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Second Chef

Location

Maidstone

Salary & Benefits

£9.96 per hour

Vacancy Type

Full Time

Closing Date

21/07/2021

Second Chef

Ashley Gardens Care home

Maidstone

37.5 hours per week

At Ashley Gardens we provide nursing and residential care for elderly frail and residents who are living with a dementia. Despite the complex needs of our residents we aim to maintain and improve our residents’ abilities so they continue to live their life in a meaningful and fulfilling way.

Skills and experience for the Second 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.

Qualifications

  • Level 2 or 3 Diploma in Professional Cooking or equivalent desirable but an opportunity to undertake this will be available.
  • Advance Food hygiene certificate.