Second Chef - Part time



Salary & Benefits

£9.30 per hour

Vacancy Type

Part Time,


Closing Date


Second Chef

Oaklands House, Reydon, Suffolk

Part Time, 30 hours per week working alternate weekends (Saturday and Sunday)

Oaklands House is a 29 bedded home. Caring for elderly residents situated near to the centre of Southwold.


Skills and experience for the Head Chef opportunity;

  • Previous experience working as a professional Chef/Cook within an elderly care environment is desirable.
  • Experience of designing and cooking nutritionally balanced meals incorporating any specific dietary requirements.
  • Excellent planning, organisational and presentation skills.
  • A proven ability to work as part of a team.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • An ability to take a pro-active approach.
  • Excellent attendance and time keeping record.
  • Being able to work flexible hours across all shifts.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • To ensure that the delivery of meals meets the residents individual plan of care in order that any special dietary or meal presentation wishes are accommodated.
  • To maintain adequate stocks to enable all kitchen staff to have the necessary supplies needed to meet their menu requirements.
  • To ensure that effective procedures are in place and followed by all kitchen staff.
  • Ensure all kitchen staff have the necessary skills for completing their duties by facilitating regular meetings and supervisions with members of the kitchen team, carry out annual appraisals of all kitchen staff.
  • To ensure the strict adherence to the health and safety within the kitchen areas.