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Title:  Assistant Chef - Part Time

Location: 

Paignton, South West, GB, TQ4 5XW

Department:  Care (Catering and Hospitality Staff)
Operation:  Sanctuary Retirement Living
Requisition Number:  127247

 

Assistant Chef – Part Time

 

Whitley Court, Paignton

 

£9.45 - £9.74

 

30 hours per week

 

 

We are seeking an enthusiastic and committed Assistant Chef to assist with meal preparation within our Taste Restaurant at Whitley Court.

 

Situated in the heart of the English Riviera, our in-house restaurant is open to residents from 8:30am – 2:30pm, seven days a week for breakfast, lunch and snacks. With easy access to Paignton town centre and local amenities, Whitley Court provides apartments and communal facilities for over 55s or people with long-term care needs

 

Our Assistant Chef will enjoy steady hours with no split-shifts compared to other areas of the catering world, which may be a good choice if you have a family to consider or you don’t necessarily want to be working late nights.

 

If you want to create restaurant style food without the restaurant style hours, this is a great opportunity to hone your skill set whilst helping to create innovative menus for our residents in a relaxed environment.

 

Strong interpersonal skills and a friendly open manner is essential for success in this role.

 

Read more about Whitley Court 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
  • A valid and 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 employer contributions from Sanctuary
  • 28 days annual leave (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
  • £9.45 per hour (rising to £9.74 after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance)

 

We are proud to support the Department of Health and Social Care’s #everydayisdifferent campaign to encourage more people to apply to work in adult social care. If you’re considering a caring career, we have many rewarding roles at Sanctuary Retirement Living. For more information on the campaign click here

 

Read the full job profile here

 

Closing Date: 26 October 2021

 

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

 

Building Equality and Diversity

Sanctuary Group encourages and welcomes applications from people from diverse backgrounds to support our commitment to offering an inclusive environment for our employees and customers.
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.

 


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