Chef Manager

Chef Manager

The Sidcup Care Home, 2-8 Hatherley Road, DA14 4BG

It’s the small things that can often make the biggest difference. At Bupa Care Homes, we know it’s our privilege to care for people – supporting them to live with dignity and independence. Right now, we’re looking for a caring and organised individual to join us as a Chef at The Sidcup care home in Sidcup to help us be the positive difference to our resident’s lives.

Working hours and salary
Up to £13.51 per hour
Sociable working hours
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
What your typical day involves
  • Creating a varied and nutritional menu in line with dietary needs and preferences
  • Training and managing the kitchen team in prepping cooking and serving of food
  • Managing all mandatory paperwork including: adhering to COSHH and HACCP guidelines, company policies and procedures, budgets, managing orders and deliveries
  • Catering for special events or seasonal activities, such as summer fetes, Christmas parties and birthdays (as required)
Who we’re looking for

A passion for cooking with previous experience working in a fresh food kitchen and relevant hygiene certificates. You want to create and deliver an excellent dining experience at each meal and make our residents feel at home. You’re a natural leader, open to new ideas with an innovative approach to cooking, always maintaining high standards. You’ll enjoy mentoring and supporting others and you’ll cherish the little moments with our residents, sharing your love of food with them.

What’s in it for you?

  • Comprehensive induction, on-going training and development, access to internal apprenticeship schemes
  • Your DBS Check (£40) paid for
  • Access to Wagestream – an app-based service that offers you the choice to be in control of when you access your earnings*
  • NEST workplace pension, life assurance & bereavement support
  • 28 days annual leave (inclusive of statutory bank holidays)
  • Hot meal provided on a 12-hour shift
  • Refer a friend bonus scheme
  • Uniform provided
  • Health & wellbeing tools; including Be Me App, Healthy Minds, Gym Pass & discounted health assessments
  • Shopping Discounts (via Xexec)
  • Cash plan (after 18 months’ service) giving you the ability to claim on more everyday items such as dental, optical and private prescriptions
  • Free flu vaccine

*Only available to permanent employees where HealthRoster is used.

About our home
Located in the heart of Sidcup, with great transport links, The Sidcup offers residential and nursing care as well as being able to support those living with Parkinson’s. The home has a real family feel and the team are passionate about providing person centred care, championing dignity and independence. As part of the team, you’re supported from day one to learn and develop with regular non-mandatory and offsite training, team meetings and employee of the month awards.
Who we are

As a leading healthcare group, we run care homes, retirement villages, health centres, dental centres and hospitals all over the world. As well as providing insurance to over 16 million people. We’re a big company but no matter what business area you’re in, our purpose is simple – helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives.

And we have belief in you to help us achieve it.

Want to know more? Check us out on Facebook and Twitter by searching for Bupa UK Careers.

Bupa is committed to ensuring that every applicant is assessed for employment, promotion and development solely based on personal merit and qualifications, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age.

Job Information

Job Reference: THE04SF_1631113727
Salary: Up to £13.51 per hour
Salary From: £13.51
Salary To: £13.51
Job Industries: Social Care
Job Locations: Sidcup, Kent
Job Types: Permanent
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