Chef Manager

Reference
68668
Closing date
30/03/2020
Region
South East
Town
Barnet
Salary
£10.39 per hour

Chef Manager

Goodwin Court, East Barnet EN4

£10.39 per hour (rising to £10.94 after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance) Subject to April 2020 Pay Review

37.5 hours per week

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 residents within our Taste restaurant at Goodwin Court, which is set opposite the picturesque Oakhill Park in East Barnet.

Our restaurant is open to residents and members of the public from 12pm – 1.30pm for lunch, seven days a week. You will have an active input on nutritious and healthy menu choices, whilst ensuring the dietary requirements of our residents are met. This is a rewarding opportunity to come and work within an established and experienced team.

Read more about Goodwin 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 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
  • 25 days annual leave, rising to 30 days after 5 years (plus public holidays)
  • 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

We are proud to support the Department of Health and Social Care’s #everydayisdifferent campaign to encourage more people to apply to work in adult social care. If you’re considering a caring career, we have many rewarding roles at Sanctuary Retirement Living. For more information on the campaign click here

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