Assistant Chef - Residential Care Home

Zoek Pin Bournemouth, England

£9.90 per hour

Unspecified (Full time)

Posted 32 days ago

We have an exciting opportunity for a part time Assistant Chef to join the team at Wickmeads, our residential care home, located a stones’ throw from the idyllic Tuckton Gardens and River Stour, Christchurch, Dorset.

36 hours per week – to (some weekend working)

As a not-for-profit charity, we focus on the reward and recognition of all our people. Benefits include:

Competitive pay rate of £ per hour
Enhanced Bank Holiday pay rates
Blue Light Shopping Discount Card
Free DBS check and Uniform
Staff Loyalty Bonus
Reward and recognition schemes
Employee Assistance Programme
Outstanding training, qualification and career advancement opportunities
£500 ‘Refer a Friend’ bonus scheme

Key duties for Assistant Chefs include:

Preparing and cooking nutritious and varied meals to the standards set out in the Care South catering policy.
Supervising and supporting our kitchen staff in their day to day work.
Assisting the Head Chef in planning meals and consulting with residents and care staff to ensure that individual dietary needs and preferences are met.
Preparing and cooking meals for the meals on wheel’s service as appropriate.
Deputising for the Head Chef when necessary: assuming responsibility for ordering, checking in and controlling supplies.

Our focus is our residents, clients and our people.

About you:

Experience in a similar role in a restaurant, care home or other relevant environment.
Used to delivering exceptional quality food in high volumes.
Experience of the management of a small kitchen team would be desirable.
Good understanding of health and safety and other current relevant legislation.
Holder of, or prepared to undertake, NVQ Level 2 in Food Production.


As a not-for-profit charity, our HEART values are key to us providing outstanding care. For more information about us, our values and benefits, please visit our website: care-######

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