Head Chef – Wanstead, East LondonLocation: Chestnut Manor Care Home, 63 Cambridge Park, Wanstead, London, E11 2PRSalary: £35,000 - £37,000 per annum.
Dependent on expereince and qualificationsHours: 40 hours per weekShifts: 7:00am to 3:30pm, shifts across Monday to Sunday, working 5 days over 7Job type: Permanent Come and make a difference with the team at Westgate Healthcare! #CareWithUsAtWestgateWe are looking for a compassionate and caring Head Chef to join our family at Chestnut Manor Care Home.
We are looking for individuals who share our values, have an interest in helping others, a can-do attitude and who will treat the people we support with care, compassion and respect.
If you want to make a difference to the lives of our elderly residents, apply today.What's in it for you?
Competitive pay rates plus enhanced pay on bank holidays5.6 weeks’ annual leave (pro rata for part-time)Workplace pension schemeComprehensive induction and named buddy to help you settle inFree training and developmentSupport in achieving additional qualifications, including nationally recognised qualificationsWork in a friendly team with experienced staff‘Refer a Friend’ scheme where you can earn points and financial rewards via the Care Friends appAccess to the Blue Light Card which provides various discounts from hundreds of nationwide high street and online storesOpportunities, support and encouragement for career progressionLoyalty and long-service awardsFree uniformWellbeing 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 stageAbout the role:
Prepare hot and cold meals for residents according to their needs and preferencesAssist with planning seasonal menusEnsure compliance with the Health & Safety Policy and regulationsCarry out checks in the kitchen as required to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements, for example recording fridge temperaturesMaintain a clean and hygienic environment, including washing and clearing up equipmentReport 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 HygieneKnowledge of nutritional needs of older peopleHealth and Safety and regulatory requirementsA positive and flexible attitude towards work and the ability to work well in a team
We reserve the right to close this vacancy once we receive suitable applications, therefore, an early submission is encouraged. Due to a high volume of applications, if you do not hear from us within 5 working days, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful.Westgate Healthcare is an equal opportunities employer, and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.WGHROB