Chef Manager

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2018-04-11 Care Homes Job Title: Chef Manager

Job Setting: Care Home / Nursing Home

Job Role: Cook / Chef

Date Posted: 12 Mar 2018

Job Location: Axbridge , Somerset

Salary: Negotiable excellent benefits

Hours: Full Time

Contact Name: Alice Taylor-Manton

Job Reference: SHO0073


Chef Manager - Bupa Care Homes

Shockerwick House Residential and Nursing Home, Shockerwick, Bath, Somerset

Up to £15.00per hour + excellent benefits

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced Chef to join our amazing team at our beautiful Shockerwick House Care Home.

As Chef Manager you will be responsible for the day to day running of the kitchen within the Home, and producing delicious and nutritious meals for our residents.

About the role

  • We are looking for someone who is passionate about providing high quality dishes that are fresh and appetising. By getting to know our residents, you will create a varied and nutritional menu that will satisfy all dietary needs and preferences.
  • Your responsibilities will also extend to recruitment, training and management of kitchen staff, as well as the prepping, cooking and serving of food.
  • At Shockerwick House we also hold a variety of events, so on occasion; you will manage the catering for special events or seasonal activities, such as summer fetes, Christmas parties and 100th birthdays!
  • Other responsibilities include: mandatory paperwork including, adhering to COSHH and HACCP guidelines, company policies and procedures, budgets, managing orders and deliveries.

Who we're looking for

With experience in a fresh food kitchen and relevant food hygiene certificates, you will appreciate the importance of good quality home cooking to our residents.

Creative, innovative and passionate about food, you will share and listen to ideas to ensure our residents enjoy the best possible menus.

What's in it for you?

Bupa Care Homes values its people, so you can expect a competitive pay rate and benefits that include:

  • Sociable hours that offer a better work / life balance than other kitchen roles
  • Smile Everyday - a health and wellbeing package available to all permanent employees giving access to 24/7 health lines along with online wellbeing tools
  • A competitive starting salary with the opportunity to increase this through training and development.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Interest free travel ticket loans
  • Bupa Cash Plan discounts
  • We cover the cost of your DBS Check (£44)
  • Pension and life assurance scheme available
  • Comprehensive induction and on-going training and development
  • Competitive staff benefits such as weekly offers and discounts
  • 20 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Hot meal provided
  • Uniform provided

About the Home

The elegant Shockerwick House retains many of its original features, with large rooms and high ceilings providing secure living spaces for our residents. This stunning conversion of an 18th Century home is set in acres of breath-taking rural countryside. It is expertly designed to encourage activity and social interaction amongst residents in a warm, reassuring environment.

Who we are

Bupa Care Homes provides expert nursing, dementia, residential and specialist care to almost 9,000 people in over 140 UK homes. Our purpose is to help people live longer, healthier, happier lives.

Passionate about making lives better, every decision we make is because we care. It's why we inspire and support our staff to put our residents' wellbeing at the heart of everything they do.

Choose a career in care

Bupa is committed to an environment which will attract, retain and motivate its people. Bupa aims to ensure that every applicant to, or employee of is assessed for employment, promotion and development solely on the basis of personal merit and qualifications, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age.

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