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Chef

Decoy Farm Learning Disability Care Home, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

Pay:
£11.50 per hour
Type:
Permanent
Shift:
Days
Closing date:
21/02/2024

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About the company

Family-owned Kingsley Healthcare is a UK top 20 ranked care home group (carehome.co.uk) employing 2,000-plus staff and supporting 1,400 residents.

We have a sector-leading 4.7 Glassdoor rating and are proud to be a Real Living Wage employer. Furthermore, we are proud to have been ranked Number 1 in the UK for work wellbeing in recruiter Indeed’s Better Work Awards 2023. A true testament to Kingsley’s caring ethos.

About the role

As a Chef, you will be responsible for the planning and provision of daily nutritious meals for all our residents while ensuring the food you purchase is fresh and within budget. In addition, you will ensure all health and safety and environmental standards are achieved and maintained. You must be a team player who will inspire and motivate your team.

Reports to: Home Manager

 

This role could be for you if you have;

  • Experience in a similar role as a Chef.
  • Knowledge of nutrition and therapeutic diets.
  • Drive, ambition and an ability to motivate and nurture talent within the team.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience in creative menu planning and working with seasonal produce.

 

Qualifications for the role

  • Food Hygiene Certified – Level 2 – willing to work towards Intermediate Food Hygiene qualifications.
  • First Aid Certified.
  • NVQ Level 2/3 in Food Preparation/Catering.

 

What will you get from the role?

You will have the satisfaction of working with, and being supported by, an enthusiastic and caring team that puts people at the heart of the business. We know the happiness of our staff improves the service we give our residents. You will have plenty of opportunities to learn and develop your skills, and we have the procedures and processes to help you at every step.

Benefits

  • Comprehensive induction and training programme.

  • Opportunities for career development and progression.

  • Employee Assistance Programme

  • Blue Light Card Scheme. We’ll reimburse the enrolment fee of this fantastic scheme that offers discounts on holidays, days out and over 15,000 national brands.

  • We’ll pay for your full DBS disclosure

  • Enhanced rates of pay for bank holidays 

  • Paid breaks – we think it’s essential that all staff can take breaks without fear of losing money, so we pay for you to have a break during working hours.

Some of the accreditations and awards we’re really proud of:

  • We are a Living Wage Employer
  • Regulated by Care Quality Commission
  • chuk 2023 v3
  • Enabling Research in Care Homes
  • Pinders Healthcare Design Awards 2019 Winner
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