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DATE ADDED: Thu 01/11/2018


Bracknell, UK


Job Description
Site or Unit :
The Bracknell Care Home
Address :
Crowthorne Road Bracknell Berkshire RG12 7DN

Contracted Weekly Hours : 32

The Bracknell Care Home is a 26 bed home providing nursing care to elderly clients. We are a small friendly home we have a very good relationship with Bracknell Forest Borough Council who recommend our home to new clients. We welcome private clients as well as those funded by the Local Authority. Our kitchen has a five star food safety rating and the food is enjoyed by all our residents. We are situated within 15 minutes walk from Bracknell main train station. There is an easy bus route and a bus stop a few minutes away from the home. Bracknell Care Home is a few minutes away from Easthampstead shopping centre. The home has a very homely friendly atmosphere with good relationships between staff, residents and their families. We are well established within the local community and have strong links with local charities and churches.

As the Chef you will lead the catering team to provide nutritious and enticing meals for the residents in our care. You will be responsible for ensuring mealtimes are an enjoyable part of the day, involving residents in preparing and developing menus.

So as a Chef what do you need to do to make this happen?
  • Prepare all meals within the home, paying consideration to special dietary requirements and individual request.
  • Develop a positive relationship with all residents, staff and other visitors to the home by becoming an integral part of the team.
  • Regularly seek feedback from residents and staff in order to continually improve the level of service we offer.
  • Maintain a clean hazard free kitchen in order to minimise risks to residents and employees of the home.
  • Promote high standards of catering by ensuring all staff are supervised appropriately and the kitchen operates in a smooth efficient manner.
  • Ensure that the team's skill and knowledge levels are able to meet the changing needs of the business.
  • Work safely within company policies, seeking advice and guidance when necessary.

Job Requirements
In order to achieve this our Chef should have:

An excellent knowledge of food hygiene and food preparation, along with a positive attitude and a desire to deliver the best possible service to the residents in our care. Experience of supervising or leading a team is desirable.

Four Seasons Health Care provide a variety of competitive benefits, including a generous holiday allowance, a bespoke development programme, childcare vouchers and an employee discount scheme. Plus free parking and uniform where applicable.

If you have the skills to succeed in this role and are committed to the provision of quality care please click on Apply now.

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