Head Chef – Orchid Care Home30-04-21
Hours: Full time
Salary: £27,000 pa
Orchid Care Home is purpose-built, with 84 single ensuite rooms for residents who require nursing care, some have mental health issues such as dementia, and some need end-of-life care. Our residents are supported by our skilled and dedicated teams to have maximum choice and control of their lives in the least restrictive way possible.
To keep our beautiful and friendly home running smoothly, we are looking for an experienced Head Chef to join us, full time. We need caring and compassionate people to help us provide the type of caring environment you’d want your own relatives to have.
Ideally with catering experience in a care home or school, you will already hold a minimum Level 2 Food Hygiene Certificate.
You will understand the importance of nutritious, varied and well-balanced meals, for our residents’ physical and mental well-being. Your excellent communication skills and your ability to work well within a team will ensure you compile suitable menus, along with input from other members of staff and the residents’ own preferences, thereby promoting choice, dignity and respect.
You will ensure a quality food service is provided, and will be responsible for the smooth running of the kitchen, including managing the kitchen supplies, being responsible for checking and maintaining kitchen equipment, along with ensuring compliance with the rules of Health & Safety at Work in relation to the kitchen and kitchen practice.
We invest in our staff in training and development above the national guidelines as we recognise our staff are the key to our success. Recruiting and retaining the right staff is paramount. We do this by valuing their input and empowering them throughout their roles.
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