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Title:  Assistant Chef


London, Greater London, GB, SE25 6AA

Department:  Care (Catering and Hospitality Staff)
Operation:  Sanctuary Care
Requisition Number:  49931

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’.



Assistant Chef


The Manse Residential Care Home, South Norwood Hill, South Norwood, London, SE25 6AA


£9.09 per hour


30 hours per week


Why work for us?

When you join Sanctuary Care, you will be part of something special – we are an innovative organisation, with ambitious growth plans. At The Manse Residential Care Home 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.


Where you’ll work

The Manse is a welcoming care home located on the outskirts of Croydon. We are on the main bus route into Croydon and we are close to shops, restaurants, theatre and other attractions the historic town has to offer. Our team provide a range of care and support including residential, dementia and respite care for up to 32 residents. Alongside all of the usual home comforts you would expect, The Manse benefits from a light and airy conservatory and sensory gardens, landscaped with raise flowerbeds for residents to enjoy.


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The role will include

We are looking for an Assistant Chef who will work alongside the Chef Manager, to prepare a varied set of quality menus for our residents. You will promote and monitor food hygiene and safety standards, carry out risk assessments and clean the kitchen to a high standard. 


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


Experience of working within a catering environment and a valid food hygiene certificate is required.


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 Manse Residential Care Home on 0208 771 2832 and quote Ref: 49931


Closing date: 26 August 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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