Care Home Chef

Job Location

Midhurst GU29, UK

Type of Job

Full Time

Pay Rate

Up to £15 PH

Reference Numer

Phil King

Published Date

18 February 2022, 15:30:00

About the job

Care Home Cook/Chef needed in Midhurst

Immediate start available, £12.50-15.00 per hour

Ref No. PK49914

Are you an enthusiastic Chef who is tired of working the strenuous and traditional unsocial hours within a kitchen? We are seeking an experienced, caring and dedicated Cook / Chef to join our catering team in delivering high quality, fresh, home cooked meals for our residents working 8am-6pm shifts.

Key details:

This is a full time, permanent Chef position paying an initial £12.50 per hour weekdays and £15.00 per hour at weekends. The shifts are 8am-6pm on a 30 or 40 hours per week contract (3 or 4 days per week) and alternate weekends, rotating with another Cook. You wont need to order or do menu planning but are welcome to contribute if preferred.

The position is working in an intimate 20 bedded Residential Care Home that is a part of a small, family-run care company that likes to look after and support their staff. Candidates will ideally have a valid Food Hygiene Certificate, previous experience of working in a Care Home, School or similar environment would be advantageous but is not essential. A good understanding of Health and Safety and COSHH guidelines is required. Qualifications within Catering/Hospitality/Professional Cookery would be looked upon favourably but are not essential.

Responsibilities include providing the residents with satisfying yet healthy food which is freshly prepared each day, working to create inspiring mealtimes for residents at the home. You will cater to all preferences and dietary requirements using locally sources fresh produce where possible. You will also be responsible for food stock levels and to keep the Kitchen clean and tidy whilst operating to the relevant statutory guidelines and principles

Care Home Chef Main Duties:

Responsibility for the catering services within the Home

Cook using fresh ingredients made from scratch

Prepare weekly food rotas and menus, paying particular attention to any special dietary requirements

Undertake supervision of other kitchen staff

Have a full understanding of Health & Safety as well as Food Hygiene issues, COSHH, and working within the guidelines relating to cross infection

What we can offer in return

Competitive rates of pay

28 days holiday including Bank holidays

Contributory Pension Scheme

Ongoing training and development

Excellent support and a fun-loving, dedicated team

For more information on the Care Home Cook role please call Phil King on 0118 309 4222.