We are looking for a dedicated, experienced Chef to work at our Yaxley House Residential Home in Yaxley, Eye, Suffolk.
The Chef position is part time, 32 hours per week, at a pay rate up to £9.20 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 Chef.
Key Duties and Responsibilities
- Managing the operation of the kitchen, including food production, staff management and supplies
- Managing presentation and service - Promote leadership and mentoring to kitchen staff - Maintain excellent standards of performance - Managing record management and compliance with quality and safety standards - Assist to maintain excellent health and safety standards within the kitchen.
Criteria / Person Specification
The ideal candidate for this position will have:
Minimum two years’ experience in a similar role as a Cook with hands-on experience
Possess City & Guilds 706/1 706/2 or equivalent NVQ qualifications
Possess intermediate food hygiene certificate
Possess knowledge of nutrition and therapeutic diets
Supervisor and management experience
Possess effective written and verbal communication skills
Ability to work flexible hours
Experience in creative menu writing
Ability to train kitchen staff in all areas
We provide a variety of competitive benefits, including: - 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