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Sous Chef

  • Posted: 17th July
  • Location: RH12 3LU
  • Pay: £15.97

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Sous Chef – Broadbridge Park, Horsham – £15.97 per hour

  • 70 Bedded Nursing and Dementia home
  • Full time; 42 hours per week, including alternate weekends

Are you a talented chef with a passion for creating delicious meals and making a difference in people's lives? Look no further! At Caring Homes, we're on a mission to make each home the best possible place to live and work, and that includes our kitchen. Join us in creating a culinary experience that feels like home for our residents and our team.

Why Choose Us?

Work-Life Balance: Say goodbye to late nights and hello to a schedule that prioritises your well-being. We believe in fostering a healthy work-life balance, so you can pursue your passion for cooking while still enjoying time with family and friends.

Residents Always Come First: Our commitment to our residents is unwavering. They are at the heart of everything we do, and their satisfaction is our top priority. Join us in delivering personalised dining experiences that delight the senses and nourish the soul.

Creative Freedom: As our Sous Chef, you'll have the opportunity to showcase your culinary talents and creativity. From menu planning to meal preparation, you'll have the autonomy to create dishes that cater to our residents' needs and preferences.

Supportive Environment: We're more than just colleagues; we're a family. Experience the warmth and camaraderie of working alongside dedicated team members who share your passion for food and hospitality.

  • No late evenings, allowing you to enjoy a better work-life balance.
  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Ongoing professional development including training and support to help you excel in your role including apprenticeship opportunities.
  • A supportive and inclusive work environment.
  • Free DBS & Blue Light Card
  • High street discounts
  • Employee assistance program for personal and professional support.
What You’ll Do:
  • Assist the Head Chef in planning and preparing high-quality, nutritious meals for our residents.
  • Oversee kitchen operations, ensuring cleanliness, organisation, and adherence to safety standards when needed.
  • Support and mentor kitchen staff, fostering a collaborative and supportive environment.
  • Create and update menus that align with residents’ dietary needs and preferences.
  • Collaborating with other departments to coordinate special events and dietary accommodations for residents as needed.
  • Coordinating and communicating with the residents and relatives to ensure the satisfaction and needs of everyone is met and exceeded through continual feedback.

Qualifications Required:
  • Level 2 or above in Food Safety.
  • Level 2 Catering and Hospitality Qualification.
  • Allergen and Intolerance Awareness Certificate desired but not essential.
  • At least 5 years’ experience working in a commercial kitchen.
If you're ready to bring your culinary skills to a place where they truly matter, join us at Caring Homes and become part of our culinary family. Apply now and let's create delicious memories together!