Head Chef 40hrs Competitive Pay Contract Catering

Contract Catering Head Chef - 40 hours per week

£26k Per Year

40hrs Per Week

5 Days Out of 7

We are a well established care organization that provides a safe and homely environment where the unique needs of individuals are recognized and skilled staff is available. To ensure this they offer training and development for all staff to ensure that service standards are achieved.
To operate the catering department so as to ensure that within the terms of the catering policy and budget, efficient and economical use is made of its resources. Ensuring that the quality of food and service is of a high standard and to maintain accurate and legible records. Ensure that the department operates within the statutory requirements and policies and procedures of the home.

  • To plan and implement a six weekly menu cycle taking into account the needs and personal preferences of the residents.
  • To plan, organise and control the operation of the kitchen to ensure that the food quality and service are to the agreed standard for the Home.
  • Ensure that the catering budget for the home remains within budget by overseeing the order of all foodstuffs, check and record the amounts, prices, condition of supplies and deliveries.To avoid un-necessary wastage and deterioration of foodstuffs.
  • To ensure that statutory requirements in respect of Food Hygiene, COSHH and Health and Safety are strenuously adhered to.
  • Carry out administration as necessary, including roster and annual leave planning to ensure adequate cover for the department, and record hours worked by staff.

  • Food/Hygiene certificate and/or City and Guilds 706 - 1&2 or equivalent
  • Ability to plan and prepare meals which are in keeping with special dietary requirements
  • Ability to maintain high levels of hygiene within the workplace
  • Experience of food preparation
  • Ability to cater to various dietary requirements