Head Chef - Care Home

Company:  Barchester Healthcare
Location: Rayleigh
Closing Date: 16/05/2024
Salary: £33,224 Per Annum
Hours: Full Time
Type: Permanent
Job Requirements / Description

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?

Pinetree Care Home in Rayleigh, is a brand new purpose-built care home that will open its doors in Winter 2024. Our care team will offer excellent 24-hour residential care in a warm and friendly environment. Alongside long-term care, we will also offer short-term breaks for respite and intermediate care.

Working as a Head Chef at Barchester, you will have the chance to deliver hotel/restaurant standards without the split shifts and long weeks. Chefs have full autonomy in creating nutritious, flavoursome and well balanced menus whilst liaise with residents to tailor the 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 and high standards.

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 equivalentExperience in leading, motivating and inspiring a teamA 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 DOMenu development- tailor menus around residents and to ensure we deliver person centred hospitality Work 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 To lead, motivate, inspire and develop a teamRecruitment and retention

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

Terms & conditions apply

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.

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