Chef Manager

Job Title: Chef Manager Add to My Job Folder

Job Setting: Care Home / Nursing Home

Job Role: Cook / Chef

Date Posted: 03 Sep 2019

Salary: £8.21 to £11.10 Bupa Benefits

Hours: Full Time

Job Reference: ALL00B6

Job Location: Abbots Langley , Hertfordshire

Chef Manager - Bupa Care Homes

Allington Court Care Home, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL2 3TN

From £8.21 to £11.10ph DOE + excellent benefits



About the role

  • By getting to know our residents, you will create a varied and nutritional menu that will satisfy all dietary needs and preferences
  • As well as being responsible for recruitment, training and management of kitchen staff, your duties will also extend to the prepping, cooking and serving of food
  • You will be accountable for managing all mandatory paperwork including: adhering to COSHH and HACCP guidelines, company policies and procedures, budgets, managing orders and deliveries
  • On occasion, you will manage the catering for special events or seasonal activities, such as summer fetes, Christmas parties and 100th birthdays.

Who we're looking for

With experience in a fresh food kitchen and relevant food hygiene certificate, 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
  • Hot meal provided
  • Uniform provided


About the Home

Allington Court is an attractive care home that's not only surrounded by stunning countryside but also close to town.

Daily activities include cooking, arts and crafts, quizzes and reminiscence therapy. We also run a series of special events each month with different and interesting themes depending on the time of year and organise fun trips out into the local community.

Allington Court Care Home has a CQC rating of Good and offers Convalescence, Day Care, Dementia Nursing, Huntington's, Palliative and Parkinson's.



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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