05 Aug 2022
02 Sep 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Location: Roborough House, Woolwell, Plymouth

Hours: Full-Time and Part-Time Hours Available

Salary Details: GBP10 per hour

We have an exciting opportunity for someone who is dedicated, passionate and driven to become part of our Kitchen and catering team at Roborough House in Woolwell, Plymouth.

The Service:

Roborough House works to maximise the independence of service users who have experienced serious brain injuries, or who have other significant neurological conditions which require high levels of specialist support. The service is registered with the Care Quality Commission to provide nursing and residential care. Care and support is delivered by a team consisting of nurses, an occupational therapist, a physiotherapist, an aromatherapist and a team of experienced support workers. In addition, a team of rehabilitation assistants work with service users on focused activities designed to promote independence and mitigate the impact of long-term conditions.

The Job Role:

As a Chef within our hospital, you will be required to prepare traditional home cooked meals from scratch whilst catering for a range of special dietary requirements. You will be required to work within the company s policies and procedures whilst ensuring high levels of health and safety. The ideal candidate will have excellent knowledge of food hygiene with a can-do attitude and good communication and interpersonal skills.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

Prepare traditional home cooked meals from scratch, and catering for special meals and dietary requirements
Working safely within the company policies and procedures
Excellent knowledge of food hygiene
Knowledge of food ordering
Stock rotation
Baking cakes, muffins and treats
Interacting with residents and meal planning with them
Covering sickness and holiday
Alternative weekends
Working and planning alongside head chef
Working alongside the wider, multi-disciplined hospital team to ensure high levels of service and care at all timesThe Successful candidate for the role will have:

The ability to keep calm under pressure
Confidence to work alone and as part of a team
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
The ability to work alternate weekends
Knowledge of food hygiene
Rewards & Benefits:
Up to 28 Days Holiday
Access to a wide range of free online courses for all staff on a variety of topics for self-development of your career
Free DBS Check
Stakeholder Pension
Share Save Scheme
Free Employee Assistance Programme
Annual Employee Awards Evening
Employee Recognition Schemes
Career progression within the company
CareTech Foundation - Opportunity to apply for family and friend s grants
Free staff meals
Free on-site parking
Training providedThis is not an exhaustive list of duties and responsibilities. The post holder may be required to undertake other duties following appropriate discussion with their line manager.

Who we are:

The CareTech Group; established in 1994, and is one of the largest providers of specialist social care services supporting 5000 adults with a wide range of needs in more than 300 services across the UK. Committed to the highest standards of care and governance, we provide innovative care pathways for vulnerable people to live in community settings. We support people to take control of their lives - this could be finding employment, having an active social life, learning new skills or building self-confidence.

CareTech Community Services are proud to inform you that they are a "Disability Confident Leader".

Successful candidates will be required to complete an enhanced DBS disclosure prior to commencement of employment, the disclosure expense will be met by the employer.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to contact every applicant. We will be in touch 7-10 days after receipt of your CV if progressing your application to the next stage.

Some of our roles require male or female employees only, where this is indicated it is a genuine occupational requirement, in accordance with the Equality Act 2010


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