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DATE ADDED: Thu 01/11/2018

Chef/Cook

Edinburgh, UK
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COMPANY: FOUR SEASONS HEALTH CARE

Job Description
Site or Unit :
Castlegreen Care Home
Address :
160 Greendykes Road Edinburgh City of Edinburgh EH16 4ES

Contracted Weekly Hours : 16

Castle Green is a 60 bed home. Two of our units specialise in distressed reactions, and specialist dementia units. We provide person-centred care to residents within Castlegreen. This we do to a high standard with the use of named nurses and key workers. We work in a participative way with residents, relatives and friends to achieve this. We work as a strong team with good communication to do the best for our residents.

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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