Care Home Chef

Job Description

Hampshire County Council are currently recruiting for Chef’s based in the Hampshire area for their care homes .Your duties will include:-Plan, prepare and cook a variety of meals which will be Breakfast, Lunch and DinnerUnderstand and comply with statutory and legal requirements such as HACCP, Health and Safety, COSHH, Environmental Health, ensuring a safe environmentEnsure sufficient food stocks are ordered and received from approved suppliers and that stock rotation is taking place to maintain optimum freshnessSupervise and instruct catering staff in the use of all equipment and hygiene procedures giving help and guidance where appropriateResponsible for all kitchen equipment ensuring it is in full, safe working order, reporting any damage or faults to the Maintenance Person or Registered / Unit manager and following up any appropriate actionEssential Knowledge, Skills and ExperienceBasic food hygiene certificateClear understanding of Health and Safety issuesAble to complete written records such as record books, accident/incident report sheets etcAble to work as art of a team and use initiative to deal with problems in a practical way and respond appropriately where additional help is required or in an emergency situation Able to communicate clearly and appropriately with othersDemonstrate a commitment to equal opportunities issues as they apply in the work place and challenge attitudes and practices which are discriminatoryConnect2Hampshire, part of Hampshire & Kent Commercial Services LLP, is an equal opportunities Employment Agency & Business and positively encourages applications from all suitably qualified and eligible candidates.

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