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2018-04-13 Care Homes Job Title: Chef

Job Setting: Care Home / Nursing Home

Job Role: Cook / Chef

Date Posted: 14 Mar 2018

Job Location: Preston , Lancashire

Salary: Negotiable

Hours: Full Time

Contact Name: Amanda Senior

Job Reference: Chef -


Quality Care Homes for the Elderly

‘We make it personal’

Chef, Full Time

Withy Grove Care Home

Hours - Full Time

Location - Preston, PR5 6RE

We offer first class care for the elderly on a permanent or respite basis, delivered by highly trained professionals in lovely comfortable surroundings.

Our philosophy is simple; we want everyone to enjoy life to the full. We never forget that all our residents are individuals and we treat them with dignity, privacy and respect while offering freedom of choice and championing independence. We are ensuring every day is a fulfilling and enjoyable experience.

You will play an essential part in supporting the well-being and quality of life of each individual in your care.

We are looking for exceptional individuals with the right attitude, skills and knowledge who share our passion to deliver the best quality care experience. We have fantastic opportunity for a Full time Chef working days.

Withy Grove House is a specialist nursing and dementia care facility in Preston.

A respite service is also on offer to local home care staff, all of whom experience a welcoming atmosphere from friendly and professional Carers.

Job purpose: To take responsibility for, organising and controlling the efficient and economic production of quality food within the allowed budget, whilst maintaining high standards of cleanliness and hygiene in line with Environment Health Office regulations

S kills, Knowledge & Qualifications

R equired:

  • City & Guilds 706 – 1 & 2, or equivalent qualification (achieved or working towards)

  • Team player

  • Satisfactory Police Check and check against the PoVA list

  • Basic Food Hygiene Certificate

  • Good communication skills

  • Ability to work on own initiative

D esired:

  • Intermediate Food Hygiene Certificate

  • Previous management or supervisory experienced

  • Experience of food preparation for the relevant Service User group

Here are some of the can benefits we can offer:

  • Enhanced pay for Bank Holidays

  • Opportunity for progression within the company

  • Continuous support to maintain the training you need to deliver excellence

  • On-going support from a motivated and committed Head Office and Regional Teams

  • Refer a friend scheme

If you think you have the right skills and attitude to deliver the best quality of care within our homes, then please apply.

We look forward to hearing from you.

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