**Sous Chef/ Second Chef / Assistant Cook - Beautiful Care Home - East Grinstead - Circa £22,000pa**
Work life balance... Three words that do not often come up in a chef's vocabulary, yet this is exactly what this position is offering! With shifts including every other weekend off and all day time hours split over 5 days per week this is a great way for a Sous Chef to continue working with fresh food, cooked to the highest standards and still have time for family life outside work.
The training and culinary development through out the business is highly regarded and if you are keen to learn new skills in this sector of the industry then this would be a great move for you. This site has a friendly, warm and relaxed atmosphere across the business. They also have a great, well equipped kitchen and a strong Head Chef in place. They provide excellent food for over 60 residents on a daily basis.
You will get the chance to be involved in all aspects of the kitchen management; including motivating and leading the team, participating in breakfast, lunch and dinner time services, ensuring food standards are kept high, ordering and supplier liaison, training and coaching more junior staff, potential for putting your ideas forward for the menu as well as ensuring all HACCAP and COSHH requirements.
Experience in a similar role is preferential, potentially in a hotel or event catering but certainly working with fresh food. If you have experience with dietary needs clients and customers this would be a big advantage. You must be personable and a good communicator as a crucial part of the role will involve your liaison with the residents. You will need to show drive, ambition and an ability to motivate and nurture talent within the team.
In return for all your hard work you will be paid a generous salary (£10 to £12 per hour across 35/40 hours a week) and be given every opportunity to progress and develop with-in the business. The company has an excellent benefits and bonus packages for employees including paid holiday, parking on site and an excellent pension scheme.
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