Care Home Cook

Telford. Permanent.

£12.00 - 12.60 per hour

Owen Payne are looking to recruit a chef to assist the head chef in a established care home in the Telford Care Home.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Head Chef with menu creation, ensuring residents specific dietary requirements are considered and the exceptional dining experience is achieved.
  • Prepare and cook food/meals in line with the agreed menu, ensuring quality & presentation is a high consideration, using the best available ingredients.
  • Ensure the food prepared is wholesome and nourishing according to dietary requirements and preference.
  • Assist the Head Chef with all regulatory and statutory requirements and ensure hygiene standards are achieved and maintained.
  • To mentor and supervise the ongoing training and development of the kitchen assistants.

About You: You will have the ability to oversee a small team and step up in the absence of the Head Chef when required. You will have a focus on the exceptional dining experience, ensuring it is achieved and maintained at all times. You will have previous experience as a Chef or have the necessary skills and experience to take the next step into this role. You will hold a formal catering qualification and be capable of planning nutritious meals, considering specific dietary requirements and have an understanding of IDDSI modified foods. Your previous experience will come with knowledge of HACCP, COSHH and Health & Safety protocols. You will be personable, enthusiastic and passionate about the food you plan, prepare and serve to our residents.

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