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Sous Chef

Salary: 29,571.07
Location: Thames Ditton
Company: Caring Homes
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Sous Chef - Home of Compassion, Thames Ditton

40hours per week - Salary £29,571.07

Caring Homes is delighted to announce our home, Home of Compassion located in Thames Ditton is looking for an experienced and passionate Chef to join the team.

Are you looking for a new, exciting and rewarding job with excellent working hours and seeking a work/life balance? If so, this is an excellent opportunity to come and join us!

We pride ourselves in consistently providing top class restaurant quality food for our residents, using the finest fresh, local and seasonal ingredients where all our dishes are cooked from scratch. For our Chefs, this means that they are able to bring their passion for fine food to life, whilst enjoying the variety of working with a regularly changing menu and exceeding our client’s expectations.

Experience in a fresh food kitchen will be essential - you must appreciate the importance of providing good quality home cooking to our residents and make sure that you are catering to their dietry needs. The role will be working 4 days a week with alternate weekends, - no late night shifts!

We are a well-established care organisation that offers excellent training and development for all staff to ensure that service standards are achieved.

Person Specification

Food Hygiene certificate is essential
NVQ Level 2 or 3 (or equivalent) would be preferred
Ability to plan and prepare meals which are in keeping with special dietary requirements
Ability to maintain high levels of hygiene within the workplace
Experience of food preparation
Ability to cater to various dietary requirements

What are some of the benefits we can offer you?

Great rates of pay – we regularly review regional and competitor pay rates to ensure we’re offering the best incentives to work with us
Flexible hours – enabling you to balance work and home life.
Voluntary Benefits Package – offering amazing retail discounts at over 8,000 locations nationwide, enabling our staff to make savings of up to £1,500 per year
Personalised career path ladders including support with your Care Certificate to ensure fulfilling career development
Learning and Development programme with full induction training including buddy system
Employee Assistance Programme – Immediate access to a confidential telephone counselling and legal information service which operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year
Online Health Portal - All colleagues have access to the online health portal which enables you to make the most of full access to an encyclopaedia of health information
Refer a Friend Scheme – earn up to £500 refer-a-nurse and £250 refer-a-friend for care and support workers.
We are a Wagestream employer, this enables you to keep track of your earnings, have instant access to 40% of wages already earned and access guidance to help with financial wellbeing.

To Apply:

If you want be part of this exciting opportunity and join our family at Home of Compassion we’d love to hear from you. You can apply using the Apply Now button below or Contact Karina Lancaster 01206 224188 klancaster@caringhomes.org

“We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age”.

In order to protect both our staff and our residents, unless there are wholly exceptional reasons (which we will consider on an individual basis), From 11 November 2021, anyone working or volunteering in one of our cares home will need to be fully vaccinated against coronavirus (COVID-19) and will need to agree to continue to receive Covid-19 vaccinations as required and in accordance with public health guidance throughout their employment with us.

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