Bank Chef Assistant
Sanctuary Group
Harwich, East, GB
1d ago

At Sanctuary Care, we believe in providing high quality care homes where people are looked after with the utmost dignity and respect.

It goes without saying that kindness is what care is all about, so first and foremost, we carefully choose our staff for their kind and compassionate nature.

We aim to care, nurture and enrich the lives of all in our family’ at Sanctuary Care, whether that’s our staff, residents or family members.

Bank Assistant Chef

Don Thomson House Residential Care Home, Low Road, Dovercourt, Harwich, Essex

£10.56 per hour

Hours as and when required

Why work for us?

We spend so much time at work don’t we, so our ethos at Sanctuary Care is to enrich the lives of both our residents and staff.

Let’s have some fun while we’re at work, support each other and work hard as a team. There’s loads of training and promotion opportunities available for those who want to pursue it and every day job satisfaction at Don Thomson for all regardless of role.

Sanctuary Care has over 100 care homes and you can feel’ the difference a team makes the moment you step through one of our doors.

The team at Don Thomson is special and we’re looking for special people to join us. Become a part of it and apply for this role.

Where you’ll work

For people living in our residential care suites, the home’s community events a real highlight in their social calendar, which for many has got busier since moving into Don Thomson House! And for our residents living with dementia, they are able to experience wonderful activities and events in safe and familiar surroundings.

No two days at the home are ever the same. Not only do we support residents to stay connected to the community in Harwich, but we deliver group and one-to-one activities based on their individual likes and interests.

You can find us enjoying everything from the knit and natter club and Movement to Music sessions, to Namaste hand massages.

We also have a film club and a reading club. They all provide activities in a social setting that help our residents to really thrive.

Click here for further information about the home.

Are you our next Assistant Chef? Here’s more about the role :

  • We are looking for an Assistant Chef who will work with the Chef Manager, to prepare a varied set of quality menus for our residents
  • You will promote and monitor food hygiene and safety standards, carry out risk assessments and clean the kitchen to a high standard
  • You will have daily interaction with residents, visitors and colleagues; therefore we are looking for someone who is friendly, approachable and passionate
  • Experience of working within a catering environment and a valid food hygiene certificate is required.
  • Benefits and rewards

    We know you work so hard and being the best Assistant Chef you can be needs to be rewarded. We are very proud to offer the following :

  • 20 days annual leave equivalent based on hours worked
  • Life assurance
  • CQC performance bonus
  • Overtime enhancement
  • Statutory sick pay
  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • Refer a friend scheme with payment of up to £750 available
  • Contributory pension from Sanctuary Care
  • Access to a free 24 / 7 support service providing support including legal, financial, emotional and medical advice
  • Discounts on shopping, holidays, cinema, dining, days out and much more via My Rewards’
  • Criminal Records Checks are funded by Sanctuary Care.
  • We hope you feel you could be our next team member.

    The reference number for this position is 115907

    Closing date : 1 July 2021

    We might get a lot of applications so reserve the right to withdraw this advertisement at any time. Don’t miss out, please apply early.

    Building Equality and Diversity

    Sanctuary Group encourages and welcomes applications from people from diverse backgrounds to support our commitment to offering an inclusive environment for our employees and customers.

    We work closely with the Home Office in order to prevent illegal working.

    An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be necessary in the event of a successful application which we will pay for.

    Sanctuary Care Limited is a subsidiary of Sanctuary Housing Association, an exempt charity.

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