CV Catering experience of 22 years in the Royal Air Force
Catering experience of 22 years in the Royal Air Force
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88820 Last Updated:
Thursday, January 29, 2009
Location (Residence): East Keal, United Kingdom Citizenship:United Kingdom
English United Kingdom Other:
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Authorized to work in: UK (in particular) Present Location: England, Lincolnshire Relocation: UK (in particular)
1. Summary (Cover Letter) - CV/Resume Part 1 [Mandatory]
Dear Sir or Madam,
I am writing to you with reference to the possibility of seeking employment within your company.
I am presently employed in the Royal Air Force and am due to leave in July 2009; it has been an ambition of mine to work offshore and I would now like to take this opportunity to fulfil this. I feel with all the experiences I have gained within the Air Force would be beneficial for working offshore and I would like to take this opportunity to work in such an environment.
I would also like to take this opportunity to state that I am willing to diversify should the appropriate position become available.
I have attached my Curriculum Vitae for your perusal and should you require any further information please do not hesitate to contact.
Thank you in anticipation for your consideration with my application.
2. Work Experience - CV/Resume Part 2 [Mandatory]
H M Forces - Team Leader/InstructorMay 2000 to present
Ø Carried out a tour with the Prime Minister Tony Blair at his country residence The Chequers on a VVIP basis, ensuring all his and his families needs were catered for, organising official events and guaranteeing confidentiality at all times
Ø Planned, organised and administered all personnel aspects for a team of 10, Royal VVIP, VIP and high profile visits to Senior Manager and Managers Mess
Ø Deputised for Manager and prioritised on a 24/7 basis in accommodation, bar, catering (Static and External) front of house staff, dealing with 6-600 customers
Ø Assessed personnel on promotion courses, produced syllabuses for training programmes
Ø Trained and tested personnel on six monthly catering/functional skills standards
H M Forces - Team Member December 1987 - April 2000
Ø Developed the knowledge needed to work to high standards within the catering industry. Maintained an understanding of all aspects of Health and Safety and COSHH
Ø Worked well and to a high standard either on my own or as a team member
Ø Senior and Manager Messes, also as an Air Steward on long haul and Royal VVIP Aircraft
3. Education & Training - CV/Resume Part 3 [Mandatory]
Education and Vocational Qualifications
Educated to CSE standard in 7 subjects including English and Mathematics.
City and Guilds within the Catering Industry
Ø Basic Offshore Safety Induction and Emergency Training with EBS (OPITO APPROVED)
Ø Basic Sea Survival Course (BSSC)
Ø Advanced Fire Fighting Skills
Ø First Aid at Work (HSE APPROVED)
Ø Manual Handling Instructor (IOSH)
Ø Risk Assessor (IOSH)
Ø Managing Safety (IOSH)
Ø Advanced Food Handling and Hygiene Certificate
Ø Air Steward Instructor
Ø Aircrew Survival Training
Ø Hypoxia Training at 25,000ft
Ø Proven ability to relate and communicate with people of all nationalities and backgrounds
Ø Adaptable and flexible approach to work yet still maintaining the ability to perform consistently in a varied environment and under pressure
Ø Adept at ensuring day-to-day efficient running of large multinational contracts.
Ø Excellent organisational skills
Ø The ability to effectively prioritise tasks and manage multi-skilled teams
Ø Accustomed to using experience and common sense when problem solving and decision-making.
6. Additional Information - CV/Resume Part 6 [Optional]
A dedicated and professional catering specialist with strong communication and organisational skills developed over 22 years in the Royal Air Force. Accustomed to working in a high profile and pressurised environment. Calm and responsive when under pressure.