Chef
Milton Ernest, Bedford
Full Time, £27,000 | Career Development

The Opportunity 🧡
We are currently looking for a talented Chef to lead our Kitchen Team in our beautiful residential, nursing & dementia care home in Milton Ernest, Bedford.

Milton Ernest Hall is a beautiful Grade I listed building set in stunning grounds just on the outskirts of Bedford. The home is rated Good by the CQC and enjoys a 9.7 Review score on Carehome.co.uk – a fabulous home complete with wonderful residents and an awesome team.

 

Who you are 🧡
Whether you’re new to care or have years of experience, you understand the importance of creating a nutritious & personal dining experience to enrich the lives of your residents.
You know how a meal can stimulate a wonderful memory, how dining together creates friendship and the feeling of family. It’s what you are so passionate about.

The day to day 🧡

  • Responsible for preparing locally sourced, nutritional seasonal menus.
  • Supporting our Clinical teams to develop menus that cater to residents’ individual dietary needs and preferences.
  • Working alongside the Head Chef to maintain good stock control including liaising with suppliers/management to ensure correct stock levels.
  • Ensure each communal area is always well stocked with the correct refreshments and snacks.
  • With strong organisational skills, you will work within company policies, procedures and budgets.
  • You will also ensure that all relevant Health & Safety guidelines such as COSHH and HACCP are strictly followed.
  • You will lead be passionate to deliver consistently high standards & an exceptional resident dining experience.
  • As part of the role, you may be required to work some weekends.
  • In line with mandatory Government vaccination guidelines, we require you to be double vaccinated with an approved Covid-19 Vaccine by 11.11.21 to be able to work in a care home.

Your experience & qualifications 🧡

  • Previous experience in a catering environment (Essential)
  • NVQ Level 3 in Catering (Essential)
  • An interest in menu planning to cater to specific & prescribed dietary needs (incl modified textures & therapeutic diets) (Beneficial)
  • Experience in working within food margins, stock ordering & control.
  • A talented communicator, someone who will build great relationships with their team, the wider Majesticare family & external stakeholder, residents and their families.

Why join out team 🧡

  • £27,000 per year. 
  • A full induction & excellent career development.
  • Access to literally 1000’s of high-street, leisure & retail discounts & savings through our STAR hub!
  • 28 days Annual leave including BH
  • Paid breaks
  • Majesticare Wellbeing Hub  advice to support improving financial, mental & physical well-being.
  • Employee referral program (Care Friends)– offering up to £2000 per employee referral!
  • Rewards & recognition company culture
  • Annual STAR awards night – nominated & recognised by the whole Majesticare family.
  • Paid for DBS check & uniforms

Dedicated to creating outstanding homes to live and work.

Care shines through our Majesticare family, it comes from the heart to provide happiness to our residents through trust and creativity.

Don’t miss this brilliant career opportunity, apply NOW!

 

 


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