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Senior Head Chef Regional Support

Senior Head Chef Regional Support

Posted 12 March by Harbour Healthcare Ltd

Senior Head Chef (Regional Support)

Harbour Healthcare

Stockport based across Hilltop Hall and Hilltop Court, with Regional Support travel included.

SK4 1RD.

£35,000 - £40,000 ph depending on experience.

We are looking for a Senior Head Chef /Regional Support Chef to join the team and be part of the exciting growth of the business. This is a progressive new role with a care home provider, with a number of homes in the area, created to raise standards and develop skills across the teams.

Your Job will include:

  • You will provide Senior Head Chef responsibilities to a dual site in Stockport (one kitchen) which will be your main base 4 days a week.
  • You will be responsible for managing a catering team across 2 homes including hosts.
  • You will manage the catering budgets for both homes, purchasing and stock control.
  • You will support the development of nutritious high-quality menus for residents, including special dietary considerations.
  • You will oversee effective delivery of meal service including the dining experience.
  • You will be able to demonstrate an overall understanding of how to innovate and assist in developing the food offer whilst considering costs and business challenges, within required food safety standards.
  • You will work within the companies Catering project framework, supported by, and reporting into the Project Lead to deliver the standards required, ensuring compliance with a range of robust policies and procedures.
  • You will visit other homes within the group to offer support and oversee compliance.
  • You will be confident in coaching and supporting others and managing teams.
  • You will be able to supervise and develop catering teams, in line with national guidance.
  • Liaising with both Home Managers to ensure effective delivery of this provision.
  • Directly reporting to the Home Manager on site, supported by the Catering Project Lead

About you:

  • You will have a background and be formally trained as a Chef.
  • You will have a background in front of house management.
  • You will work within food safety standards required and in an organised manner.
  • You have a ‘can do’ attitude that supports the development of our services.
  • You will have strong computer skills and be articulate in writing reports and maintaining records.
  • You’re excited to work in a developing and fast-paced kitchen.

What are the Tangible benefits for working for Harbour? 

  • Discounts on Shopping, Fashion, Days out, Travel, Entertainment and lots more! 
  • Cycle Scheme – up to 39% savings on your bike purchase 
  • FREE face-to-face counselling, for you and your family! 
  • Staff recognition award ceremonies 
  • £30 voucher available every month for the nominated ‘Employee of the month’  
  • Opportunities for training and career progression 
  • Salary Sacrifice Pension scheme  
  • Blue Light Card – up to 50% discount across 100’s of retailers 
  • Access to a FREE eye test and discounted glasses 
  • Cashback card – save up to £500 annually, can be used at over 80 big brands 
  • Wellbeing portal
  • FREE meditatin series 
  • FREE wellbeing pdcasts & live virtual events 
  • FREE mental health supprt programmes 
  • FREE wrkout plans 
  • FREE Live digital gym classes 
  • FREE mindset and wellbeing series  
  • Seasonal Company events, competitions and incentives 
  • Refer a friend scheme – earn up to £250 when referring a friend to work for Harbour Healthcare 
  • On-site parking 

This position is subject to two acceptable references and an enhanced DBS Disclosure.

We would love to hear from you. Candidates who are shortlisted will be invited to an interview.

Salary is £35-40K depending on experience. Mileage paid for travel beyond the main base.

Reference: 52296049

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