Sirona Medical Limited
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Chef (Head) Care Homes

Job Title: Agency Chef (Head) - Care Home

Location: Dorset
Company: Sirona
Our client: is a leading provider of compassionate and high-quality care for the elderly in Dorset.

They are dedicated to enhancing the lives of their residents through personalized care, engaging activities, and nutritious meals.
Job Description: We are currently seeking a talented and experienced Agency Head Chef to join their team.

As the Agency Head Chef, you will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of our kitchen operations, ensuring that our residents receive delicious and nutritious meals that meet their dietary needs and preferences.

  • Plan, prepare, and cook meals for residents, taking into account dietary requirements, allergies, and personal preferences.
  • Develop seasonal menus that are nutritious, varied, and appealing to our residents.
  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of the kitchen, including ordering ingredients, managing inventory, and maintaining kitchen hygiene standards.
  • Train and supervise kitchen staff, ensuring that they adhere to food safety regulations and follow standard operating procedures.
  • Monitor food costs and budgetary constraints while maintaining high standards of quality and presentation.
  • Collaborate with other departments to ensure the smooth running of meal services and special events.
  • Stay updated on industry trends and best practices in elderly care catering.
  • Proven experience as a Head Chef or Sous Chef in a similar environment, preferably within a care home or healthcare facility.
  • Strong culinary skills and a passion for creating delicious and nutritious meals.
  • Excellent knowledge of food safety and sanitation regulations.
  • Ability to manage a team and work collaboratively with other departments.
  • S/NVQ 2 or equivalent in Catering and Hospitality or Professional Cookery.
  • Food Hygiene Certificate at a minimum of Level 2
  • Understanding of Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP).
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Flexibility to work shifts, including evenings and weekends, as required.
  • Relevant culinary qualifications or certifications.
  • Competitive Hourly rate based on experience and qualifications.
  • Opportunity for career growth and development.
  • Supportive work environment with a focus on employee well-being.
  • Staff meals provided during shifts.
  • Flexible working hours.
How to Apply: If you are a talented and dedicated chef with a passion for providing exceptional care to the elderly, we would love to hear from you.

Please submit your CV to this job advert.
Note: This position is offered through an agency and may involve working on a temporary or ad-hoc basis to cover shifts as needed.

  • Start: 29/02/2024
  • Duration: Ad-hoc
  • Rate: £16 - £19 per hour
  • Location: Dorset,England
  • Type: Contract
  • Industry: Catering
  • Recruiter: Sirona Medical Limited
  • Contact: Hayley Burrell
  • Tel: 020 8050 2999
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: SSH-2Chef
  • Posted: 2024-02-29 12:43:03 -

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