Cook / Chef

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2018-01-03 Care Homes Job Title: Cook / Chef

Job Setting: Care Home / Nursing Home

Job Role: Cook / Chef

Date Posted: 04 Dec 2017

Job Location: New Milton , Hampshire

Salary: £8.00 to £10.00 per hour

Hours: Full Time

Contact Name: jennifer salter

Job Reference: Cook Grey Gables

Description

We are a family run care home with 23 beds in the New Milton area and we are looking for a cook/chef for 3 days a week to inc every other weekend. 

Hours will be from 8am to 6pm and you will be expected to help with cover when head chef is on holiday

To assist the Head Chef in ordering and procuring fresh food and other foodstuff supplies from Preferred Suppliers.

To monitor stock control and to inform the Head Chef of any discrepancies. To ensure proper stock rotation of foodstuffs to minimise wastage, and to dispose of promptly any foodstuff found to be past it's "sell-by" dates for any reason.

To prepare nutritional food and beverages to a high standard, as directed by the Head Chef, and promptly in accordance with agreed meal times.

To prepare special diet meals as needed, and as directed by the Head Chef.

To ensure timely and efficient cleaning of all dishes and cooking utensils.

To maintain a high standard of hygiene and cleanliness in the kitchen and food storage areas at all times, in accordance with the appropriate Food Hygiene Regulations.

To implement safe working procedures and practices in accordance with Health & Safety legislation.

To ensure safe operation and maintenance, as needed, of all kitchen equipment. To report to the Head Chef any item of equipment found to be faulty or deemed unsafe.

To assist in the monitoring and recording of refrigerator, chiller and freezer temperatures in accordance with Environmental Health requirements.

To assist the Head Chef in the resolution of any complaints concerning the catering service.

To undertake other duties, as may be necessary from time-to-time.

Skills/Qualifications:

  • Previous experience of cooking in a care home similar environment

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