Head Cook

Care Vacancy Ltd
12.00 - 12.00 GBP Hourly + Minimum GBP12.00 per hour dependent upon experience
07 Apr 2017
21 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Head Cook, Burnham Court, Malmesbury

Both Full and Part Time Opportunities

Minimum GBP12.00 per hour dependent upon experience.

These are fantastic new roles that have been created at our latest development in Malmesbury which is due to open in July 2017. Malmesbury is a brand new, state of the art Independent Living with Care Scheme for older people. Why not contact us today to see how you could be part of our future.

In consultation with residents and staff, you will prepare and cook healthy meals which reflect resident`s preferences. You will ensure a sufficient supply of catering products by developing a system of ordering supplies in a timely manner. This role will require you to be responsible for the daily use of catering equipment and manage the cleaning procedures and schedules for the kitchen, in accordance with Health and Safety standards.

We are looking for a strong leader with excellent communication skills working to build a great team whilst motivating and supporting your staff team and ensuring all kitchen staff are clear about their duties and responsibilities. You will be building a dynamic and innovative commercially viable service offering a varied and nutritionally balanced offering. Developing the service externally in the community and looking to generate revenue.

  • Provide effective and regular supervision sessions for staff within the team and support to identify training needs and assist staff to complete relevant documentation as directed.
  • You would also need to complete staff rotas to ensure the department is staffed to appropriate levels.
  • Monitor staff performance, report any issues to the Operations Manager assisting as required in the interview and selection of potential kitchen staff and ensure the appropriate induction and support of new staff to the kitchen.

You will need up to date Food Hygiene/First Aid certificates. Able to communicate and interact well with people, work as part of a team and empathise with the needs of older people.

Closing date for receipt of applications is April 28th, 2017 and is subject to enhanced DBS check.

Please apply online