Assistant Chef - Part Time

Closing date
East Anglia
£8.70 per hour

Assistant Chef – Part Time

Doddington Court, March

£8.70 per hour (rising to £9.16 after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance)

30 hours per week – 5 days a week, including alternate weekends

We are seeking an enthusiastic and committed Assistant Chef to assist with meal preparation within our Taste restaurant at Doddington Court. Set between the quaint villages of Chatteris and Benwick, our Retirement Living service includes an in-house restaurant open to residents and members of the public seven days a week for breakfast, lunch and snacks.You will have an active input on nutritious and healthy menu choices, whilst ensuring the dietary requirements of our residents are met.

Read more about Doddington Court here

The role of Assistant Chef will include:

  • Assisting with the planning and creation of nutritionally balanced meals for our residents
  • Promoting and monitoring food hygiene and safety standards
  • Carrying out risk assessments and cleaning the kitchen to a high standard
  • Assisting with the supervision and development of staff

Skills and experiences:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Catering and Hospitality, or qualification at an equivalent level
  • Qualified or willing to study 706 City and Guilds, is essential
  • Previous experience of working in a catering environment is required
  • A valid basic Food Hygiene Certificate, or the willingness to work towards one, is essential
  • Proven knowledge of Health and Safety procedures
  • Friendly and approachable attitude with the ability to interact with our residents and visitors

Why work for Sanctuary Retirement Living?

Sanctuary Retirement Living services provide comfort, independence and peace of mind. Residents live independently, safe in the knowledge that support is available in their home should they need it. Spacious apartments with on-site communal facilities create an environment where residents can enjoy healthy, active and independent lifestyles in their later years.

Ready to join Sanctuary Retirement Living?

As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary Retirement Living a great place to work, we offer you access to a range of great employee benefits and the opportunity to develop and progress within your career. Benefits include:

  • A pension scheme with contributions from Sanctuary
  • 28 days paid holiday (including public holidays) pro rata
  • Life assurance
  • Family friendly arrangements, including opportunities for flexible working
  • Health and well-being plans
  • A variety of online discounts and rewards from major retailers
  • Tax efficient savings through our Cycle to Work schemes
  • A wide range of learning and development opportunities
  • The full time equivalent for this role is 37.5 hours

Read the full job profile here

For an insight into what it’s like to work for Sanctuary Retirement Living, visit our website, take a look at our Facebook page or search #LifeatSanctuary