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Chef – Ellacombe


Between £12.01-15.00 Per Hour

Part Time

Norse Care

Closing Date: 19/08/22




The salary for this role is £23,587.20 pro rota per annum which equates to £11.34 per hour.

Norse Catering provide their services to care homes across Norfolk, utilising local and fresh produce, to deliver balanced and nutritious meals to enhance the lives of the residents within the homes.

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Chef to join the team at Ellacombe, our residential care home in Norwich, working 30 hours per week.

You will work with the Chef Manager, and the catering team, to ensure delivery of daily service to the highest standard, including the preparation, cooking, and displaying of food and beverages, promoting healthy choices and offering outstanding customer service.

You will be responsible for:

  • Preparing, cooking, and serving of food, ensuring the dietary requirements of the residents are met
  • Supporting with the training of the catering team to maintain excellent customer service
  • Complying with Health and Safety and food hygiene procedures, ensuring these are always adhered to
  • Creating innovative displays and meals to promote healthy food choices

Our Ideal Candidate:

  • Holds an NVQ Level 2 in Hospitality and Catering or equivalent
  • Previous experience in a busy kitchen environment with an organised approach to tasks
  • Excellent understanding of the food industry and customer service standards
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety including the Food Safety Act

Our Offer:

You will have the chance to work in a friendly, customer service focused environment, and alongside a completive salary and our company benefits package, you will have the platform to develop within the industry with a national company.

Please read the attached job description and person specification to ensure you meet the criteria for the role before applying.

We are committed to employment practices and behaviours which encourage diversity, promote equality of treatment and eliminate unlawful and or unfair discrimination.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy once we have received sufficient applications. If you have not been contacted within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has not been successful and will not be progressed to the next stage.

An enhanced DBS check will be required for our successful candidate, payment will be met by the employer. Please click here for details of our DBS policy relating to the recruitment of ex-offenders.