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Date Added: Mon 10/06/2024

Chef

Salford, M6, UK
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Company: ELYSIUM HEALTHCARE

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: Annual salary of £24,114

Ready for a chef role that lets you unleash your creativity? If so, join Braeburn House as a Chef working alongside a dedicated team.

 

Become a crucial part of the kitchen team working 37.5 hours a week, crafting daily meals for service users, staff and visitors. Dive into food preparation and elevate your role by providing guidance and training to your peers.

Here's the exciting part- the calendar is buzzing with activities, events and special occasions which you'll also cater for. From World Food Day to festive moments like Christmas and Easter, you get to infuse your own flair and keep things exciting.

It's a calm and pleasurable working environment, where you'll be able to manage your workload and enjoy creating delicious meals. There's a great social aspect to this role where you can interact with people outside the kitchen regularly. 

Just imagine… great job satisfaction, home in time for dinner every night and two days off a week. Now that's a recipe for a balanced work-life combo.

As a Chef you will be:

  • Supporting the Head Chef for the day-to-day running of the kitchen. 
  • Maintaining good food storage procedures and stock rotation according to established procedures.
  • Preparing, planning and cooking meals to a consistently high standard, taking account of any special requests or dietary requirements within the unit.
  • Serving service users, staff and visitors with food and beverage in a professional and courteous services manner.
  • Preparing and producing foods for conferences and banquets.
  • Participating in food costings through effective cost control procedures.
  • Adhering to the 'Safer Food Better Business' standards and record keeping.
  • Adhering strictly to Food Hygiene Regulations and other safety procedures at all times.
  • Taking full shift responsibility for the catering operation
  • Assisting the Head Chef by researching and creating new menus ensuring meals are of a high quality and compliment healthy eating guidelines.
  • Correctly filing of all paperwork in relation to the Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point system (HACCP) i.e. Fridge temperatures, food temperature logs and cleaning schedules

To be successful in this role, you'll need:

  • To be 18 years or older
  • GCSE or equivalent English
  • City & Guilds 706/1 and 2 (or equivalent) Basic Food Preparation Cooking
  • Basic Food Hygiene (essential)
  • Intermediate Food hygiene (desirable)
  • Previous experience in a similar environment
  • Previous experience in delivering a service on mass
  • Menu planning, costing, ordering, stock control and budget experience

Where you will be working:

Location: Charles Street, Salford, Manchester, M6 7DU

You will be working at Braeburn House, a modern purpose built rehabilitation and recovery service for males suffering from a primary diagnosis of mental illness that have already progressed in their journey of recovery but still require further support and intensive interventions.

The service is being provided by Greater Manchester West Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust and Elysium Healthcare and is situated in the heart of Salford Greater Manchester. You will work alongside a multidisciplinary team to work under the guidance of the Care Programme Approach (CPA) to help support individuals to develop the necessary coping strategies and skills to manage a more independent life within a more community-based setting.

 What you will get:

  • Annual salary of £24,114
  • The equivalent of 33 days annual leave - plus your birthday off!
  • Free meals and parking
  • Wellbeing support and activities to help you maintain a great work-life balance.
  • Career development and training to help you achieve your career goals.
  • Pension contribution to secure your future.
  • Life Assurance for added peace of mind.
  • Enhanced Maternity Package so you can truly enjoy this special time.

There is also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, car leasing without a credit check, holiday financing and much more. 

About your next employer

You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with over 8,000 employees and a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 90 services across England and Wales covering Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is opportunity for you to grow and move. 

Elysium Healthcare is part of Ramsay Health Care with a global network that extends across 10 countries and employs over 86,000 people globally. 

Elysium Healthcare follows safer recruitment of staff for all appointments. It is a requirement that all staff understand it is each person's individual responsibility and are committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of service users. Candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure.


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