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Title:  Chef


Kelfield, Yorkshire and Humberside, GB, YO19 6RE

Department:  Care (Catering and Hospitality Staff)
Operation:  Sanctuary Care
Requisition Number:  49949

At Sanctuary Care we believe in providing high quality care homes where people are looked after with the utmost dignity and respect. Our strength lies in the quality of our people and we employ those who will share our mission statement ‘Keeping kindness at the heart of our care’.


Chef Manager 


Lake and Orchard Residential and Nursing Home Riccall Lane, Kelfield, York, North Yorkshire


£10.30 per hour 


40 hours per week 


Free Transport is available before and after your shift from the Selby area


When you join Sanctuary Care, you will be part of something special – we are an innovative organisation, with ambitious growth plans. At Lake and Orchard we put people at the heart of everything we do and that includes our staff. We invest heavily in your training, promote a strong teamwork ethic and make sure that you have the support and resources you need to reach your potential. Our strength lies in the quality of our people and we employ those who share our value of keeping kindness at the heart of our care.


We are looking for a Chef Manager who will manage the day to day running of a busy kitchen as well as managing an Assistant Chef and a team of Catering Assistants.  Your duties will include preparing and cooking meals to meet the dietary requirements of our tenants. You will keep track of stock and waste and ensure that the kitchen remains clean and tidy whilst operating within budget. Other duties include carrying out risk assessments as well as recruiting and training staff.


You will have daily interaction with tenants, visitors and colleagues; therefore we are looking for someone who is friendly, approachable and passionate. 


Lake and Orchard is situated in rural North Yorkshire in the village of Kelfield, we are close neighbouring villages and the historic market town of Selby. Lake and Orchard is set in twelve acres of beautiful countryside and overlooks a large fishing lake. Our dedicated team provide a range of care and support including nursing, residential, dementia, assisted living and mental health care to up to 94 residents. We have an in-house hairdressing salon and a prayer room. Our bistro-style coffee shop is a great place for the people we support to spend time with their family and friends. 

Click here for more information about the home.


Experience of catering for the dietary requirements of older people and a valid food hygiene certificate are essential.


Ready to join us?

As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary Care a great place to work we offer access to a range of great employee benefits including:


  • 20 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • CQC performance bonus
  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • Refer a friend scheme with payment of up to £750 available*
  • Contributory pension from Sanctuary up to set limits
  • Access to a free 24/7 support service providing support including legal, financial, emotional and medical advice
  • Discounts on shopping, holidays, cinema, dining, days out and much more via ‘My Rewards’
  • Criminal Records Checks are funded by Sanctuary Care

* Terms and Conditions apply


All terms and conditions are subject to national review and are therefore subject to change.


If you require further assistance please contact the home on 01757 248624 and quote Ref: 49949


Closing date: 10 September 2019


We reserve the right to withdraw this advertisement at any time depending on application volumes; therefore an early submission of application is encouraged


Building Equality and Diversity
We work closely with the Home Office in order to prevent illegal working.
An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be necessary in the event of a successful application which we will pay for.
Sanctuary Care Limited is a subsidiary of Sanctuary Housing Association, an exempt charity.

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