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Title:  Chef - Part Time


London, Greater London, GB, HA2 9SJ

Department:  Care (Catering and Hospitality Staff)
Operation:  Sanctuary Supported Living
Requisition Number:  53582


Chef – Part Time


High Worple, London HA2


£10.39 per hour (rising to £10.94 after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance)


21 hours per week including weekends



We are seeking an enthusiastic and committed Chef to join our friendly team at High Worple. Situated just down the road from Roxbourne Park in Harrow, High Worple provides residential care and support for five adults ages 18 to 65, with a range of learning disabilities. 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 High Worple 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 managing a busy kitchen
  • Friendly and approachable with the ability to interact with our residents, visitors, and colleagues
  • Experience in preparing vegetarian and Gujarati Indian dishes is essential due to resident needs


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, people with mental health needs and older people.


Ready to join Sanctuary Supported Living?

As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary Supported 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 employer contributions from Sanctuary
  • At least 25 days paid holiday, rising to a maximum of 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: 29 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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