Assistant Chef

£9.00 hourly
  • Caring Homes
  • Oak Manor Nursing Home, Shipdham Rd, Dereham Road, Scarning, Dereham, Norfolk NR19 2PG, UK
  • 27 Aug, 2021
Permanent

Job Description

Assistant Chef - Dereham, NR19

30 hours per week - £9.00

Caring Homes is delighted to announce our home Oak Manor located in Dereham, is looking for a passionate Assistant Chef to join the team. 

Are you looking for a new, exciting and rewarding job with excellent working hours and seeking a work/life balance?  If so, this is an excellent opportunity to come and join us. The role will be working 4 days a week with alternate weekends - no late night shifts!

We pride ourselves in consistently providing top class restaurant quality food for our residents, using the finest fresh, local and seasonal ingredients where all our dishes are cooked from scratch. For our Chefs, this means that they are able to bring their passion for fine food to life, whilst enjoying the variety of working with a regularly changing menu and exceeding our client’s expectations.

Experience in a fresh food kitchen will be essential - you must appreciate the importance of providing good quality home cooking to our residents and make sure that you are catering to their dietry needs.  

We are a well-established care organisation that offers excellent training and development for all staff to ensure that service standards are achieved.

Person Specification

  • Food/Hygiene certificate is essential
  • NVQ Level 2 or 3 (or equivalent) would be preferred 
  • Ability to plan and prepare meals which are in keeping with special dietary requirements
  • Ability to maintain high levels of hygiene within the workplace
  • Experience of food preparation
  • Ability to cater to various dietary requirements

What are some of the benefits we can offer you?

  • Voluntary Benefits Package – offering amazing retail discounts at over 8,000 locations nationwide, enabling our staff to make savings of up to £1,500 per year
  • Personalised career path ladders including support with your Care Certificate to ensure fulfilling career development
  • Learning and Development programme with full induction training including buddy system
  • Employee Assistance Programme – Immediate access to a confidential telephone counselling and legal information service which operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year
  • Online Health Portal - All colleagues have access to the online health portal which enables you to make the most of full access to an encyclopaedia of health information
  • Refer a Friend Scheme – earn up to £500 refer-a-nurse and £250 refer-a-friend for care and support workers. 
  • We are a Wagestream employer, this enables you to keep track of your earnings, have instant access to 40% of wages already earned and access guidance to help with financial wellbeing.

To Apply

If you have the skills and experience needed please click ‘APPLY’. For more information please call the recruitment team on 01206 224188 or you can email helen.bloomfield@caringhomes.org

In order to protect both our staff and our residents, unless there are wholly exceptional reasons (which we will consider on an individual basis), it is a requirement that all new employees have a Covid-19 vaccination prior to commencing with Caring Homes Group, and that they continue to receive Covid-19 vaccinations as required and in accordance with public health guidance throughout their employment with us.