The purpose of the Sous Chef is to assist the Head Chef to manage effectively and efficiently all Catering services in the Home, delivering consistently high quality menus in line with the resident needs & preferences and annual budget. The Sous Chef will assist to maintain excellent health & safety standards in the kitchen and ensure compliance with all Company policies and procedures, regulations and Statutory provisions in the effective management of the Home.
The Sous Chef will comply with kitchen staff duty rotas to ensure consistent service, delivery of the brand proposition and adherence to budget in accordance with Company policy. The Sous Chef will also promote leadership and mentoring to kitchen staff to maintain excellent standards of performance, to ensure awareness and implementation of best practice and to support individual team staff members.
- Chef/cook experience
- Ability to read and follow recipes
- Knowledge of therapeutic diets preferred
- Possess effective written and verbal communication skills
- Possess good judgement, problem solving, and decision making skills
- Food handling course qualification
- Ability to work flexible hours to meet the business needs
- Effective time keeping and time management
Gracewell Healthcare is a leading premier healthcare provider of residential, nursing and dementia care delivered in a most luxurious home environment providing the very highest standards of care to our residents. We believe great care starts with great people, so we are always keen to hear from passionate people who share our commitment to quality and professionalism. Gracewell Healthcare has a varied range of career options available to individuals all supported by extensive learning and development programmes to make the most of your career with us.