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Cook - Chef - Sidcup, Kent

Cook - Chef - Sidcup, Kent

Salary: £10.46.

Full time 37 hours per week

The Company

Our Client provide high quality residential home care & support to the elderly and those living with dementia.

Due to their continuous growth an opportunity has arisen for an experienced, hands-on Cook to join their residential care home, located in Sidcup, Kent.

This full-time role will involve working 37 hours per week and alternate weekends.

Purpose of the role:

As a Cook you will be required to lead and manage a dedicated team of kitchen staff to deliver meals and snacks, ensuring our residents enjoy well-cooked, nutritious and beautifully presented food, taking into account ethnic origins and religious convictions.

You will be reliable, friendly and professional.

Further, you will be a team player with great communication skills and a flexible approach to work.

Main duties will include:

Planning menus in consultation with the Home Manager, residents and care staff
Providing supervision, direction and training of all kitchen staff, ensuring all food hygiene, and health & safety regulations are observed
Preparing & cooking meals and snacks from fresh, frozen and pre-packed ingredients
Checking deliveries against all orders placed, together with stock control

Essential Experience / Skills:

Three years' experience of running a catering service, including team management skills
Knowledge & understanding of the issues involved in catering for the elderly, including their special dietary requirements
Environmental Health Certificate in Food Hygiene

Desirable Experience / Skills:

A City & Guilds or equivalent qualification
A good understanding of different cultural and ethnic traditions with regard to catering
If the above sounds like you, join now and benefit from:
Training & development opportunities.
A DBS (at no cost to yourself).
A friendly, supportive, team working environment.

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