Care Home Chef

  • Up to £15 per hour + Daytime shifts, no split shifts

  • Oxford, Oxfordshire

Care Home Chef

We are currently seeking an experienced Chef (minimum CDP Level) to join our dynamic team in this unique care home based in the Oxfordshire countryside.

This role offers an exciting opportunity for a passionate individual to showcase their culinary talents in a vibrant and rewarding environment.

Position: Chef

Hours: 4 x days per week - 8 hours shifts - 32 Hours per week - variety of 6:30am until 2:30pm or 9am until 5pm shifts

Shifts: Varied shifts between 7am-7pm, either early shift or late shift, occasional weekends required


  • Collaborating with another chef on duty
  • Catering for three meals per day: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
  • Preparation of afternoon tea, cakes, and homemade biscuits
  • Crafting resident birthday cakes
  • Managing various allergens and dietary needs
  • Efficient stock management and rotation
  • Ordering produce in the absence of the head chef
  • Delivery of food throughout the site
  • Serving residents with excellence
  • Ensuring portion management
  • Maintaining cleaning and food temperature records
  • Supervising kitchen and general assistants


  • Competitive hourly rate of £15.00
  • Pro rata 28 days holiday entitlement, rising to 31 after 2 years of service
  • Company pension scheme
  • Access to comprehensive training courses
  • Complimentary meal during shifts
  • Provision of uniform
  • Access to leisure and entertainment discount scheme
  • Participation in the cycle to work scheme
  • Access to mental health support resources

If you are a dedicated chef with a flair for culinary innovation and a commitment to exceptional service, we encourage you to apply. Join our team and embark on a rewarding culinary journey with us.

To apply, please send your CV and cover letter.

We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Twentysix Recruitment is an independent Catering & Hospitality specialist agency. Providing nationwide coverage across the UK for all roles within the Catering sector. We approach our client's and candidates' needs from a highly knowledgeable viewpoint, with a thorough understanding of the current marketplace.

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