Chef - Care Home - Work/Life Balance
About the role
48 hrs per week with alternative weekends hours between 7.30 am and 17.30 pm.
For you, that will mean managing the kitchen team to cook and serve nutritious, healthy meals that our residents will love. You’ll provide great choice, considering cultural preferences and special dietary requirements. Managing the kitchen supplies, you will also be responsible for checking and maintaining kitchen equipment. You will complete all necessary paperwork such as COSHH, HACPP, whilst adhering to company policies and procedures Occasionally, you will help cater for ad hoc special events. These may include 100th birthday celebrations, summer BBQ’s and Christmas parties. And, whether you’re managing the food stock, working out how to make the most of your budget or liaising with central support teams on nutrition standards compliance, you’ll always have resident well-being in mind above anything else..
We’re looking for someone with an S/NVQ2 in Catering & Hospitality or Professional Cookery, a minimum Level 2 Food Hygiene Certificate and an understanding of Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points. Beyond that, it’s all about your brilliant, positive energy and natural ability to get along with people. You’ll be organised to meet service times, thrive on autonomy to plan and prioritise and have a knack for following recipes perfectly. You will be passionate about food and understand the importance of good quality, home cooking to our residents. And, whenever you communicate with a resident or co-worker, you’ll be truly considerate and kind.
Well, after all, it’s just in your nature.