Chef (Maternity Cover)

  • Job Reference: 00072990-1
  • Date Posted: 11 May 2022
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
  • Salary: £19,768
  • Sector: Construction, Trades & Services
  • Job Type: Contract

Job Description

Are you a Chef looking for the perfect work/life balance? If so, this might be for you.

Join our team at Chadwick Lodge as Chef on Fixed Term Contract for 12 months where you will be preparing and cooking lunch and dinner for staff and service users without being under heavy pressure and stress. You will also provide guidance and training to your peers.

The shift will be 4 days out of 7 including every other weekend, which will be 37.5 hours per week.

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.

Your responsibilities:

Maintaining good food storage procedures and stock rotation according to established procedures
Preparing and cooking meals to a consistently high standard
Serving service users, staff and visitors with food and beverage in a professional and courteous services manner
Preparing and producing foods for conferences and banquetsTo be successful in this role, you'll need:

GCSE or equivalent English
City & Guilds 706/1 and 2 (or equivalent) Basic Food Preparation Cooking
Basic Food Hygiene (Intermediate desirable)
Supervising qualification or working towards
Experience preparing and producing quality food to a high standard
Knowledge of menu planning and costingWhat you will get

Annual Salary of £19,768.00 (pro-rata) + Benefits
Free meals and parking
Wellbeing support and activities
Mandatory training
Flexible Working About your next employer

You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 70 services across England and Wales, providing four services including: Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is an opportunity for you to grow and move with Elysium.

We encourage and support vaccination uptake as this remains the best line of defence against COVID-19. As such, you will need to have had your Covid Vaccine to be eligible for this position.

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