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Head Chef


Home Close

Salary & Benefits

£14.00 per hour

Vacancy Type

Full Time

Closing Date

Saturday 1 June 2024

  • Head Chef

    Home Close - Fulbourn

    £14.00 per hour

    40 hours per week - 7am-5pm including every other weekend

    Healthcare Homes are recruiting for a Head Chef to work at Home Close in Fulbourn.

    As our Head Chef, you will be taking the lead across our hospitality function, managing a team to deliver quality, nutritious meals for our residents on a daily basis.

    As well as preparing and cooking meals you will also liaise with our residents to create a menu that delivers family favourite dishes along with regular theme nights.

    The successful candidate will have experience in working in a professional kitchen, have good organisational skills and be confident in menu planning, stock control and food ordering, keeping waste to a minimum at all times. A good approach to kitchen practices and food hygiene standards is essential. City and Guilds or NVQ qualifications are preferred but not essential as they can be provided through our Academy.

    In return we offer a comprehensive benefits package including:

    • Company Pension
    • 5.6 weeks paid holiday pay
    • Refer a Friend scheme worth up to £1000 per person
    • Employee Assistance Programme to support your mental health and wellbeing
    • Extensive training courses through our Healthcare Homes Academy
    • Qualifications and Apprenticeship opportunities including NVQ 3 in Food Production
    • Blue Light Card offering a number of discounts including 10% off shopping at Asda and access to an Esso Fuel Card to reduce the cost of petrol
    • Recognition and Long Service awards

    Established in 2005, Healthcare Homes Group has an existing portfolio comprising of 48 residential and nursing homes located across East Anglia and the South of England. We are a Top 20 provider within the care sector and our ethos is to deliver the best person-centred care to all our residents.

    If you are looking for a new and rewarding role and want to be part of our growing team of hospitality professionals, then get in touch or apply today.


  • About Home Close

    At Home Close we provide person-centred nursing, residential, respite and dementia care. The entire team work hard to treat our residents like family as we work within their home.

    We are lucky enough to be situated in a lovely area of the country on the outskirts of Cambridge and we’re proud of our facilities we offer to our residents. We have a specialist nursing team and the whole team always work to provide varied and engaging activities and compassionate care centred by respect, dignity and choice.

    To find out more about Home Close follow this link.