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Head Chef 32RF

Home Name Queen Charlotte Nursing Home
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    up to £27,000 per annum
  • Job Location:

    Weymouth, Dorset


 Head Chef - Queen Charlotte Weymouth -  Salary up to £27,000 per annum (working 40 hours per week)

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 Head Chef to work at our Nursing Home in Weymouth.

The Head Chef position is offering 40 hours per week, working 7.30am-6.30pm shift pattern, at a pay rate up to £13.00 per hour (subject to experience)

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

Key Duties and Responsibilities
- 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

Criteria / Person Specification

About You:

  • Minimum two years’ experience in a similar role as a Head Chef/Catering Manager with hands-on experience
  • 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


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: 08/10/2019


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