Chef | Reading

Job Location

Reading, UK

Type of Job

Full Time

Pay Rate

Up to £14PH

Reference Numer

TJ Stone

Published Date

9 November 2021, 09:30:00

About the job

Chef – Reading

£12 - £14 per hour

Permanent – 32 hours a week

Based in Reading, Berkshire located in a beautiful and small care home.

Working as a Chef with the Catering Team, you will assist with the preparation, cooking and serving of high quality food and beverages.

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:

Title: Chef

Location: Reading, Berkshire

Key objectives for a Chef:

To assist the Head Chef in preparation, cooking and serving of food and beverages.
To undertake cooking duties.
To transport and serve meals and beverages to residents.
To undertake general kitchen and dining room duties (e.g. washing up, setting up and clearing away of tables and equipment.)
Main Tasks for a Chef:

To assist the Head Chef in preparing and delivering lunch and tea time meals to residents, that are healthy, appetising and well-presented.
To work with the Head Chef / Cooks as a part of a team, to meet quality assurance standards.
To highlight to the Head Chef or Catering Manager any shortfalls in the service and suggestions as to how to overcome them.
To assist as required with social functions that take place at the Home.
To maintain levels of hygiene in the kitchen and restaurant areas, including food preparation and storage areas, refrigerators, freezers, cooking appliances and other kitchen equipment, to meet the requirements of the Environmental Health Regulations.
General Requirements for a Chef:

To be able and willing to work extra hours to cover holidays and sickness, as and when required.
To attend appropriate training and development sessions as and when required by the Catering Manager.
To attend performance appraisals and supervisions regularly as requested by the Catering Manager, with the aim of continued professional development.
To attend staff meetings when appropriate and to be available for one-to-one sessions as agreed.
To carry out any reasonable duties as requested by the Catering Manager or Head Chef / Chef.
To be aware of Health & Safety responsibilities which fall within the role and the personal Health & Safety responsibilities within the HASAWA 1974.
To ensure that all activities are operated in accordance with Equal Opportunities.
If you’re interested in this role as a ‘Chef’, please don’t hesitate to apply. However, if you would like to discuss your application or the role in more detail, please feel free to give me, TJ Stone, a call on 0118 309 4222 and use job reference number TS38210.