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Chef Manager

Sussex Housing and Care

Location: Ardath Care Home, Bexhill-on-Sea


Main Responsibilities

Provide day-to-day management, supervision and administration of the catering services
Adhere to current Environmental Health Regulations and Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspections Standards of Quality and Safety
Responsible for financial control of the budget in accordance with SHC policy
Plan and provide a well-blanaced daily menu on a four-weekly basis, offering a choice. Planning separate menus for residents with special dietary needs
Overall responsibility for purchasing, stock monitoring and rotation of supplies within the kitchen including cleaning materials

Knowledge / Skills Qualifications

City and Guilds 706/1/2 in Catering Management or equivalent qualification or at least 2 years' relevant experience in related field.
At least 2 years' experience of leading and developing a small team
At least 2 years' knowledge and experience of preparing, cooking and serving all consumables as required, whilst complying with policies on quality, quantity, food hygiene and portion control in a commercial setting
Basic IT skills
Good communication skills, both verbal and written and the ability to respond positively to feedback on the quality of food from residents and visitors and respond well to a results driven environment.
Full UK driving licence and access to a car for work purpose

Remuneration: Permanent contract - 6 months' probation 40 hours per week Uniform provided 22 days' annual leave pro rata (excluding bank holidays) Contributory pension scheme, with employer contributions A dedicated Employee Assistance Programme providing confidential support and advice Refer a friend bonus

How to apply:
Closing date for applications 8 November 2018

To apply please email your CV with covering letter to
If you do not hear from us within two weeks of the closing date on this occasion your application has not been unsuccessful.


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