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Title:  Chef - Part Time

Location: 

Leicester, East Midlands, GB, LE3 6UJ

Department:  Care (Catering and Hospitality Staff)
Operation:  Sanctuary Supported Living
Requisition Number:  55016

 

Chef – Part Time

 

Skelton Court, Leicester

 

£9.44 per hour (rising to £9.94 after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance)

 

25 hours per week – 10am to 5pm including alternate weekends

 

 

We are seeking a Chef to help make a real difference to the lives of our residents. Skelton Court is a high-quality 15-bed residential care home for adults over the age of 18 with learning disabilities and complex or high needs, including dementia. If you want to make a positive impact to people’s lives, this is a rewarding opportunity to come and work within an established and experienced team.

 

Read more about Skelton Court here

 

The role of Chef will include:

  • Designing, planning, and preparing a varied set of menus that cater for individual needs, including special diets and the preferences of each resident
  • Managing all stock and wastage levels, ensuring that the kitchen remains at a professional standard whilst operating within commercial requirements and budget
  • Overseeing all documentation, including auditing, HACCP and Health and Safety

Skills and experiences:

  • Proven experience as a chef within a similar environment
  • A catering qualification such as City and Guilds 706 1/2 (or equivalent) is desirable
  • Previous experience of staff management and of leading teams within a busy kitchen
  • Friendly and approachable with the ability to interact with our residents, visitors, and colleagues

Why work for Sanctuary Supported Living?

We support vulnerable people to live as independently as possible, by building their confidence and skills to realise their potential.

 

We are a national organisation but we think locally. We support people through supported housing, move-on accommodation, CQC registered services, floating support and telecare services. We specialise in services for young people, homeless families and individuals, people with physical disabilities, learning disabilities and people with mental health needs.

 

Ready to join Sanctuary Supported Living?

As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary Supported Living a great place to work, we offer a comprehensive reward and benefits package appropriate for the role that you do, including:

  • A pension scheme with employer contributions from Sanctuary
  • At least 25 days paid holiday, rising to 30 days after 5 years service (plus 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 scheme
  • 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

 

Closing Date: 24 October 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 Supported Living, take a look at our Twitter feed or search #LifeatSanctuary

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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 Supported Living is a trading name of Sanctuary Housing Association and Sanctuary Home Care Limited, both exempt charities.


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