Chef De Partie

  • Bupa
  • Wantage, Oxfordshire, UK
  • 02 May, 2022
Full time

Job Description

Chef De Partie

Richmond Villages

Letcombe Regis, Richmond South Street, Letcombe Regis, Wantage OX12 9RG
Providing more than just retirement living, Richmond Villages offer an aspirational lifestyle to our residents and our first-class accommodation requires a first-class dining experience. We're looking for a Chef De Partie at Richmond Letcombe, to support our Head Chef in delivering a premium level service, delivering modern dishes with a traditional influence.
Working hours and salary
£10.35ph Plus Excellent Benefits
Should you be successfully hired in to this role, we are pleased to be able to offer you a one-off Starter Bonus of £500 as a thank you for deciding to join Bupa Care Services. The Starter Bonus will be paid to you in the next available pay run once you have completed four weeks' service and will be subject to deductions for tax and NI. Ts &Cs Apply.
Flexible working opportunities: 'Just let us know what hours you would like, and we'll work with you to endeavour to create shift patterns that work for you around the needs of our residents'.

**Sociable hours**
What your typical day involves
  • Catering to residents across the Village which comprises of the care home, catering for serviced suites, villagers who have booked a meal in the Restaurant/Spa or for meals to be taken across to their apartments or for other specific events
  • Prepare and cook food in accordance with food hygiene regulations
  • Be aware of residents, villagers and Wellness Spa clients' dietary needs - responding to their comments and requests in respect of the menu
  • Be involved in the preparation and serving of the meals on the hotplate, as required
  • Ensuring that all food is used within the prescribed period, with particular attention paid to perishable (high risk) goods
  • Ensuring a welcoming, safe and compliant environment for our residents to dine in
  • Helping to maintain a clean and hygienic working area.
Who we're looking for
Passionate about food, you'll have experience working in a professional kitchen, ideally catering for customers with special dietary requirements. An understanding of health and safety procedures, ideally with an NVQ or equivalent City & Guilds and CIEH Level 2 Food Safety Award or Equivalent. Open to new ideas, you'll have an innovative yet organised approach to cooking, always adhering to high standards and remaining calm during a busy service. You'll enjoy working with others, working together to create and deliver an excellent dining experience at each meal.
What we'll offer you in return
  • Free hot meal provided per shift
  • Access to our spa facilities including gym classes and the swimming pool
  • potential to provide transport to and from work based on individual circumstances and subject to an assessment
  • Comprehensive induction, on-going training and development, access to internal apprenticeship schemes
  • Your DBS Check (£44) paid for
  • Access to Wagestream - an app-based service that offers you the choice to be in control of when you access your earnings*
  • NEST workplace pension, life assurance & bereavement support
  • 28 days annual leave (inclusive of statutory bank holidays)
  • Paid breaks
  • Refer a friend bonus scheme
  • Uniform provided
  • Health & wellbeing tools; including Be Me App, Healthy Minds, Gym Pass & discounted health assessments
  • Shopping Discounts (via Xexec)
  • Free flu vaccine
*Only available to permanent employees where HealthRoster is used.
Who we are
Situated just 2 miles from the picturesque market town of Wantage and close to the beautiful University City of Oxford, Richmond Letcombe Regis is easily accessible from the M4 motorway.

The small Oxfordshire village of Letcombe Regis c1086 is nestled at the foot of the Berkshire Downs and close to Lambourn, often referred to as 'The Valley of the Racehorse' and famous as the second largest centre of racehorse training in England.

For over 20 years Richmond have been at the forefront of luxury retirement living. We're proud that we attract the best people and even prouder of how long they stay with us. Having won numerous awards for architecture, landscaping and care, we are now the benchmark for retirement villages in the UK. A totally fresh concept in retirement living, we ensure our residents retain as much independence and choice as possible while helping retain their 'zest for life'.

Richmond Villages is part of Bupa. Bupa is committed to ensuring that every applicant is accessed for employment, promotion and development solely based on personal merit and qualifications, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age.
Here you'll be welcomed. We champion diversity and we understand the importance of our people representing the communities and customers we serve. You'll find an inclusive environment where you can be yourself and where everyone is driven by the same purpose - helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives and making a better world.
Please note that we are unable to offer Skilled Worker Visa Sponsorship for this role. Therefore, you must ensure that you are eligible to work in the UK without our sponsorship in order for your application to be considered.