Chef

Closing date 
27/02/2020
Region 
East Anglia
Town 
Felixstowe
Reference 
63534
Salary 
£9.44 (rising to £9.94

Chef

Montague Road Nursing Home, Felixstowe

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

40 hours per week

We are seeking a Chef to make a real difference to the lives of our residents. Montague Road Nursing Home was rated as ‘Outstanding’ by the CQC in 2019 and was winner of the ‘Excellent Support Services’ category at the 2019 Suffolk Care Awards. Montague Road supports 24 people with mental health needs and/or dementia in a homely environment with personalised care and support. Are you kind, patient and understanding? These are qualities we value and actively look for in our team. If you want to make a real difference in people’s lives, this is a rewarding opportunity to come and work within an established and experienced team.

The role of Chef will include:

  • Designing, planning, and preparing a varied set of menus that cater for individual needs, including special diets and the preferences of each resident
  • 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 and Health and 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 managing a busy kitchen
  • Friendly and approachable with the ability to interact with our residents, visitors, and colleagues
  • Experience in preparing vegetarian and Gujarati Indian dishes is essential due to resident needs

Why work for Sanctuary Supported Living?

We support vulnerable people to live as independently as possible, by building their confidence and skills to realise their potential.

We are a national organisation but we think locally. We support people through supported housing, move-on accommodation, CQC registered services, floating support and telecare services. We specialise in services for young people, homeless families and individuals, people with physical disabilities, learning disabilities, people with mental health needs and older people.

Ready to join Sanctuary Supported Living?

As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary Supported 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
  • At least 25 days paid holiday, rising to a maximum of 30 days after 5 years service (plus 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

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 Supported Living. For more information on the campaign click here

For an insight into what it’s like to work for Sanctuary Supported Living, take a look at our Twitter feed or search #LifeatSanctuary

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