Relief Chef - Milton Keynes Regional Team, Milton Keynes

Last update 2024-02-22
Expires 2024-03-22
ID #2011423895
Relief Chef - Milton Keynes Regional Team, Milton Keynes
United Kingdom, Bedfordshire, Milton Keynes,
Modified January 31, 2024


We are looking for an experienced and creative Relief Chef to join our regional team in Milton Keynes.

You will become part of a compassionate and welcoming team providing physical, emotional, and social support and most importantly outstanding meal experiences for the people living in our care home.  Your dedication, reliability and support will make a difference every day.

Excelcare is a family-owned care home group established for over 34 years.  We provide the highest standards of care to older people with a range of needs including dementia, physical disabilities, and mental health issues.

By joining us you will become one of the 'family' and in return for your dedication and hard work you can expect:      PS13.00 to  PS14.70 per hour (depending on experience) Zero hour contract - you will be able to pick up shifts as and when available across 5 homes in the Milton Keynes area About the role:         As the Care Home Chef, you will be required to prepare and cook nutritious meals using fresh ingredients.

        Schedule weekly meal menus, paying attention to individual dietary requirements         Work with the Home Manager to ensure that ordering of stock is in line with budgetary requirements.

        Work with healthcare professionals involved in the support of people living in our care homes to ensure meal plans and dietary requirements fall into individuals support plans and risk assessments.

        Maintain quality assurance systems within the kitchen         Undertake supervision of other kitchen team members         Have a full understanding of Health & Safety as well as Food Hygiene issues, COSHH, and working within the guidelines relating to contamination and cross infection.

        You will be involved in meaningful activities with the people living in our care home as well as always promoting independence, choice, dignity, and respect What we are looking for from you:         Experience of cooking for large numbers         NVQ Level 2 in catering and hospitality        2 years' experience in a catering environment        12 months experience in managing a kitchen         Excellent interpersonal skills         Car driver preferred   What we offer in return for your hard work:         28 Days holiday including bank holidays         Free on-site parking*         Enhancement to pay on bank holidays         Refer a Friend Scheme rewarding PS500 for every person you refer         DBS certificate paid by Excelcare*         Comprehensive induction programme         Funded qualifications via the apprenticeship programme (where required)         Paid uniform         Employee of the month - PS100 for outstanding contribution         Team appreciation week *Terms and Conditions apply If you are interested in the position, please apply online today.

We look forward to hearing from you. 

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Relief chef - milton keynes regional team

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