Second Chef – Care Home

June 20, 2024
£15 - £15

Job Description

30 hours a week. Are you a qualified Chef looking to work with fresh seasonal food, with the opportunity to have more of a work life balance and make what you do matter?

Working as a Second Chef at Barchester, you will have the chance to deliver hotel/restaurant standards without the split shifts and long weeks. You will assist the Head Chef in creating nutritious, flavoursome and well balanced menus whilst working with residents to tailor menus around them. We are proud to deliver person centred hospitality across all our services and look for warm, motivated and passionate chefs who are driven by quality.

Here at Barchester, we work with an open, honest, supportive approach, where quality of care is at the heart of everything we do. As sector leading healthcare experts, we are proud to have the highest quality ratings across our 224 homes and hospitals across the UK.

Barchester have proudly been awarded a two-star outstanding rating by Best Companies, ranked 11th in the top 20 Best Health & Social Care Companies to work for and 14th in the Top 25 Best Big Companies to Work For in the UK.

NEED TO HAVEA personable and warm approach with a genuine interest in the wellbeing of residents Hold City & Guilds/NVQ/SVQ or equivalentA good understanding of nutrition Experience of working with fresh seasonal foodThe ability to create a warm and welcoming environment within our homeConfidence engaging with residents to create appetising and nutritious menus Good understanding of HACCP

NEED TO DOManage the kitchen in the Head Chef’s absence Assist Head Chef in menu developmentWork with fresh produce to deliver high quality and wholesome dishes cooked at the highest quality and standardsCreate a warm, efficient and fun environment Work within budgetComplete regular auditsManage stock control

REWARDS PACKAGERewarding Excellence bonus, meaning you will be financially rewarded by up to £500 for a Good or Outstanding CQC inspectionUnlimited access to our generous refer a friend scheme, earning up to £500 per referralAccess to a wide range of retail and leisure discounts at big brands and supermarketsFree access to medical specialists, who are available for a second opinion if you need it to make a decision with confidenceConfidential and free access to counselling and legal servicesTax code review service, where we will check that you are on the right code and paying the right level of taxOption to join our monthly staff lottery alongside thousands of colleagues across the UK

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If you are a passionate Chef who is keen to be part of a company that is driven by quality and who love to celebre life, Barchester is the place to be.