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Position: Chef

Location: Dorking

Platinum Recruitment is working with an established nursing home in Dorking with a long and well-earned reputation for providing excellent care in homely and comfortable surroundings, they are looking for a chef to join their team.

Why choose our client?

This client is offering a healthy work-life balance, with sociable working hours and alternate weekends, the chefs here get full reins of the menu working with the head chef to create dishes. They want a chef to bring The flair and creativity of their food to the residents.

Rate of pay/Salary: £25,025

What’s in it for you?

  • Additional uplift of £1.85/hour at weekends.
  • Full induction into your role, giving you skills required to deliver meals to restaurant standards
  • Fully funded job specific training
  • NVQs encouraged and funded
  • Access to optional training courses for those wanting to develop their career, many funded
  • Pension scheme – contribute 5% to your pension every month
  • Fully flexible holiday allowance
  • Sick pay, in line with contract
  • Free on-site parking
  • x2 death in service cover, based on annual salary
  • Full support from our professional management team

What’s involved?

  • To work at all times within the practice taught in the Food Hygiene course.
  • To prepare food for appropriate meal as specified by the menu.
  • To ensure any food prepared looks pleasant, is tasty and kept hot/cold as needed
  • To ensure food waste is kept to a minimum
  • To ensure kitchen is tidy and clean at the end of shift
  • To ensure safe environment for other staff
  • To ensure fridge, freezers and food temperatures are recorded twice a day
  • To ensure daily/weekly and monthly cleaning tasks are carried out to a high standard and signed for.
  • To ensure the Better Food Better Business is correct and kept up to date.
  • To report any problems to the Person-in-Charge as appropriate
  • To go into dining room during meal times and ask residents for their feedback on the meals.
  • To do ordering to ensure plenty of stock to be able to fulfil the daily menus
  • To be aware of residents’ nutritional needs and cater for this.
  • 35 hour week
  • Working a mix of shifts 7.30am-2.30pm and 12.30am-7.30pm
  • Alternate weekends
  • Serving 33 residents – full capacity is 44

Ideal candidate

  • You will have some professional experience as a Cook
  • A minimum of an NVQ2 in Professional Cookery (not essential)
  • Food hygiene and food allergen training
  • DBS certificate – or be willing to apply

Sound like the role for you?
Click Apply Now and one of the team will be in touch to discuss the Chef vacancy we have that suits you in Dorking.
Don’t forget to speak to your consultant about our ‘Recommend a Friend‘ referral scheme and find out how you could earn up to £250 per recommendation.

Job Role: Chef
Job Number: INDHOSP / 928511
Location: Dorking

Platinum Recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Job Overview

  • Date Posted: Posted 6 days ago
  • Expiration date:
  • Location: Dorking, Surrey
  • Job Title: Chef
  • Salary: £25025 + £1.85 uplift PH for weekends
  • Sector: Other
  • Position: Chefs


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