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Head Chef


Olive House Residential Care Home

Salary & Benefits

£14.75 per hour

Vacancy Type


Closing Date

Tuesday 28 May 2024

  • Head Chef

    Olive House, Newton Flotman

    £14.75 per hour

    42 hours per week (working alternate weekends)

    Healthcare Homes are recruiting for a Head Chef to work at Olive House in Newton Flotman.

    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.

    Olive House provides residential and respite care to the elderly living in Norfolk. The home is purpose built with wide corridors and is well lit. The large rooms are filled with laughter and there is a genuine family feel among the residents and the long-standing care team.

    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.

  • Olive House is situated in the village of Newton Flotman in Norfolk, approximately eight miles south of Norwich. The Home has 45 bedrooms, a selection of lounges, dining rooms and well-kept gardens.

    The Staff here are focused on providing good quality, person-centred care, and we take time to really get to know residents and families.

    To find out more about Olive House follow this link