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Head Chef - Care

Posted 8 March by Reed Easy Apply Featured Ended
REED Hospitality is working exclusively with one of Aberdeen's best care homes to recruit for an experienced Head Chef.

The purpose-built home, situated in the West of Aberdeen has boasted great inspection results for over four consecutive years. They are currently looking for a Head Chef to join their friendly and close-knit team.

The home is a registered charity with a strong ethos for team work. Their large team of staff, across all levels, all contribute towards it's success and care for residents.

Our client is looking for the successful candidate to assist in maintaining the home's high standards and practices, whilst having an eye for improvements across all departments.

The role is permanent, and offers a salary of around £25,000 pa. The working hours are 7.30am - 5.30pm (no splits) with every second weekend off.

Key responsibilities for the Head Chef will be:

:- Manage operations of both the kitchen and coffee bar areas
:- Manage all preparation and serving of meals to both residents and public
:- Menu planning, creation and costing
:- Ensuring meals provide choice, variation and nutrition for residents
:- Recruit, train, develop and manage kitchen team including coaching and supervising where necessary
:- Complete Health & Safety training with the full kitchen team annually
:- Ensure all meals are prepared to the highest standard
:- Work alongside regulatory requirements and standards at all times
:- Manage staff rotas
:- Manager orders, stock and suppliers to ensure budgets are met
:- Liaise with Home Manager on any ideas for improvement
:- Participate in staff meetings as and when required
:- Liaise and have solid relationships across all departments of the home including residents

The ideal candidate will be familiar with working in a care home and will have worked at Head Chef level previously. Due to the venue's location and the working hours, candidates who drive are preferred but this is not essential.

Due to the nature of the venue, the successful candidate will be required to obtain a PVG certificate prior to starting. More information on the application, including costs, can be provided upon request.

Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business

Reference: 34633507

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