Heron Lodge Nursing Home, Wroxham, Norfolk
- £13 per hour
- Closing date:
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.
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
Your uniform will be provided – this is another cost that we think it’s essential that we cover for you.
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.
Situated in the Broads capital of Wroxham, Heron Lodge offers an idyllic leafy setting for nursing, residential and dementia care. Residents love the homely, beautifully decorated interior and secluded garden. Handily close to the tourism magnet of Hoveton!
163 Norwich Road, Wroxham, Norwich NR12 8RZ
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