Location
Huyton
Department
Catering
Advertising Salary
£20,000 + Benefits

Introduction

It's not very often the words ‘chef’ and ‘social life’ go together. Well, this time they do. With this job you will not work evenings, you will only work 5 days a week, and you will not be under heavy pressure and stress.  

Join the team at Victoria Gardens in Huyton, where you will be preparing and cooking lunch and dinner for staff and service users, and will also provide guidance and training to your peers.

It’s a calm and pleasurable working environment, where you’ll be able to manage your workload and enjoy creating meals. There’s a great social aspect to this role where you can interact with people outside the kitchen regularly. 

Just imagine… home in time for dinner every night. Two days off a week. And not stressed to the hilt. 

Your responsibilities:

  • Participate in food purchasing through established procedures and food costings 
  • Maintain good food storage procedures and stock rotation according to established procedures
  • To serve service users, staff and visitors with food and beverage
  • Assist with the checking of incoming supplies and putting them away in the designated storage areas
  • Preparing and producing foods for conferences and banquets
  • Comply with the provision of the Health and Safety and Welfare Act 1974 and relevant legislation, ensuring the provision and maintenance of a safe environment for all members of the hospital community

To be successful in this role, you'll need:

  • GCSE or equivalent English
  • City & Guilds 706/1 and 2 (or equivalent) Basic Food Preparation Cooking
  • Basic Food Hygiene is desirable
  • Supervising qualification or working towards
  • Experience preparing and producing quality food to a high standard
  • Knowledge of menu planning and costing
  • Some supervising experience

What you will get

  • Annual salary of £20,000 + Benefits
  • The equivalent of 33 days annual leave – plus your birthday off!
  • Free meals and parking
  • Wellbeing support and activities
  • Career development and training
  • Pension contribution
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced Maternity Package

There is also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers and much more.

About your next employer:

You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 80 services across England and Wales, providing four services including: Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is an opportunity for you to grow and move with Elysium.

Elysium Healthcare follows safer recruitment of staff for all appointments. It is a requirement that all staff understand it is each person’s individual responsibility and are committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of service users. Candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure.

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