Greensleeves Home Trust


Full Time

Greensleeves Home Trust

Closing Date: 01/09/17


Head Chef – 40 hours per week (Including weekends)

At De Lucy House we are looking for amazing people who like to make a difference every day. People who not only care for our residents but care about them and prove this in everything they do.

So if you have always wanted to work in a team that puts residents first, delivers the best possible care all alongside a group of people that genuinely share your passion give us a call.

We are looking for an outstanding Head Chef to provide first class food and hospitality within the needs of a care home environment. This is a fantastic time to join Greensleeves Care, A not-for–profit Care organisation. The Charity is committed to providing the best possible care for older people that you could imagine.

You be able to demonstrate creative flair, nutritional understanding and leadership skills, combined with a genuine interest in the people we support.

Highly valued and popular with residents, families and staff, our chefs are key personalities within our homes.

You will be responsible for ensuring that all food not only looks and tastes delicious but also reflects the preferences and dietary requirements of each resident. You will design menus, manage all aspects of the kitchen, control the budget and lead the catering team.

A catering qualification such as City and Guilds 706 1/2 or equivalent is ideally required for this role, as is experience in a similar position. If you have the unique qualities required for this exciting role and want to work with an organisation that provides the type of care you’d expect for your loved ones, we would welcome your application.

But as much as you love caring you also need to earn a living; so we offer:

Excellent rates of pay

  • Child care vouchers
  • Pension
  • Sick Pay
  • Industry leading face to face training, (not eLearning at home)
  • QCF training and potential advancement for everybody who wants it
  • Rotas produced well in advance to allow life planning
  • Fantastic discount scheme

Our motto is “you’re among friends” and we are confident you will see why as soon as you meet us.

About you

The successful applicant will be appointed subject to a POVA check and an enhanced DBS disclosure, the cost of which will be met by Greensleeves Care. This post is not subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

If you are looking for a new role where you can make a difference to residents’ life while meeting amazing colleagues who are as dedicated to care as you then Greensleeves Care is the right place for you.

Closing date: 1st September, however we do reserve the right to close adverts early.