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Sous Chef - Full time

Employer
Majesticare
Location
Fernhill Heath, Worcester
Salary
£11.20p/h + excellent employee discounts and benefits
Closing date
19 Nov 2021

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Sector
Foodservice
Salary Band
£20,000 - £24,999
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Job function
Kitchen
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The opportunity 🧡
We are currently looking for a talented Sous Chef to support our Head Chef in our brilliant catering team at our Worcester care home, Fernhill House.

Winner of the NACC Regional Finals and recently awarded 2nd place in the National NACC* Care Chef of the Year 2021 awards, Head Chef, Matt has created an exceptional dining experience for all.

Who you are 🧡
Whether you’re new to care or have years of experience, you understand the importance of creating a nutritious & personal dining experience to enrich the lives of your residents.
You know how a meal can stimulate a wonderful memory, how dining together creates friendship and the feeling of family. It's what you are so passionate about.

The day to day 🧡

  • Responsible for preparing locally sourced, nutritional seasonal menus.
  • Supporting our Clinical teams to develop menus that cater to residents’ individual dietary needs and preferences.
  • Working alongside the Head Chef to maintain good stock control including liaising with suppliers/management to ensure correct stock levels.
  • Ensure each communal area is always well stocked with the correct refreshments and snacks.
  • With strong organisational skills, you will work within company policies, procedures and budgets.
  • You will also ensure that all relevant Health & Safety guidelines such as COSHH and HACCP are strictly followed.
  • You will lead be passionate to deliver consistently high standards & an exceptional resident dining experience.
  • As part of the role, you may be required to work some weekends.
  • In line with mandatory Government vaccination guidelines, we require you to be double vaccinated with an approved Covid-19 Vaccine by 11.11.21 to be able to work in a care home.

Your experience & qualifications 🧡

  • Previous experience in a catering environment (Essential)
  • NVQ Level 3 in Catering (Essential)
  • An interest in menu planning to cater to specific & prescribed dietary needs (incl modified textures & therapeutic diets) (Beneficial)
  • Experience in working within food margins, stock ordering & control.
  • A talented communicator, someone who will build great relationships with their team, the wider Majesticare family & external stakeholder, residents and their families.
  • In line with mandatory Government vaccination guidelines, we require you to be double vaccinated with an approved Covid-19 Vaccine by 11.11.21 to be able to work in a care home.

Why join our team 🧡

  • £11.20 p/h Day Shifts
  • A full induction & excellent career development.
  • Access to literally 1000’s of high-street, leisure & retail discounts & savings through our STAR hub!
  • 28 days Annual leave including BH
  • Paid breaks
  • Majesticare Wellbeing Hub advice to support improving financial, mental & physical well-being.
  • Employee referral program (Care Friends)– offering up to £2000 per employee referral!
  • Rewards & recognition company culture
  • Annual STAR awards night – nominated & recognised by the whole Majesticare family.
  • Paid for DBS check & uniforms

*NACC, National Association of Care Catering

Dedicated to creating outstanding homes to live and work.
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