23 Jun 2022
21 Jul 2022
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for an exceptional Chef to join our team at our excellent Muirfield Nursing Home in Gullane, East Lothian.
We Care, The Way You Care
With a reputation for quality care delivery for the elderly since 1985, Randolph Hill is the perfect place to build a career
Our Chef Shifts are from (Apply online only) worked across a 7 day period with every 2nd weekend off.
Key Benefits
* Excellent rate of pay with a starting rate of GBP12.24 per hour
* A rolling programme of mandatory training
* Great development potential
* Friendly and supportive care home management and Head Office teams
* Recognition and reward for outstanding performance
Job Purpose
To support the Head Chef:
* To provide healthy nourishing food suitable for clients' needs within an allotted budget
* To organise the kitchen in a safe, economic and efficient manner
* To ensure staff adhere to Environmental Health guidelines
* To uphold residents' participation strategy
* To show loyalty to the Company and respect confidentiality at all times
* To treat colleagues with respect and ensure teamwork is good
Main responsibilities
To support the Head Chef:
* To adhere to given menus and present them in an appetising manner
* To seek feedback from residents
* To work within a given budget and be accountable for discrepancies
* To ensure all foodstuffs are stored, handled and prepared hygienically in a manner which complies with company and statutory bodies' requirements
* To use and observe use of all kitchen stock and equipment in appropriate manner and report any faults or discrepancies to immediate superior
* To order and cost food supplies and keep proper records as instructed by the company
* To treat suppliers in a professional manner so as to achieve their best attention at all times
* To make best use of available space and ensure correct rotation of stock
* To have enough supplies for emergency situations without overstocking
* To have good knowledge of any specific dietary needs of residents
* To be involved in menu planning and entertainment committee meetings as required
* To keep all kitchen equipment and furniture clean and in a safe condition and report any faults to superiors
* To be in receipt of a current food hygiene certificate
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
* Minimum of 2 years experience as a Chef within a busy kitchen environment, and of leading a team of other kitchen staff
* Ideally, although not essentially experience within a nursing or care home setting
* Time management, prioritisation of workload for self and greater team
* Demonstrable experience in all elements contained in the above noted main responsibilities
Our Organisation
At Randolph Hill, we have enjoyed an enviable reputation for quality care provision since 1985. We are large enough to be able to provide support to our team with a stable and supportive management structure, detailed policies and procedures and regular and comprehensive training, whilst still small enough to avoid becoming overly bureaucratic and make decisions to fit every circumstance. We offer fantastic rates of pay, have an incredibly low staff turnover (many of our staff have been here since they opened) and there are plenty of opportunities for career progression. All of our homes are extremely well run and have positive grades with the Care Inspectorate. Randolph Hill are committed to quality and are looking for like-minded people who wish to progress their career with us. We have 7 Nursing homes located in Gullane, North Berwick, Edinburgh Sighthill, Edinburgh Morningside, Broxburn, Livingston and Dunblane

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