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Reference

PRI87941

Location

Orchid Lawns, Ampthill Road, Steppingley, Bedfordshire, MK45 1AB

Priory Group Division

Adult Care

Salary

£12.00 per hour

Hours

bank hours

Vacancy Type

Bank

Job Advert Role Description

Priory Adult Care have an opportunity for an experienced, forward thinking Chef to join us on weekends at Orchid Lawns in Steppingley, Bedfordshire. 

This is a bank role to work weekends - shifts are 7.00am – 14.30pm

Orchid Lawns is a 24 bedded care home designed for older people with dementia. The home provides a specialist dementia nursing service, working in partnership with Central Bedfordshire PCT and Local Authorities. Situated in Steppingley, Bedfordshire the home offers a supportive environment with en-suite bedrooms and comfortable lounge areas. Our dedicated team ensure we meet the resident’s individual care and social needs.

As a Chef it will be your responsibility to plan, prepare and present high quality food and hospitality for our residents. Working to the highest of standards, ensuring dietary requirements of all the residents are met. You will:

  • Assist the Home Manager with menu creation, ensuring a nutritious, varied menu is available
  • Ensure all food preparation meets the requirements of COSHH, Food safety and health & safety regulations
  • Manage food budgets and stocks, checking deliveries as required and placing them in the appropriate storage areas.
  • Ensuring the highest standards of cleanliness and hygiene are maintained in all areas of the kitchen
  • Overall kitchen staff management, training, recruiting and rotas.
  • The hours will be worked between Monday to Saturday on a rota basis with other team members.

We are looking for a confident individual with a creative flare, someone who has relevant experience in a similar sized kitchen and qualifications in food hygiene, prep and cookery. This challenging role promises good onward progression the successful applicant; you will need to have the ability to think on your feet, a passion for food and the service you provide.

What we’ll give you:

  • A rewarding job, full of variety and opportunities for career development
  • Brilliant, ongoing training to help you achieve more
  • Support of an experienced and friendly team of colleagues
  • A range of salary sacrifice benefits, cashback rewards, pension options and much more!
  • Access to our Career Pathways, which will help shape your career with us – you can work towards goals and milestones that will take your career in whichever direction you wish

Division DBS info

Disclosure

All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland, and the cost of this will be covered by Priory. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Job Description

Chef.pdf

Closing Date

29/02/2024