Chef Manager - Part Time

Reference
53842
Closing date
17/10/2019
Region
East Anglia
Town
Exning
Salary
£9.44 per hour

Chef Manager – Part Time

Exning Court, Exning

£9.44 per hour (rising to £9.94 after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance)

30 hours per week – to include alternate weekends

We have an exciting opportunity for a Chef Manager with strong leadership skills and a creative flair to manage the delivery of a high quality catering service that meets the high expectations and varied dietary requirements of our tenants. Situated in the rural village of Exning, our in-house restaurant is open to residents seven days a week for lunch, as well as offering an afternoon tea delivery service.

Read more about Exning Court here

The role of Chef Manager will include:

  • Managing the day to day running of a busy kitchen as well as managing an Assistant Chef and a team of catering General Assistants
  • Designing, planning, and preparing a varied set of menus that cater for individual needs, including special diets and the preferences of each tenant
  • Managing all stock and wastage levels, ensuring that the kitchen remains at a professional standard whilst operating within commercial requirements and budget
  • Overseeing all documentation, including auditing, HACCP, Health & Safety

Skills and experiences:

  • Proven experience as a Chef within a similar environment
  • A catering qualification such as City and Guilds 706 1/2 (or equivalent) is desirable
  • Previous experience of staff management and of leading teams within a busy kitchen
  • Friendly and approachable with the ability to interact with our residents, visitors, and colleagues

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 employer contributions from Sanctuary
  • 28 days annual leave (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 Scheme
  • A wide range of learning and development opportunities
  • The full time equivalent for this role is 37.5 hours per week

Read the full job profile here

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