Sous Chef, (FT) Somerset
Oaktree Court Care Home, Somerset
Full Time, £10.74 p/h | Career Development | Excellent employee benefits

The opportunity 🧡
We are currently looking for a talented Sous Chef to support our Head Chef in our brilliant catering team at our Somerset care home, Oaktree Court.

Rated ‘Good’ by the CQC, Oaktree Court is a beautiful home set in 12 acres of spectacular Somerset countryside.

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 our team 🧡

  • £10.74 p/h 
  • 36 Hours per week
  • 7am -6pm 3 days per week, including alternate weekends.
  • 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.
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