Chef / Housekeeping Supervisor
Chef / Housekeeping Supervisor
Dartington, Near Totnes
Salary scale: £9.60 per hour
Working hours: 35 hours per week; Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 11 – 6:30, Friday 10 – 6:30, Sunday 10 – 3.
We are looking for a Chef / Housekeeping Supervisor to join our team at Robins, our 10 bed Residential & Respite Home in Dartington.
Children & young people with learning disabilities and their families are at the heart of everything we do and we want every person we support to have a great life, with excellent outcomes. As part of that, you will be joining our team of staff who are committed to looking after the children and young people who both live and visit our residential and respite setting.
As the Chef / Housekeeping Supervisor, you will be tasked with providing a varied and nutritious diet for staff and children at Robins and managing the housekeeping staff to deliver a safe, hygienic environment for all. Specifically, you will create and communicate menus that meet young peoples’ needs and manage housekeeping staff and budgets. You will also ensure that day-to-day repairs are completed, and health and safety and hygiene requirements are met.
To be considered, you will need previous experience in a housekeeping role, a Level 3 qualification in Food Safety or similar and a Level 2 qualification in Food Preparation or similar. You will also need to meet all organisational and legislative standards for working with children including Lifeworks’ Safer Recruiting policies.
Ideally candidates will also have previous experience of managing a kitchen and budgets and writing a menu.
Defined as a “Good” provider by Ofsted, Robins are looking for “Outstanding” staff who will deliver support in a professional, caring way and in return we can offer an excellent range of staff benefits including 28 days’ annual leave, a company pension scheme, staff discount scheme, ongoing training and supervision, continuing professional development and support as well as an extensive induction on commencement of employment.
As a Disability Confident Employer, we are committed to encouraging applications from applicants who declare they have a disability, provided they meet the minimum criteria for the job as specified in the person specification by offering a guaranteed interview.
Lifeworks is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young adults and they expect all staff to share this commitment. For this post, pre-employment checks will be carried out, references will be sought and successful candidates will need to undertake an enhanced DBS check.
This is a fantastic opportunity to develop an engaging career with a forward-thinking charity. Apply today!
PLEASE NOTE: In accordance with the Children’s Home Regulations 2015, applicants need to be 21 years or over to be able to work at Robins.
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