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Unit 3, Regents Place, Corby
£11.40 an hour - Permanent

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  • £11.40 an hour

Job type

  • Permanent

Shift and schedule

  • Day shift


Unit 3, Regents Place, Corby

Pulled from the full job description

  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Discounted or free food
  • On-site parking
  • Referral programme

Full job description

Please note we do not provide Tier 2 sponsorship

Salary - £11.40 per hour


  • 35 hours per week
  • 7.30 am-5.30 pm

Job Summary

As Second Chef at Priors Hall, you will have the opportunity to be involved in every aspect of the kitchen management supporting the Head Chef and taking responsibility in their absence. You will support the planning the menus, motivating and leading the catering team, ensuring the dining experience meets the needs of all our residents, ensuring food standards are kept high. Co-ordinating all aspects of Kitchen production so that food is prepared to the agreed standards and time deadlines are met. ordering and supplier of stock, training and coaching more junior staff, ensuring all HACCAP and COSHH requirements are met.

Key Responsibilities

· To support the implementation and supervision of all aspects of kitchen control e.g. menus, hygiene, health and safety, staff, cleaning and waste control directed by The Head Chef.

· To support the recruitment of all grades of staff within the agreed guidelines.

· To order catering consumables from current nominated suppliers in line with Company Purchasing policy.

· To have full understanding of H.A.C.C.P, to ensure all staff adhere to H.A.C.C.P and all documentation is completed and signed by the appropriate members of staff

· To complete monthly audits for kitchen reporting any findings to the Head Chef.

· To assist the Head Chef prepare menus for the home taking into account the content, balance, colour and nutritional values, in line with agreed budget.

· To consult with residents on a regular basis to ensure that their needs and choices are being met.

· To prepare special diets for residents as directed by the care team.

· To maintain the agreed stock levels of food.

· To implement and maintain an agreed deep cleaning schedule for the kitchen.

· To carry out stock takes at the end of each month.

· To assist in the preparation of function menus and costing,

· To co-operate with requests from Head Chef and residents wherever possible.

· To attend resident/relative meetings wherever possible.


· A permanent contract of employment

· A competitive salary

· We will support you to complete an NVQ qualification

· Fully funded enhanced DBS check

· A job with purpose and satisfaction

· Fully funded uniform

· Paid Breaks

· Refer a friend bonus scheme

A great place to work

Halcyon Care Homes is now part of Anchor, England’s largest not-for-profit provider of care and housing for older people. Our heartfelt ambition is to transform housing and care so everyone can have a home where they love living in later life.

We’re not-for-profit which means every penny we make or save is invested in the people who live with us, the places they live and the people who work here. That means a better standard of care and customer service, better wages, more investment in training and development and improved facilities.

Anchor are committed to being a great and inclusive place to work. We want to hear from candidates from all backgrounds especially those who are from underrepresented groups. At Anchor, we live by the values of accountability, respect, courageousness and honesty and they go hand-in-hand with making sure we value diversity and champion an inclusive culture.

We are a member of Inclusive Employers, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident Employer, an accredited Living Wage Employer and a signatory to the Care Leaver Covenant and HouseProud Pledge schemes.

If you are ready to kick start your career in an extremely rewarding role, then please apply today!


Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £11.40 per hour


  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Discounted or free food
  • On-site parking
  • Referral programme


  • Day shift


  • Cooking: 2 years (required)

Work authorisation:

  • United Kingdom (required)

Work Location: In person

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