catering Company, with a reputation for excellence. We pride ourselves on delivering exceptional standards, a total fresh food policy and service delivered with individuality, passion and style.

We currently have an excellent opportunity for a creative and effective Assistant Chef to work within a Prestigious School location in Beaconsfield.

Duties of the role include:

  • Establish and maintain Health & Safety and Hygiene procedures & standards setting an example to and monitoring the performance of all kitchen staff
  • Produce and present food alone and in conjunction with the kitchen team, maximizing customer appeal meeting and where possible, exceeding expectation.
  • Completing all due diligence whilst cooking including monitoring and recording temperature records, use by dates and allergen information.
  • Enhance and improve skills and knowledge by training and development benefiting self, kitchen staff, Client and customers
  • Support, train, coach and manage kitchen staff setting an example for delivering an efficient, quality and financially beneficial service to company, Client and customers.
  • Build and maintain regular communication links with managers, kitchen staff, client and customers ensuring quality information is exchanged when appropriate.
  • Assisting with the recruiting and training of permanent and casual staff;
  • Organising, leading and motivating the catering team;
  • Planning well balanced menus to meet the needs of the customers and meet all dietary needs;
  • Completing weekly stock take and accounts
  • Maintaining stock levels and ordering new supplies as required;
  • Interacting with customers;
  • Assisting the chef Manager in planning new promotions and initiatives and contributing to business development.
  • Providing all hospitality requirements
  • To deputies in the absence of the Chef Manager
  • Any other duties requested of TFL management

Thomas Franks pride themselves on delivering exceptional standards coupled with a real passion for excellent food, outstanding service and fresh thinking, goodwill and a consistent smile. If you to have pride in your abilities, a desire to prove that you are one of the best and if your standards meet with ours, we would love you to join our vibrant young contract catering company.

All applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this role. An enhanced DBS, Identity & reference checks (covering the last five years) will form part of the selection process.

As an organisation using the Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) Disclosure service to assess applicants’ suitability for positions of trust, Thomas Franks Ltd complies fully with the DBS Code of Practice and undertakes to treat all applicants for positions fairly. We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and undertake not to discriminate unfairly against any subject of a Disclosure on the basis of conviction or other information revealed. However, for any post in a school please be aware that any application is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such any criminal conviction, caution or bind-over must be declared.

Contact: Hayden Oakes
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Sous Chef – Shaftesbury

Salary: Up to £18,000 per annum

Contract Type: Permanent, Term Time Only Hours of Work: 12.30pm-7.30pm, Wednesday to Sunday

Job Information:

Sous Chef

Wednesday to Sunday, 12.30pm-7.30pm

Up to £18,000 per annum

Thomas Franks are a young, independent and vibrant Contract Catering Company, with a reputation for excellence. We pride ourselves on delivering exceptional standards, a total fresh food policy and service delivered with individuality, passion and style.

We currently have an excellent opportunity for a creative and effective Sous Chef to work as part of a busy team in a Prestigious School location in Shaftesbury.

Responsibilities

  • Food Preparation
  • Responsible for stock taking, stock control, stock rotation and ordering.
  • Menu planning and accurate costing.
  • Budget control, ensuring company standards are adhered to and wastage controlled.
  • Ensuring all Food Hygiene and Health & Safety policies and procedures are followed.
  • Ensuring dietary requirements are strictly managed and adhered to.

Thomas Franks pride themselves on delivering exceptional standards coupled with a real passion for excellent food, outstanding service and fresh thinking, goodwill and a consistent smile. If you to have pride in your abilities, a desire to prove that you are one of the best and if your standards meet with ours, we would love you to join our vibrant young contract catering company.

All applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this role. An enhanced DBS, Identity & reference checks (covering the last five years) will form part of the selection process.

As an organisation using the Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) Disclosure service to assess applicants’ suitability for positions of trust, Thomas Franks Ltd complies fully with the DBS Code of Practice and undertakes to treat all applicants for positions fairly. We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and undertake not to discriminate unfairly against any subject of a Disclosure on the basis of conviction or other information revealed. However, for any post in a school please be aware that any application is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such any criminal conviction, caution or bind-over must be declared.

Contact: Bridget Rice
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General Catering Assistant – Musselburgh, Edinburgh

Salary: £7.94 per hour

Contract Type: Permanent – 47.4 weeks per year Hours of Work: 15 hours per week

Job Information:

General Catering Assistant

We currently have an excellent opportunity for a creative and effective General Catering Assistant to join a bubbly and hardworking team in a prestigious Independent School in Musselburgh, Edinburgh.

Hours for this position are:

  • Wednesday 5.00pm to 8.00pm
  • Thursday 5.00pm to 8.00pm
  • Friday 5.00pm to 8.00pm
  • Saturday 4.30pm to 7.30pm
  • Sunday 4.30pm to 7.30pm

Responsibilities include:-

  • Serving food to the children
  • Maintaining a high level of cleanliness throughout the kitchen & dining room
  • Working in the pot wash area & dish wash area
  • Assist at various functions at the School

Thomas Franks pride themselves on delivering exceptional standards coupled with a real passion for excellent food, outstanding service and fresh thinking, goodwill and a consistent smile. If you to have pride in your abilities, a desire to prove that you are one of the best and if your standards meet with ours, we would love you to join our vibrant young contract catering company.

All applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this role. An enhanced DBS, Identity & reference checks (covering the last five years) will form part of the selection process.

As an organisation using the Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) Disclosure service to assess applicants’ suitability for positions of trust, Thomas Franks Ltd complies fully with the DBS Code of Practice and undertakes to treat all applicants for positions fairly. We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and undertake not to discriminate unfairly against any subject of a Disclosure on the basis of conviction or other information revealed. However for any post in a school please be aware that any application is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such any criminal conviction, caution or bind-over must be declared.

Contact: Carol Edmiston
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