Care Home Chef Manager

  • Up to £31500 per annum + Pension, generous annual leave allowance

  • Southend-On-Sea, Essex

Join Us as a Care Home Chef Manager

Are you seeking a career shift that prioritizes your work-life balance? Say goodbye to the hectic pace of split shifts and hello to a fulfilling role where you can truly make a difference in people's lives.

We're offering more than just another catering job. As a Chef Manager, you'll have the opportunity to lead a small team and provide a vital service to individuals who cherish every mealtime as a moment of social connection and comfort in their twilight years.

Our client, a reputable caterer specializing in the care sector, is seeking a compassionate and skilled Chef Manager to join their team in Southend-on-Sea. In this role, you'll oversee the culinary operations of a care home, ensuring that residents receive meals of the highest standard tailored to their dietary needs and preferences.

The home itself has a maximum capacity of 48 residents, with very few serious dietary requirements outside of the norm. With only 5 or 6 residents requiring Textured Modified Diets.

What We Offer:

  • A standard 37.5-hour workweek with a rotating schedule covering five days out of seven
  • No split shifts - enjoy consistent hours from either 7am to 3pm or 9:30am to 5:30pm
  • Generous contributory pension scheme
  • Lieu days for Bank Holidays
  • 28 days of holiday per year
  • Ongoing support from your Area Manager
  • Autonomy to manage your kitchen and implement your creative vision

About You:

The ideal candidate will come from a catering background with a deep understanding of the unique demands and responsibilities of serving individuals in a care setting. Your expertise in allergen management, food safety, and dietary requirements will be crucial, but above all, we value empathy and compassion towards our residents.

Join us in this deeply rewarding sector of the industry, where you'll play a pivotal role in supporting individuals in their final years and providing peace of mind to their loved ones.

If you're ready to embark on this fulfilling journey with us, please send your CV along with an up-to-date contact number to begin the application process. We look forward to hearing from you and discussing how you can contribute to our team.

Thank you for considering this opportunity, and we wish you the best of luck in your application.

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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