Head Chef

Categories: Care.

Salary: Circa £25,000
Hours 37.5 per week (worked over 5 days Monday – Sunday)
Contract: Permanent

Ashgate Hospicecare is an independent registered charity that provides specialist care and support for adults and their families in North Derbyshire. We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Head Chef to join our dedicated team.

You must be an experienced Chef and have the ability to manage staff in a busy environment or healthcare setting. You will provide leadership and direction to the catering team to provide our patients, staff and visitors with a high quality menu service and to be experienced in the preparation of meals to strict dietary requirements.

You will be required to provide a full catering service to a 21 bed inpatient unit 7 days a week and up to 16 day centre patients per day 4 days per week. In addition to this you will also be responsible for catering for functions and fundraising events held both on and off site.

This role would ideally suit a committed hands on professional who has the ability to represent the catering department and Hospice leading a team whilst supporting the Estates & Facilities Manager in the development of the catering service. Key to the success of this post will be having an in depth knowledge of using the best seasonal produce available and the drive to continually improve the service to patients and visitors to the Hospice.

If you are innovative, creative and passionate about providing a high quality service we want to hear from you.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Lorraine Chambers, Estates & Facilities Manager on 01246 568801

To apply, please download an application form and equal opportunities monitoring form from our website – www.ashgatehospicecare.org/vacancies or contact our HR Office at hr@ashgatehospice.nhs.uk / 01246 568801.
Registered Charity no: 700636

Closing date: Friday 10 April 2015

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