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We are passionate about providing inclusive and vibrant places for people to live, where residents can enjoy a happy and fulfilling retirement. We are proud of our caring and enthusiastic staff who help make our passion a reality.

Our staff are our most important asset, so we provide our people with support, comprehensive training, excellent benefits and plenty of career development opportunities – this is recognised by our achievement in being awarded the highly coveted, Gold Investors in People award.

Just like the people we support every day, we understand that everyone is different and we celebrate that individuality. We encourage staff to think creatively to deliver quality services, inspiring workplaces and happy homes.

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Catering Manager

  • Middleton House, Cheltenham

  •  37.5 hours per week

  • £11.00 per hour

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We are a registered charity and an organisation with a strong social purpose. We are part of Sanctuary Group, one of the country’s leading housing and care providers. As part of a large organisation we can offer stability, comprehensive training, excellent leadership and innovative working practices.

At Sanctuary Retirement Living we value our staff and know they are our best asset. We reward staff through generous holiday allowance, competitive pay and pension scheme and awards programmes. We also offer real opportunities for promotion and development and will support you in gaining recognised qualifications and experience to develop your career.

Every day is different with us and you’ll find Sanctuary Retirement Living offers more than just a job. It’s an experience, a commitment and an opportunity to change lives.

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Click the Apply Now button below to read more about our roles on the Sanctuary Group careers website. Here you can view all vacancies with Sanctuary Retirement Living and create an account to apply.

You’ll need to set up a personal profile by providing some personal information and uploading your CV. Your personal account will allow you to log-in at any time, update your details, apply for jobs and register for job alerts. After submitting your application, the recruiting manager will review applicants and update their status - you can view the status and progress of your applications at anytime by logging in to your account, but recruiting managers will also contact you via phone or email if you have been shortlisted for an interview.

Your profile also allows Sanctuary’s Recruitment team to find and contact you should a relevant job become available.

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If you have any questions about a vacancy you’ve seen advertised on our website or social media pages, call the service and ask to speak to the manager.

You can also contact Recruitment by emailing: SSL.Recruitment@sanctuary-housing.co.uk

We regularly attend recruitment events across England, where you can speak to our teams and find out more about working with us. To see if we’re attending a recruitment event near you, view our upcoming Sanctuary Group careers events.

If you have any questions or feedback on your interview experience, please email SSL.Recruitment@sanctuary-housing.co.uk

Recruitment FAQs

We have lots of training available and have a dedicated in-house Learning and Development team. All new starters will receive a thorough induction and complete all necessary training, and there is opportunity to progress your career with additional training.

We aim to offer a start date as soon as possible following successful interview. We do need to complete mandatory documents including a criminal convictions and reference check and you will need to provide various documents, but the process should be straightforward.

After we receive all the documentation from you which was outlined on your conditional offer letter, including policy compliant references and a criminal convictions check, your hiring manager will agree a start date with you. Your contract will then be issued along with a formal offer of employment before your start date.

If you are unable to provide a reference from any employers, we will need two professional character references (e.g. from Teachers, Doctors, Nurses, etc.).

A professional character referee is someone you know outside of work who is giving a personal recommendation for you regarding your character and abilities. There is a long list of suitable character referees such as Accountants, Nurses, Paramedics, Doctors etc. This professional character reference will help us in case we are not able to obtain all your employment references from the last three years.

We need three documents – one should show your current address and one should show your date of birth. We need any evidence of name changes where applicable. Some examples include an in-date passport, an in-date Biometric Residence Permit, an in-date driving licence (provisional or full), bank statement printed in branch (not online) dated within the last three months, P45/P60 dated within the last twelve months, a utility bill dated within the last three months (but not a mobile telephone bill).

If your question is specific to the service then you can contact the service directly. If your question is recruitment based then please email the resourcing team on SSL.Recruitment@sanctuary-housing.co.uk.

We update our adverts on a regular basis, if you cannot find an advert for the service you want to work at then we are not currently advertising for that role. You can visit our website and sign up to receive job alerts where you will be advised of all roles that are live within your area.

Job alerts allow you to set your job preferences, including job title and location. Then, when we post an advert for a role meeting your criteria, you will receive an email notification letting you know.

To register for job alerts, you will need to create an account on our careers website and click yes to receiving notifications about new job postings. After you have created your profile, you will receive further instructions on how to set up for more job alerts.

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