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Chef (BL81S)

Home Name Buckingham Lodge
  • Working Hours:

  • Job Type:

    Part time
  • Salary:

    up to £14.00 per hour
  • Job Location:

    Watton, Thetford



Buckingham Lodge Nursing Home 

up to £14.00 per hour


Kingsley Healthcare is a family owned national care home operator rated as one of the top 20 large groups by We are one of the fastest growing healthcare companies in the sector.


We are looking for a dedicated, experienced Chef to work at our Nursing Home in Carbrooke, Watton, Norfolk.


The Chef position is offering 22 hours per week, weekdays and weekends, at a pay rate up to £14.00 per hour (subject to experience)

Shifts: 7.30am-5pm (flexibility around the times)


We are looking for an experienced and talented chef with plenty of flair and enthusiasm to take on this new and exciting position. You must be a team player who will inspire and motivate your team.


 Key Duties and Responsibilities

- Be able to cook and serve nutritious, healthy meals that our residents will love.

- Provide great choice, considering cultural preferences and special dietary requirements. Managing the kitchen supplies,

- Responsible for checking and maintaining kitchen equipment.

- Complete all necessary paperwork such as COSHH, HACPP, whilst adhering to company policies and procedures

- Help cater for ad hoc special events. These may include 100th birthday celebrations, summer BBQ's and Christmas parties.

Criteria / Person Specification

About You:

  • Minimum two years’ of chef experience within a hotel setting
  • Experience of high standard cooking and working with seasonal produce
  • Possess City & Guilds 706/1 706/2 or equivalent NVQ qualifications
  • Possess intermediate food hygiene certificate
  • Possess knowledge of nutrition and therapeutic diets
  • Show drive, ambition and an ability to motivate and nurture talent within the team.
  • Possess effective written and verbal communication skills
  • You will be required to have had or be willing to have the COVID19 vaccination for this position.


What we offer:

- Excellent rates of pay

- Enhanced rates for bank holidays

- Paid breaks

- Uniform provided
- Costs for an enhanced DBS

An Enhanced DBS is required for this position along with two suitable references from previous/current employers


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Job Deadline: 23/04/2021


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