We have an opportunity in a luxury care home for a Head Chef. The home is in Ilford in East London, and maintained to a high standard. As Head Chef you will be responsible for leading the catering team to provide enticing, top-quality, varied and nutritious meals for the residents . You will ensure that residents find mealtimes an enjoyable part of the day and seek their involvement in preparing and developing menus.
As Head Chef you will be responsible for preparing all meals within the home, paying consideration to special dietary requirements and individual requests. You will need to develop a positive relationship with the residents, visitors and staff team. You will need to maintain a clean, risk free kitchen and ensure that all staff are supervised appropriately.
The ideal Head Chef will have an excellent knowledge of food hygiene and preparation as well as a positive attitude and desire to deliver the best possible service to residents. It is also necessary to have experience leading and supervising a team either as a Head Chef or Sous/Assistant Chef. Experience working in a care home, hotel, school or college would be helpful.
As Head Chef you will receive a salary of 31,000 a generous holiday allowance as well as very good training and development.
In the first instance, please send your CV to Geri Walker.
Oakley Professional Recruitment are a consultancy and this is just one of a number of vacancies we have in the health and social care sector. The successful applicant will need to undergo full safeguarding and referencing checks.