Head Chefs, Silksworth, Sunderland
GBP12.00 per hour
These are fantastic new full time and part-time roles that have been created at our clients latest development in Silksworth which is due to open in November 2017. It is a brand new 75 apartment Independent Housing and Care service and the successful candidates will play a key role in setting up the catering kitchen and developing menus for our residents.
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.
Effectively lead, motivate and support the kitchen staff team and ensure all kitchen staff are clear about their duties and responsibilities.
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 Housing and Care Manager and assist 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 have experience of cooking and baking for a large number of older residents or working within a similar environment. You will need a formal catering qualification, and 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 14th July 2017. This post is subject to DBS check.
Please apply online