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About The Role

Yorkare Homes is an award winning care home provider based in East Yorkshire.

As a family owned company, with over 30 years experience operating care homes, we aim to provide the highest quality care in luxury environments.

This is reflected by our numerous Outstanding ratings from CQC (which puts us in the top 2% in the country) and the 3 Best New Care Home in the UK awards we received at the prestigious Pinders Healthcare Design Awards in London.

Yorkare Homes is excited to begin developing Haxby Hall into a state of the art luxury care home.

The Home, in the heart of Haxby, will provide both residential and dementia care for up to 63 residents.

It is on a 1.4 acre site allowing for large gardens, allotments and a bowls green.

Facilities will include an in-house bar, a hair and beauty salon, terraces on each floor, a cinema and a sweet shop. These will be used daily in our varied activities programm

We are currently recruiting for a passionate Chef to work 30 hours per week.

(This would include some weekend work)

The role of Chef will work alongside the Head Chef to plan, prepare and present outstanding meals of restaurant quality to the residents.

Using fresh ingredients and produce and working with the residents to ensure they are provided with a tasty, safe, nutritious and varied top quality menu.

Support is provided by the Regional Hospitality Manager, and restaurant standard catering facilities are provided.

It is essential that all our staff are;

Flexible, caring and compassionate.
Positive, self-motivated and organised.
Willing to undertake any training necessary to develop skills and competency relevant to the role.
Sensitive to the needs of others.
An active team player and must be able to work on own initiative.
Possess good communication skills with colleagues, residents and visitors.

Overview of Job Description:

Working alongside the Head Chef, to prepare and cook a balanced, nutritious diet within a controlled hygienic environment, adhering to the menu planner or special requests of the residents.
Planning, preparing and presenting meals to top restaurant quality
Ensuring the kitchen is run and equipment maintained to an outstanding level, providing the kind of service the residents expect and deserve.
To control systems of food allocation to minimise wastage, working with the Head Chef to keep within allocated budgets
To deputise for the Head Chef when required and provide cover and support.
To monitor stocks and purchases, thereby allocating the quantities of materials
To maintain a balanced diet and varied menus.
To ensure that all kitchen staff clean the kitchen after use, including self and, at the end of each shift, leave the kitchen in a clean and hygienic state
Ensure that Food Hygiene and Health and Safety standards are met

Person Specification:

Qualified Chef holding a City & Guilds/NVQ2 or equivalent
Food Hygiene and Safety qualified
Good understanding of HACCP
Experience of a Care Home environment desirable. Confidence to engage with residents to create a varied and appetising menu
Current knowledge in catering for modified diets and allergy awareness.
Comfortable working with fresh seasonable produce and good knowledge of nutrition
A warm, approachable manner and an understanding that the residents’ wellbeing is the top priority.

In return the company will offer you:

Competitive rates of pay
Great work-life balance; working days with alternate weekends
Free Uniform
Fully comprehensive training and development support from our in-house trainer
Career Progression
Staff recognition awards
Rewards App
Health Scheme
Working with a fantastic team of friendly, supportive, like-minded individuals

If you are a qualified Chef, driven by quality and looking to work with in a friendly, outstanding and progressive environment – apply today.

Salary Dependent upon experience Up to £10.40 per hour

Yorkare Homes is proud to be an Equal Opportunities Employer

COVID-19 considerations:

From the 11th November 2021 it will be law that to work within a social care setting you must be fully vaccinated against covid 19.


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Location: Haxby Hall
Hours: 30
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01904 202555



Haxby Hall, York Rd, Haxby, York YO32 3DX, UK

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Haxby Hall, York Rd, Haxby, York YO32 3DX, UK

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