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Head Chef

Job Location

Gloucester, UK

Type of Job

Full Time

Pay Rate


Reference Numer


Published Date

7 July 2023 at 10:30:00

About the job

This stunning care home is currently looking for an Experienced HEAD CHEF to join there experienced and high-end care home they have a wonderful CQC rating of good in all areas and are looking for an experienced care home chef to join their kitchen team.
Job Details:
Position – Head chef
Pay Rate – £35,500.00 per hour
Contracted Hours – 40 hours per week Permanent contract

• Paid, Break’s
• Free onsite parking
• 5.6 weeks annual leave allowance
• Free uniform
• Ongoing training and development and personal development.
Working as a Chef with the Catering Team, you will assist with the preparation; cooking and serving of high quality food and beverages to their residents, the home has a maximum of 70 residents. Across 2 care homes (Next door to one another)
As a Chef, you should be an excellent team player, with the ability to work on your own initiative and under pressure in a diverse and busy environment.
Have a fantastic induction programme and excellent training opportunities, with a focus on supporting staff to build long-term careers with the company.
Full Job Description for this chef role is as follows:
Main Tasks for a Head Chef:
• Draw up varied menus which incorporate choice, are balanced and which are suitable to special diets, such as low fat, diabetic or those because of religious beliefs.
• Ensure that seasonal fresh fruit and vegetables are used whenever possible.
• Cater for special occasions within the home.
• Control stocks and purchases thereby allocating the quantity of materials
• Keep the purchase of materials within allocated budgets
• Prepare, cook and serve meals. Clear and wash up with the assistance of other staff.
• Ensure that all staff observe the kitchen hygiene and safety rules.
• Ensure that all kitchen staff clean the kitchen after use and at the end of each shift leave the kitchen in a clean and hygienic state.
• Ensure that fridge / freezer and food temperatures are tested and recorded daily
• Ensure that all kitchen staff operate within the requirements of current legislation.
• Maintain the kitchen equipment as specified by respective manufacturers
• Supervise and help train junior or inexperienced staff in catering duties.
• Attend discussions/meetings/trainings organized by the home and/or Head Office
If you are interested in this role as a ‘Chef’, please do not hesitate to apply. However, if you would like to discuss your application or the role in more detail, please feel free to give me, Matt Rose, a call on (0118 3094222) and use job reference number MR - 89314

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