• Job Reference: 00095244-1
  • Date Posted: 4 November 2022
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Ledbury, Herefordshire
  • Salary: £22,308
  • Sector: Catering and Hospitality
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

It's not very often the words 'chef' and 'social life' go together. Well, this time they do. With this job you will work 37.5 hours a week and will not be required to work evenings or weekends - you won't be under heavy pressure and stress.

Join the team at Stanley House where you will be cooking lunch and dinner for staff and service users. You will also be required to provide guidance and training to your peers. It's a calm and pleasurable working environment, where you'll be able to manage your workload and enjoy creating meals. There's a great social aspect to this role where you can interact with people outside the kitchen regularly.

Just imagine… home in time for dinner every night. Two days off a week. And not stressed to the hilt.

Your responsibilities will include:

To ensure that food preparation meets all Food Hygiene standards
Manage all stocks and stores ensuring all food is correctly marked and correct stock rotation systems are in place to comply with Food Hygiene Regulations and Company policies.
To develop and maintain good relationships with the residents, relatives and staff through regular contact giving information, support and advice whenever and as often as required.
To maintain concise records and provide reports as necessary.
To ensure that safe methods of work are used at all times and that no unauthorised person cleans/operates certain specified equipment
To assist and support Head Chef with new menus
In the absence of the Head Chef assist in the updating of the rolling rota.To be successful in this role, you'll need:

GCSE or equivalent English
A comprehensive level of numeracy
City & Guilds 706/1 and 2 (or equivalent) Basic Food Preparation Cooking
Basic Food Hygiene (essential)
Intermediate Food hygiene (desirable)
Good communication skills and the ability to cope under pressure
Experience and knowledge in menu planning and costingWhat you will get

Annual salary of £22,308 + Benefits
The equivalent of 33 days annual leave - plus your birthday off!
Free meals and parking
Wellbeing support and activities
Career development and training
Pension contribution
Life Assurance
Enhanced Maternity PackageThere is also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers and much more.

About your next employer:

You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with over 8,000 employees and a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 90 services across England and Wales covering Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is opportunity for you to grow and move.
Elysium Healthcare is part of Ramsay Health Care with a global network that extends across 10 countries and employs over 86,000 people globally.

The safety of our service users and colleagues is our priority and as such we encourage and support vaccination uptake as this remains the best line of defence against COVID-19.

Elysium Healthcare follows safer recruitment of staff for all appointments. It is a requirement that all staff understand it is each person's individual responsibility and are committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of service users. Candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure