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2018-02-11 Care Homes Job Title: Chef

Job Setting: Care Home / Nursing Home

Job Role: Cook / Chef

Date Posted: 12 Jan 2018

Job Location: Pinner , London

Salary: £9.50 to £11.00 per hour

Hours: Part Time

Contact Name: Tina Flack

Job Reference: Chef


Chef required 2 -3 days per week to work within a 45 bedded Care Home.

Will include every other weekend.

Could develop into a full-time position as the home fills.

Please refer to job spec below;

Job Summary

You’re a capable, experienced chef with a City & Guilds 705 qualification (or the equivalent). You’re a caring person who knows the vital role mealtimes play in the lives of frail, older people. Ideally, you’ve already got some experience catering for older people in a care home or similar setting. You’re well-organised and a good team player. You’re happy working closely with colleagues to make sure individual dietary needs are met. You want to be a valued member of a friendly, close-knit team – keen to progress in your career as a chef and do your bit to improve the nutrition of older people.

Your role

  • Prepare and cook all food items within as per the resident`s needs and as per the Head Chef`s specifications.
  • Assist in developing dish specifications.
  • Contribute to working within agreed budgets.
  • Assist in the training of staff in preparation of food.
  • Assist with organising food stocks and ordering in a timely fashion.
  • Control wastage.
  • Report poor performance through company procedures.
  • Communicate effectively with all team members.
  • Contribute to daily food administration.
  • Deliver high standards of Hygiene.
  • Assist in developing rotas and records.
  • Implement Health and Safety requirements.
  • Contribute to stock taking as required.


This job description outlines the main duties and responsibilities of the post; it is not intended to be an exhaustive list. From time to time the post holder may be asked to carry out additional reasonable tasks as appropriate to the needs of the business. As such this role definition will be subject to revision as required


  • • Catering Diploma (City & Guilds/BTEC) • Food Hygiene Certificates

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