Executive Chef - C18

Kirkley Manor Nursing Home Lowestoft

Pay

up to £15.00 per hour

Type

Full time Staff who will work on a permanent with 40 hours contract

Posted

27/08/2021

Closes

24/09/2021

Covid-19 Vaccine

All successful candidates will be required to have had or be willing to have the COVID19 vaccination

ABOUT THE ROLE

Location: Kirkley Park Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk (NR33 0LQ)

Hours/Shifts:  Full time - shift pattern to be discussed at interview

Pay Rate: £14.00 to £15.00 per hour (depending on experience)



We are looking for a dedicated, experienced Executive Chef to work at our Nursing Home in Lowestoft, Suffolk.

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

You will:

  • Managing the operation of the kitchen
  •  Managing presentation and service
  •  Promote leadership and mentoring to kitchen staff
  •  Maintain excellent standards of performance
  •  Record management and compliance with quality and safety standards
  •  Assist to maintain excellent health and safety standards within the kitchen

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

Criteria / Person Specification

  • Minimum two years’ experience in a similar role as a Head Chef/Catering Manager with hands-on experience in a care home or hotel setting
  • Possess City & Guilds 706/1 706/2 or equivalent NVQ qualifications
  • Possess intermediate food hygiene certificate
  • Prepare special meals in accordance with residents dietary needs
  • 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
  • Ability to work flexible hours
  • Experience in creative menu planning and working with seasonal produce

Benefits

  • Pension scheme
  • Comprehensive induction and paid training programme with career prospects
  • Enhanced rates for bank holidays
  • Recognition schemes (Employee of the Month and Kingsley Care Awards)
  • Uniform provided
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Costs for an enhanced DBS
  • Rewards for years of service

Location

Cost of Enhanced CBS

Paid Breaks

Recognition Scheme

Induction & Paid Training Programme

Enhanced rates for Bank Holiday

Pension Scheme