Deputy Chef Manager - Canterbury House, Hadleigh

Ipswich, Suffolk
12 Sep 2017
10 Oct 2017
Job Function
Assistant Chef
Contract Type
Full Time

An exciting opportunity has become available for a Deputy Chef Manager to join the team at Canterbury House, Ipswich.


Contract Type: Permanent

Contracted Hours: 40 hours per week


Reporting into the Chef Manager, responsibilities will include:

Deputising for the Chef Manager, managing every aspect of catering within the location and delivering a quality catering service.

Supervising the catering assistants on shift.

Maintaining compliance with food safety and health & safety procedures.

To minimise waste when preparing meals and use equipment correctly.


Required knowledge & experience:

Intermediate or level 3 food hygiene certificate with Cater craft or similar award.

Health & safety legislation including control of substances harmful to health (COSHH) and food safety standards.

Proven chef and people management experience.

Basic knowledge of dietary requirements relating to older people.

Safe use of kitchen equipment including knives.


Required skills:

Able to negotiate, influence, organize time and prioritise activities.

Able to work in a pressured environment and produce meals based on implemented menus.

Flexible, innovative and able to work as part of a team and individually.


Generous benefits including pension scheme, optional 25% discounted private health cover, Life Assurance, discounted retail and child care vouchers and the ability to buy and sell annual leave entitlement.


Recruitment Agencies please note that we do not recognise speculative CVs, should you submit a speculative CV we will assume the candidate as our own.


Location: Canterbury House, Gallows Hill, Hadleigh, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP7 6JQ


Application closing date may change if we receive high volume of applications