Head chef, Fleet, 5/7days,Rate: £20k

Recruiter
Simple Recruitment Services Limited
Location
Artington
Salary
£20,000 - £24,999
Posted
18 Jan 2019
Closes
24 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Simple Recruitment services Limited, are currently recruiting for Head chef in Fleet, to run a residential home kitchen with about 40 residents. With support from a great team.

Job Title: Head Chef

Location: Fleet, Hampshire

Salary: £20,000

Hours of work: 37.5 per week, 5/7 days including some weekends and bank holidays

Are you looking for a new exciting challenge in a fast-growing organisation?

We are looking for a chef for an assisted living home, preferably with previous care home experience. As well as great food skills, you must also possess:

  • Knowledge of special diets
  • Ability to manage a small team in the managers absence
  • Basic food hygiene and health and safety qualifications as a minimum
  • City & Guilds 1 & 2 or NVQ 3 or equivalent experience
  • Comply with the company and legislative health and safety and food safety requirements
  • Complete company book work, stock take and records as necessary
  • A "can do" attitude
  • Flexibility in working hours
  • Above all, you must demonstrate patience, empathy and consideration towards the residents

Job Details:

  • 37.5 hours per week, 5 days out of 7
  • Some weekends and bank holidays
  • Up to 33 days holiday
  • Cooking a delicious lunch from scratch for up to 80 residents
  • Menu planning
  • Ordering
  • Communicating with the care team and residents as required
  • Assisting with weekly stock take
  • Planning and carrying out regular theme events.
  • Coaching team members

Our ideal candidate will possess:

  • Knowledge of special diets

  • Basic IT skills as a minimum

  • Previous care home experience would be an advantage

  • Basic food hygiene and health and safety qualifications as a minimum

  • A "can do" attitude

  • Flexibility in working hours and days, to provide cover in the Chef Managers absence.

  • Above all, you must demonstrate empathy and consideration towards the residents.

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