Assistant Chef - Part Time

Recruiter
Sanctuary Group
Location
Leicester
Salary
9.45 GBP Hourly
Posted
21 Oct 2021
Closes
26 Oct 2021
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Assistant Chef - Part Time

Skelton Court, Leicester

GBP9.45 per hour (rising to GBP9.74 after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance)

14 hours per week - shifts are 10am to 5pm

We are seeking an Assistant Chef to make a real difference to the lives of our residents. Located in a quiet, residential area on the outskirts of Leicester, Skelton Court is a residential care home. We provide expert care and support for 15 adults aged 18 or over, who have a range of learning disabilities and complex or high needs, including dementia.

Strong interpersonal skills and a friendly, open manner is essential for success in this role. If you want to make a positive impact to people's lives, this is a rewarding opportunity to come and work within an established and experienced team.

Read more about Skelton Court here

The role of Assistant Chef will include:

Assisting with the planning and creation of nutritionally balanced meals for our clients
Promoting and monitoring food hygiene and safety standards
Maintaining current risk assessments and cleaning the kitchen to a high standard
Ability to work alone, in absence of Chef Manager
Ordering stock and receiving deliveries for the service
Facilitating cook and eat sessions with our clients
Monthly stock takes, and a basic knowledge of HCAPP
A willing to learn about modified diets, food allergies and health related meal planning

Skills and experiences:

Level 2 Diploma in Catering and Hospitality, or knowledge at an equivalent level
Previous experience of working in a catering environment is required
A valid Basic Food Hygiene Certificate is essential
Proven knowledge of health and safety procedures and operation of catering equipment is essential
Friendly and approachable attitude with the ability to interact with our residents, visitors and colleagues

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

Read the full job profile here

Closing Date: 11 November 2021

To carry out this role in line with the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2021 you will be required to be fully vaccinated against Covid 19 by 11th November 2021, unless you are medically exempt. You will be required to provide evidence of vaccination or exemption as part of the recruitment process.

We reserve the right depending on application numbers to close or extend the closing dates for positions; we would therefore recommend an early application.

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

Building Equality and Diversity

Sanctuary Group encourages and welcomes applications from people from diverse backgrounds to support our commitment to offering an inclusive environment for our employees and customers.
We work closely with the Home Office in order to prevent illegal working.
An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be necessary in the event of a successful application which we will pay for.
Sanctuary Supported Living is a trading name of Sanctuary Housing Association and Sanctuary Home Care Limited, both exempt charities.

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