Chef
UK Shared Business Services Ltd
Southampton, United Kingdom
19d ago

Chef

National Oceanography Centre, Southampton

Salary : £24,000 - £28,800 (Marine grade salary)

Permanent

Closing date 17th July 2018

About the role :

We are seeking two Chefs to work in the National Marine Facilities department (NMF) on-board our Oceanographic Research Vessels.

This is a permanent position offered on NERC terms and conditions and is open to internal and external candidates. NMF are responsible for the operation and management of NERC owned two vessels in providing wider support in the co-

ordination and management of the NERC Marine Science Facility program. Scientific Research Vessels provide the scientific platform to support the UK's world-

wide oceanographic research program.

Candidates must have experience in the maritime sector.

About you :

For this position, it is essential that you hold the following :

  • Seafarer Medical Certificate (ENG1) without restrictions
  • STCW basic safety training (Fire fighting, Personal survival techniques, Personal safety & social responsibility, Elementary first aid)
  • passport with the right to work in the UK
  • UK Discharge book
  • certificate of Competency Part 1&2 (MCA) Ships Cook Certificate or equivalent catering qualifications
  • health and hygiene certificate MLC approved
  • designated security duties.
  • You must demonstrate :

  • strong awareness of health, safety and environmental issues
  • comprehensive understanding of all relevant convention and national statutory regulations applicable to the role to ensure compliance within the hotel and catering industry.
  • Preferably experience of :

  • knowledge of purchasing / ordering system
  • an enthusiasm for advancing our understanding of the marine environment
  • experience of working on scientific research vessels.
  • Other information :

    The starting salary for this position will be between £24,000 and £28,800 per annum (Marine grade). Depending upon skills and experience, additional allowances may be available for exceptional candidates.

    Please note for this role we are not able to sponsor candidates who require a right to work in the UK.

    About us :

    The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) is a national research organisation, delivering integrated marine science and technology from the coast to the deep ocean and is one of the top five institutions of its kind in the world.

    With sites in Liverpool and Southampton, it is the UK’s leading centre for sea level science, coastal and deep ocean research and technology development.

    NOC is part of the Natural Environmental Research Council (NERC), which is one of the nine partners within UK Research and Innovation (UKRI).

    For more information visit www.ukri.org.

    What we can offer you :

    At the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) we know that the quality of our science and the impact that we want it to have depends entirely on the knowledge, skills and engagement of our people.

    The NOC is committed to flexible employment practices to support employees’ work and personal commitments where possible.

    Our flexi-time system and flexible working policy contribute to this important aim.

    In return for your talents, we offer a competitive remuneration package, including a RCUK pension scheme. You will accrue 25 days of leave per month worked on board and tours of duty are normally two months or two scientific cruises in length.

    For more information visit Working at NOC.

    Our Commitment as an Employer :

    The NOC is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. There is a guaranteed interview scheme for suitable candidates with a disability and we welcome applications from ethnic minorities currently under-

    represented. The NOC is an Investors in People organisation, and has signed up to the Athena SWAN charter principles to take action to address gender equality.

    Organization Description

    UK Research and Innovation is a new entity that brings together nine partners to create an independent organisation with a strong voice for research and innovation, and a vision to ensure the UK maintains its world-

    leading position in research and innovation. More information can be found at www.ukri.org.

    The National Oceanography Centre (NOC), part of the Natural Environment Research Council, is a national research organisation, delivering integrated marine science and technology from the coast to the deep ocean and is one of the top five institutions of its kind in the world.

    With sites in Liverpool and Southampton, it is the UK’s leading centre for sea level science, coastal and deep ocean research and technology development.

    Working closely with its partners and associates, it provides capability to meet needs across the UK marine science community (http : / / noc.ac.uk / ).

    Job Requirements

    Shortlisting & Interview criteria

    Qualifications and Knowledge :

    Essential :

  • certificate of Competency Part 1&2 (MCA) Ships Cook Certificate or equivalent catering qualifications
  • health & hygiene certification
  • valid Seafarer Medical Certificate (ENG1), unlimited, without restrictions
  • proficiency in designated security duties
  • four elements of basic training to STCW2010, as amended (First Aid, Fire Fighting, Personal Survival Techniques and Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities).
  • Experience related to position :

    Essential :

  • demonstrate success in a relevant work environment, backed by evidence of appropriate knowledge
  • strong awareness of health, safety and environmental issues
  • comprehensive understanding of all relevant convention and national statutory regulations applicable to the role to ensure compliance within the hotel and catering department.
  • Desirable :

  • an enthusiasm for advancing our understanding of the marine environment
  • experience of working on scientific research vessels.
  • Skills : Essential :

    Essential :

  • strong and independent problem solving abilities and task prioritisation
  • able to make appropriate decisions and consider impact of decisions at all levels
  • able to work both independently and as part of a small team
  • an effective team player able to build and sustain productive working relationships with staff within the organisation and the wider UK and international community
  • broad IT skills
  • confident and articulate written and oral communication skills at all levels, fluent and influential as appropriate for the audience
  • able to prioritise work and manage time effectively and complete agreed objectives within agreed standards and deadlines.
  • Behaviours : Essential :

    Essential :

  • self-motivated, pro-active and innovative, contributes beyond own immediate area to wider needs and priorities
  • enthusiasm and the flexibility to learn new skills
  • demonstrate a commitment, adaptability and flexibility to work in a changing environment.
  • Desirable :

  • proactive in an environment of change.
  • Other requirements : Essential :

    Essential :

  • holder of a valid passport and discharge book
  • ability to work away from home for extended periods
  • ability to live and work under arduous seagoing conditions and extremes of climate
  • ability to successfully apply for a US Visa (ESTA) or C1 / D Visa, where required
  • there may be a requirement to assist with specific marine related activities or projects by working in the offices of NMF Sea Systems.
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