Assistant Chef
Bupa
London-Battersea
10d ago

About the role

  • One of your key responsibilities will be preparing meals from the daily menu. You will get to know our residents so will respond to any special dietary requirements or preferences, promoting choice, dignity and respect
  • Managing the kitchen supplies, you will also be responsible for checking and maintaining kitchen equipment
  • You will complete all necessary paperwork such as COSHH, HACPP, whilst adhering to company policies and procedures
  • You will support the Chef Manager in training and support other kitchen staff such as kitchen assistants and cooks
  • Occasionally, you will help cater for ad hoc special events. These may include 100th birthday celebrations, summer BBQ’s and Christmas parties.
  • Who we’re looking for With a Food Hygiene Certificate and experience working in a fresh food kitchen, you always strive for the highest standard catering.

    You will be passionate about food and understand the importance of good quality, home cooking to our residents. What’s in it for you?

    Bupa Care Homes values its people, so you can expect a competitive pay rate and benefits that include :

  • Sociable hours that offer a better work / life balance than other kitchen roles
  • Smile Everyday - a health and wellbeing package available to all permanent employees giving access to 24 / 7 health lines along with online wellbeing tools
  • A competitive starting salary with the opportunity to increase this through training and development.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Interest free travel ticket loans
  • Bupa Cash Plan discounts
  • We cover the cost of your DBS Check (£44)
  • Pension and life assurance scheme available
  • Comprehensive induction and on-going training and development
  • Competitive staff benefits such as weekly offers and discounts
  • Hot meal provided
  • Uniform provided
  • About the Home Our home is located between Albert and Battersea Bridge, south of the River Thames, across from Chelsea's famous Kings Road and within walking distance of Battersea Park.

    We are surrounded by beautiful gardens designed especially for our residents, with a comfortable seating area and delightful courtyard, winner of a Chelsea Flower Show Gold Medal.

    Our staff are proud of the level of care they provide and the facilities available to our residents, including an on-site physiotherapy suite, with a qualified physiotherapist team for one-

    to-one rehabilitation. We focus on respect, dignity and allowing each resident as much independence as possible.

    Who we are Bupa Care Homes provides expert nursing, dementia, residential and specialist care to almost 9,000 people in over 140 UK homes.

    Our purpose is to help people live longer, healthier, happier lives.Passionate about making lives better, every decision we make is because we care.

    It’s why we inspire and support our staff to put our residents’ wellbeing at the heart of everything they do. Choose a career in care.

    Bupa is committed to an environment which will attract, retain and motivate its people. Bupa aims to ensure that every applicant to, or employee of is assessed for employment, promotion and development solely on the basis of personal merit and qualifications, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age.

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