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Bank Chef Full Time

at The Willows, Ipswich Ipswich in Ipswich (Published at 19-01-2021)

Experience Required

To provide a high quality catering service for the Care Home residents and manage all activities in relation to the service, including food preparation, planning, ordering and food delivery to Service Users.

To be able to cover chefs, and possibly step in at last minute

Must have experience working in a care home setting

To provide balanced and nutritious menus, which cater for the Service Users? needs and preferences, taking into account ethnic and religious convictions.

Duties & Responsibilities

* To prepare meals daily providing a balanced diet for the residents

* To control stock rotation and order items of food provisions when required

* To take daily temperatures of fridge and freezers

* To keep fridges tidy and be aware of best before dates on food packages

* Maintain a hygienic kitchen and ensure compliance with food hygiene practices

* To follow the menu that is on offer

* To provide special diets/foods for certain medical conditions/allergies (i.e diabetes)

* To record all data in the books provided

* To observe the homes health and safety policy and general policies at all times

* To understand and respect residents? privacy, dignity and confidentially

* To understand the importance of good communications, observation and good team work

* To carry out such other duties as reasonably directed.

* To cover the required holiday cover

* Knowledge and understanding of the issues involved in catering for older people, special dietary needs etc

* Quality approach to food services delivery

* A good understanding of different cultural and ethnic traditions with regard to catering

* An interest in nutrition for older people with a range of conditions including dementia

* Excellent interpersonal skills and communication

* Self-starter with the ability to make decisive decisions

* Ability to inspire and develop people to reach personal and operational objectives

* Committed to communicate with residents to understand their needs

*Has a ?can-do? attitude to work

*Enjoys working effectively as part of a team

Weekends may be required

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: £9.50 per hour


  • Chef: 1 year (Required)

Work remotely:

  • No

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