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Head Chef - 12 month maternity contract

Job details
Posting date: 03 June 2024
Salary: £15.75 to £15.75 per hour
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 03 July 2024
Location: Ringwood, Southern, BH14 9EW
Company: Care South
Job type: Contract
Job reference: 53174448


About The Role
HEAD CHEF - 12 month maternity contract
Competitive rate - £15.75 per hour

- 4 Day working week 7.30am -5.30pm

- Every other week-end off

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Head Chef to join the team at St Ives House, our residential country house care home at Ashley Heath. This home is set in stunning scenery near to the New Forest and town of Ringwood
As a not-for-profit charity within Social Care, we focus on the reward and recognition of all our people, our benefits include:

- Blue Light Shopping Discount Card
- Reward and Recognition Schemes
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Industry Based Qualifications

This is an incredibly rewarding role where you can come in and take pride in ensuring nutritious and enjoyable meals are available to all residents at our home.
What you will be doing:

- Creating, preparing, and cooking meals for our residents
- Ensuring preparation and presentation is always to a high standard
- Supervising and supporting our kitchen staff
- Planning meals - consulting with residents & care staff to ensure that individual dietary needs and preferences are catered for
- Ensuring all health & safety and other relevant legislation is adhered to
- Responsible for the management of the catering budget for the home

Who are we looking for:
Someone with a passion for cooking!
You will be organised with the ability to meet deadlines. You will have experience working in a kitchen producing attractive and high-quality meals in high volumes.
Confidence to take the lead as well as be a team player.
If this sounds like you then we would love for you to join the team!

About The Company
Care South are one of the top 20 rated Care Home Groups in the UK based on published reviews from residents and their family and friends at
As a not-for-profit charity, our HEART values are key to us providing outstanding care. For more information about us, our values and benefits, please visit our website:
For any questions please contact the recruitment team on 01202 712448.