£9.00ph with rise to £10 after probation
16 Feb 2018
23 Mar 2018
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time

Job title - Chef

Hours - 40 hours

Pay - £9.00ph with rise to £10 after probation

A rare opportunity has become available at Fernhill house luxury care home. We are looking for an experienced Chef to join the team to help deliver a fresh approach to care home cuisine. You will be responsible for preparation of fresh, nutritionally balanced menus with a small team of kitchen and front of house staff.  You will be a strong cook and be able to deliver a variety of different dishes to a high standard.  Maintain a high standard of hygiene and have a flexible approach. Great work life balance and no split shifts.

You will also be required to

  • To cook to the required standards guided by the Head chef
  • To have full understanding of H.A.C.C.P, to ensure all staff adhere to H.A.C.C.P and all documentation are completed.
  • To consult with residents on a regular basis to ensure that their needs and choices are being met.
  • To prepare special diets for residents as directed by the nursing staff.
  • To maintain agreed cleaning and deep cleaning schedules for the kitchen.
  • To co-operate with requests from the Home Manager and residents wherever possible.

Skills & Experience

  • Significant and relevant high cover kitchen experience in similar environment.
  • Ability to cater for specific dietary needs.
  • Efficient ordering and record keeping.
  • Stock control.
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbally.
  • Strong organisational and planning skills.
  • Self motivated, flexible and enthusiastic.
  • Works collaboratively with others sharing ideas and information at all times.
  • Has the ability to delegate effectively.

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