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Head Chef in South Hayling at Agincare

Date Posted: 1/3/2019

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Job Description

Job Title: Head Chef

Reference Number: 006166

Area: South Hayling / Region: Hampshire

Basic Salary: upto £13 per hour

Bonus: Referral bonuses available                                       

Job Description

Agincare Homes Holdings has been providing Residential Care since opening its first Care Home in 1986. Since then, our services have grown and we now operate 17 Care Homes, with the Agincare brand becoming known nationally, for the range of services offered.

Our residential care and nursing homes provide a person centred approach for individuals and are able to offer a comfortable and safe environment.

Head Chef required for Gorseway Care Home 

The purpose of the role of Head Chef is to manage the preparation and the delivery of all meals within the Home and to understand the need to promote the philosophy of privacy, dignity, independence, choice, rights and fulfilment for all residents.

To prepare varied menus in association with the manager and feedback from residents, ensuring that any special dietary requirements are catered for.  To ensure that meals are presented and prepared to an excellent standard and quality.  To create and maintain cooking and cleaning regimes for all areas of the kitchen in line with the Health and Safety and Company guidelines to ensure safe working practice within the home.

To understand and keep abreast of Food Standards Agency legislation and best practice guidance and to record statutory food safety records evidencing required food hygiene and infection prevention and control measures.  Ensuring that professional knowledge and competency is maintained through undertaking mandatory training and other training for the role.

Job Requirements

  • 3 plus years’ experience in a similar role
  • NVQ2 in Food Preparation
  • Ability to work flexibly
  • Knowledge of budgetary control
  • Demonstrate ability to be a team player
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety regulations