Chef Manager

Zoek Pin Shifnal, Shropshire, England

Permanent (Full time)

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Location: Shifnal (Springwood - ShireLiving scheme)

Hours of Work: hours per week

Salary: £19,246 per annum

The Organisation:

The Wrekin Housing Group's partnership between The Wrekin Housing Group and Choices Housing Association enables a focus on meeting and exceeding the needs and expectations of a wide range of customers.

We are at the forefront of making a difference to people's lives. As a socially minded business, we provide 13,000 homes for affordable and social rent across Telford & Wrekin, Shropshire, and Staffordshire. We have ambitious plans to grow up to 16,000 homes by 2025 and we are also an innovative and well recognised provider of care.

Alongside our growth plans we are embarking on a fundamental transformation programme to modernise how we interact with our customers, engage communities and support partners. Everyone matters at Wrekin so we are investing in our people and the systems they use, all to improve quality and choice across the organisation.

We want individuals who inspire positive change, communicate clearly and enable our people to support each other and grow together so we deliver for our customers, right across our socially minded business.


ShireLiving offers the perfect lifestyle choice for over 55s looking to embrace retirement and plan for a hassle-free, comfortable and secure future. Working as part of the Shireliving team you have daily opportunities to make a difference to people's lives.

Exclusively designed to make life following retirement easy, enjoyable and safe, our apartments and bungalows offer all the security and comfort our residents could want together with stylish facilities, stunning shared spaces and organised activity calendars.

Our customers have a wide variety of needs, some are very independent and just need the reassurance of knowing that someone is there when they need them or company with likeminded individuals, some customers have long term health conditions and therefore need our help, carer and support to enable them to live independently at home.

Our friendly team of staff are on hand day or night and deliver a tailored range of quality care and support services offering peace and mind and security. We expect all staff to deliver an exceptional standard of customer service, promote and facilitate healthy, socially active lifestyles and independence and to nurture a welcoming, inclusive and vibrant community in which our tenants can thrive.

The Role:

We are looking to recruit enthusiastic individuals who can manage and deliver the catering service in line with required budgets, regulations and procedures. You will also be required to manage a small team to plan menus, order supplies, cook and serve traditional homemade quality nutritious food for our customers.

Our aim is to provide a range of services on-site that match the needs of residents. These services include catering facilities, which cover the following:

Breakfast and lunch service in our attractive, on-site cafes - open to residents, their friends and families, and the local community
Individual catering packages for tenants, with room service where required
Event catering for social activitiesSuccessful candidates will be required to undertake a DBS Check

What you will need:

You will require excellent presentation skills and a passion for producing quality food. If you hold a current level 2 food hygiene certificate, can manage and work well as part of a team then this could be a fantastic opportunity for you. Ideally the successful candidate will also hold or be willing to work towards an NVQ Level 3 in catering (or equivalent.)

You will be working in a demanding and fast-paced environment, so you must be a conscientious, empathetic and hard-working individual who is willing to go the extra mile to deliver exceptional service.

Given the environment you will be working in, you must be able to demonstrate effective communication, strong team working, organisational, interpersonal skills and maintaining high levels of confidentiality at all times.

You will be expected to promote a positive, friendly and understanding attitude towards our customers, suppliers and colleagues in order to achieve consistency with the high levels of performance, efficiency and quality that is expected of our Employees.


In return we offer you an interesting, challenging and rewarding opportunity to join a supportive organisation.

Closing Date: 22nd July 2021

Interview Date: 2nd August 2021

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