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2018-03-15 Care Homes Job Title: Chef

Job Setting: Care Home / Nursing Home

Job Role: Cook / Chef

Date Posted: 13 Feb 2018

Job Location: Newcastle upon Tyne , Tyne & Wear


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Salary: £9.05 9.05 per hour EQUIVALENT TO 21,117

Hours: Full Time

Contact Name: Sue Oxley


Mariposa Care are looking to recruit enthusiastic, highly motivated Head Chef to join our team at Sovereign Lodge, Newcastle upon Tyne. This is a full time permanent role.

This role combines care and friendship to both residents and their families in order for them to retain their dignity and individuality.

Hours – 45 hours per week


  • 20 Days Holiday
  • Refer a Friend Incentive
  • Membership of Perkbox

What the role involves:

To prepare and provide residents with nutritious meals throughout the day. To attend to specific dietary requirements and create an attractive menu. To work in line with hygiene regulations and manage kitchen assistants. To act in accordance with the policies and procedures of the home. To act as a role model for other kitchen staff.

To succeed in this role, you will need:

· NVQ 2 Catering and Hospitality or other relevant qualification or equivalent experience

· To have provided catering in a commercial or residential setting

· Planned menus

· Controlled stock

· Carried out monitoring checks

· Have knowledge around the importance of portion control

· Safe working practices Strong communication skills

· Strong organisational skill

· Ability to prioritise workload

· Professional and well mannered

· Support kitchen assistants

· Available to work flexibly to meet the needs of the business, which may include days, evenings, nights, weekends, Bank Holidays and provide cover/attend to emergencies outside of normal working hours

· Work well as a team and build good working relationships

· Be a kind and caring person towards resident


  • NVQ LEVEL 2 OR 3

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