Head Chef

£10.77 hourly
  • ExtraCare Charitable Trust
  • Kettering, UK
  • 05 Oct, 2020
Part time Catering & Hospitality

Job Description

  •  Kettering, Northamptonshire
  •  Permanent
  •  £10.77 to £10.77

Would you like an improved work/life balance, lead a small catering team and where you can use your creativity and innovative ideas to develop menus, then we would like to hear from you. 

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Head Chef to join us at our modern Sunley Court Retirement Scheme, based in Kettering, NN15 7RJ. You will provide an excellent quality dining experience for residents aged 55 years and above and in return will receive a competitive salary of £10.77 per hour (£9,546 pro rata FTE), 17 hours per week.

We offer an excellent benefits package which includes;

  • Pension
  • Buy/sell annual leave
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • BUPA and Health Sure cash plan
  • 33 days holiday, including bank holidays (pro rata)

Here at Sunley Court we offer our residents access to outstanding retirement facilities, promoting independent living, care (if needed) and lifestyle opportunities that truly do create ‘better lives for older people’. We are committed to offering fulfilling and worthwhile careers to all our staff – enabling you to deliver the quality of service we promise.

What will you do as our Head Chef?

  • Be responsible for providing homemade traditional meals and more creative menus
  • Creating menus for events and themed evenings
  • Offer residents an excellent choice of meals which provide good nutritional value
  • Assist with other kitchen duties and ensure HACCP is followed
  • Ensure the menus are prepared within budget.
  • Work with Fitness Instructors and Wellbeing advisor to create menus for special dietary needs
  • Be committed to provide the highest standards of hygiene at all times

Our ideal Head Chef will:

  • Have experience of working in a similar environment and have commercial experience.
  • Be qualified to QFC / NVQ Level 2 or equivalent.
  • Have previous experience of budgeting
  • Possess high kitchen standards
  • Have a presence at front of house.  

Don’t miss out! Click ‘apply’ now to make an invaluable impact to the lives of others as our Head Chef.

ExtraCare is committed to making our recruitment practices as fair and inclusive as possible for all. This includes making adjustments or changes to support candidates throughout the recruitment process

ExtraCare reserve the right to close this advertisement early should the position become oversubscribed.