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Chef

Reference

PRI31715

Location

Potton House, Potton Road, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, SG18 0EL

Priory Group Division

Adult Care

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£10.00 per hour

Hours

Full Time 40 hours per week

Job Advert Role Description

Priory Adult Care have an opportunity for an experienced, forward thinking chef to join our catering team at Potton House.

Potton House is designed for older people with dementia. The home provides a specialist nursing service for individuals with a diagnosis of mid-late stage dementia, working in conjunction with Central Bedfordshire PCT and Local Authorities. Situated in Biggleswade, Bedfordshire the home offers a supportive environment with en-suite bedrooms and comfortable lounge areas. Our dedicated team ensures we meet the resident’s individual care and social needs

As chef it will be your responsibility to plan, prepare and present high quality food and hospitality for our residents. Working to the highest of standards, ensuring dietary requirements of all the residents are met. You will:

  • Assist the Home Manager with menu creation, ensuring a nutritious, varied menu is available
  • Ensure all food preparation meets the requirements of COSHH, Food safety and health & safety regulations
  • Manage food budgets and stocks, checking deliveries as required and placing them in the appropriate storage areas.
  • Ensuring the highest standards of cleanliness and hygiene are maintained in all areas of the kitchen
  • Overall kitchen staff management, training, recruiting and rotas.

We are looking for a confident individual with a creative flare, someone who has relevant experience in a similar sized kitchen and qualifications in food hygiene, prep and cookery. This challenging role promises good onward progression the successful applicant; you will need to have the, ability to think on your feet, a passion for food and the service you provide.

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Disclosure

All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland, and the cost of this will be covered by Priory Group. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Closing Date

31/10/2019