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Executive Chef/ Cogydd Gweithredol

£28,392 per annum
Wales & West Housing

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The Opportunity

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Executive Chef to join our team.

As an Executive Chef you will have outstanding culinary skills and be able to provide high quality and effective service management of catering services by setting an example to all catering staff.

Overseeing the operation of our existing three restaurants in extra care services and leading on the development, mobilisation and effective operation of new restaurants, you will have excellent knowledge of how to run a restaurant and what it needs to be a success, delivering consistently to an outstanding standard.

You will be able to ensure the efficient operation of all catering aspects through analysis of quality and cost of food production to increase the quality of meals and service provided, lead on menu development and creation, ensuring meals deliver what matters to customers to a consistently outstanding standard food hygiene and safety regimes are adhered to and staff are properly and well trained.

A full list of the requirements of the role can be found in the Role Profile.


Castell Ventures is an exciting company where all our team are proud of the difference we make to help people achieve their ambitions. We are privileged to support some of the most amazing people across Wales by giving them tailored, innovative and outstanding care and support, catering and cleaning services, and we pride ourselves on the meaningful relationships we have developed with people and their families.

Castell Ventures is a great place to work. We are a Living Wage employer which means our basic rates of pay are higher than the National Living Wage and have been voted the best not for profit employer in Wales. All our staff are offered the opportunity to join a contributory pension scheme. We also offer good annual leave and additional benefits such as Simply Health.

We firmly believe in having the right people working for us and creating an environment where they love coming to work to make a difference to everyone they meet.

How to Apply

Applying is easy, just complete our online application form and tell us why you suit the role. Remember to demonstrate how you meet each criteria and give good examples of how you have demonstrated these in the past. Applications are being accepted via our online application process only, unless a disability makes this more difficult. If this is the case or you require any more information about the application process please contact the Human Resources Department via email at .

As we are operating in unprecedented times, due to COVID 19, the safety of our staff is paramount. As such, as with the recruitment process, induction will involve a high degree of virtual interaction and strict social distancing will apply.

If you require any more information about this role, please speak to Luke Reeves, Head of Care and Support on 01352 736 332 for an informal chat.

Closing date: Friday 24th July 2020

Interview dates: Monday 3rd and Tuesday 4th August 2020.

Please note the first stage of the assessment will be a practical cooking assessment on the 3rd August, if you are successful following this stage you will be invited back to an interview on 4th August.

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