Assistant Chef

Closing date
West Midlands
£8.70 per hour

Assistant Chef

Noble House, Worcester

£8.70 per hour (rising to £9.16 after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance) Subject to April 2020 Pay Review

37.5 hours per week, including weekends

We are seeking an enthusiastic and committed Assistant Chef to assist with meal preparation within our Taste restaurant at Noble House. Located in Sanctuary Grove, a purpose-built community on the outskirts of Worcester, our in-house restaurant is open to residents and members of the public from 8am – 6pm, 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. This is a rewarding opportunity to come and work within an established and experienced team

Read more about Noble House 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:

  • Previous experience of working in a catering environment is essential
  • Level 2 Diploma in Catering and Hospitality or knowledge at an equivalent level
  • Qualified in 706 City and Guilds, or willing to work towards
  • A valid Basic Food Hygiene Certificate
  • Proven knowledge of Health and Safety procedures
  • Friendly and approachable attitude 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)
  • 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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