Sous Chef / Deputy Chef Manager - Wetherby
Anchor Hanover
Wetherby Manor Wetherby, UK
4d ago

We are recruiting for an Experienced Sous Chef / Deputy Chef Manager to support the Head Chef with the catering operation at Wetherby Manor.

Wetherby Manor is a stunning residential care environment set in luxurious and comfortable surroundings close to the centre of town.

Meticulously finished to a superior standard. Our home is included in the Knight Frank luxury care homes List 2021.

Together you will be responsible for providing exceptional food, for a Breakfast, Lunch and Evening meal service for up to 75 residents.

All our meals are made from fresh seasonal produce and you have to have knowledge of special dietary requirements.

This is a hands on role, as you will be managing a small team within the home.

This is a 40 hour week, (4 days) offering an exceptional work life balance, however you will be required to work every other weekend.

This is an hourly paid role at £12.53 an hour - Salary Equivelent of £26,141

Ideally you have experience of working in a luxury care home setting or be someone from a high end hotel / restaurant background looking for a better work life balance.

Reporting into the Chef Manager, responsibilities will include :

  • Delivering a quality catering service in line with health, safety and hygiene requirements.
  • Leading the catering team and managing performance.
  • Maintaining compliance with food hygiene and health & safety standards.
  • Controlling kitchen stock, equipment and resources within budget.
  • Deputising for the Chef Manager in their abscence
  • Required knowledge & experience :

  • At least a years in a similar environment as Sous Chef / Deputy Chef Manager.
  • Health & safety procedures including control of substances harmful to health (COSHH) and food safety standards.
  • Proven chef and people management experience.
  • Basic knowledge of dietary requirements for older people and the impact of food types on medication.
  • Basic Understanding of IDDSI
  • Working with fresh seasonal produce
  • Baking and Cake making
  • Required skills :

  • Able to negotiate, influence, organize time and prioritise activities.
  • Able to work in a pressured environment and produce meals based on implemented menus.
  • Flexible, innovative and able to work as part of a team and individually.
  • Basic computer knowledge.
  • Anchor Hanover is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are proud to have an LGBT+ resident group, and also BAME, LGBT+ and Disabled colleague networks.

    These work closely with the organisation to celebrate diversity, address concerns, review policy and practice and empower their members.

    We recruit, train and promote without discrimination on the basis of race, religion, colour, sex or gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age or other protected status.

    One of our values is respect’, therefore we do not accept harassment or discrimination from any colleague, resident or third party.

    Please note all applicants must already hold the legal right to work in the UK and be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (unless medically exempt) to be able to fulfil this role


    As England’s largest not-for-profit provider of care and housing for older people, we’re able to negotiate great deals and benefits for our people.

    Here are just a few of the things you’ll get when you work with Anchor.

    Exclusive discounts on high-street shopping

    20% off mobile phone contracts

    Cashback on dental and medical expenses

    Discounted Private Medical rates

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