Head Chef

  • Job Reference: 431398258-2
  • Date Posted: 26 November 2021
  • Recruiter: Elysium Healthcare
  • Location: Oldham, Lancashire
  • Salary: £22,369
  • Sector: Catering, Hospitality
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

The words 'head chef' and 'social life' don't often go together. Well, not this time. 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.

Working 37.5 hours a week, you will lead an established kitchen team at All Saints Hospital in Oldham, a deaf hospital, where British Sign Language is used. As a Head Chef, you will prepare and cook meals on a large scale for the staff and service users.

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:

  • As the Head chef, you will lead in budget planning and monitoring
  • You will support in reviewing, updating and monitoring purchasing procedures
  • Supporting the wider team in preparing, producing and presenting catering department reports
  • You will offer support and training to your kitchen team

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • City & Guilds 706/1 & 706/2
  • Intermediate Food Hygiene
  • Management/Supervisory Qualification
  • A high level of numeracy
  • Knowledge of COSHH & HACCP

What you will get

  • Annual salary of £22,369
  • The equivalent of 33 days annual leave - plus your birthday off!
  • Free meals & 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, car leasing without a credit check, holiday financing 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.