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Chef - Chestnut Manor Care Home – Westgate Healthcare

£16 – £17 per hour 30 hours per week (7.5 hours a day)

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Location: 63 Cambridge Park, Wanstead, London, E11 2PR

What's in it for you?

  • Competitive pay rates plus enhanced pay on bank holidays
  • 5.6 weeks’ annual leave (pro rata for part-time)
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Comprehensive induction and named buddy to help you settle in
  • Free training and development
  • Support in achieving additional qualifications, including nationally recognised qualifications
  • Work in a friendly team with experienced staff
  • ‘Refer a Friend’ scheme where you can earn points and financial rewards via the Care Friends app
  • Access to the Blue Light Card which provides various discounts from hundreds of nationwide high street and online stores
  • Opportunities, support and encouragement for career progression
  • Loyalty and long-service awards
  • Wellbeing initiatives and team recognition rewards
*Please note, some of the above benefits depend on your position in the company. Further information can be given at interview stage.

About the role:
  • Prepare hot and cold meals for residents according to their needs and preferences
  • Assist with planning seasonal menus
  • Ensure compliance with the Health & Safety Policy and regulations
  • Carry out checks in the kitchen as required to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements, for example recording fridge temperatures
  • Maintain a clean and hygienic environment, including washing and clearing up equipment
  • Report all accidents and incidents to the Person-in-Charge of the home

  • The right to live and work in the UK
  • Previous experience in a similar role and setting (i.e. a care home or a school)
  • Certificate Level II in Food Safety and Hygiene
  • Knowledge of nutritional needs of older people
  • Health and Safety and regulatory requirements
  • A positive and flexible attitude towards work and the ability to work well in a team

Posted on 22nd April 2024

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