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Title:  Assistant Chef

Location: 

Cheltenham, South West, GB, GL53 9GA

Department:  Care (Catering and Hospitality Staff)
Operation:  Sanctuary Retirement Living
Requisition Number:  54502

 

Assistant Chef – Part Time

 

Middleton House, Cheltenham

 

£8.87 per hour (rising to £9.34 after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance)

 

18 hours per week – 3 days per week including alternate weekends

 

 

We are seeking an enthusiastic and committed Assistant Chef to assist with meal preparation within our Taste restaurant at Middleton House. Located in the desirable area of Leckhampton in Cheltenham, our in-house restaurant is open to residents and members of the public seven days a week for breakfast, lunch and snacks.You will have an active input on nutritious and healthy menu choices, whilst ensuring the dietary requirements of our residents are met. This is a rewarding opportunity to come and work within an established and experienced team

 

Read more about Middleton House here

 

The role of Assistant Chef will include:

  • Assisting with the planning and creation of nutritionally balanced meals for our residents
  • Promoting and monitoring food hygiene and safety standards
  • Carrying out risk assessments and cleaning the kitchen to a high standard
  • Assisting with the supervision and development of staff

Skills and experiences:

  • Previous experience of working in a catering environment is essential
  • Level 2 Diploma in Catering and Hospitality or knowledge at an equivalent level
  • Qualified in 706 City and Guilds, or willing to work towards
  • A valid Basic Food Hygiene Certificate
  • Proven knowledge of Health and Safety procedures
  • Friendly and approachable attitude with the ability to interact with our residents, visitors and colleagues

Why work for Sanctuary Retirement Living?

Sanctuary Retirement Living services provide comfort, independence and peace of mind. Residents live independently, safe in the knowledge that support is available in their home should they need it. Spacious apartments with on-site communal facilities create an environment where residents can enjoy healthy, active and independent lifestyles in their later years.

 

Ready to join Sanctuary Retirement Living?

As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary Retirement 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 contributions from Sanctuary
  • 28 days paid holiday (including 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 schemes
  • A wide range of learning and development opportunities
  • The full time equivalent for this role is 37.5 hours

Read the full job profile here

 

To apply please send your CV and cover letter to SSL.Recruitment@sanctuary-housing.co.uk

 

Closing Date: 3 November 2019

 

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 Retirement Living, visit our website, take a look at our Facebook  page or search #LifeatSanctuary

 

 

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We work closely with the Home Office in order to prevent unlawful working.
An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be necessary in the event of a successful application which we will pay for.
Sanctuary Retirement Living is a trading name of Sanctuary Housing Association, an exempt charity.