Bank Chef – Sheffield

Bank Chef

Sanctuary Group




Bank Chef


Roman Ridge, Sheffield




Hours as and when required – to cover 7 days per week



Do you need flexibility in the days you work? Our bank roles (sometimes referred to as “relief roles” in other companies) mean that you will be able to choose from available shifts and have the benefits of a consistent workplace combined with opportunity to build positive relationships with the individuals we support. However you aren’t guaranteed shifts every week as hours are worked as and when required.

We are seeking an enthusiastic Bank Chef to assist with meal preparation within ourTaste Restaurantat Roman Ridge.


Conveniently located, with easy access to Sheffield City Centre, our in-house Taste restaurant is open to residents from 9am – 2pm, seven days a week for lunch and snacks.


Our Bank Chef will enjoy steady hours with no split-shifts compared to other areas of the catering world, which may be a good choice if you have a family to consider, or you don’t necessarily want to be working late nights.


If you want to create restaurant style food without the restaurant style hours, this is a great opportunity to hone your skill set whilst helping to create innovative menus for our residents in a relaxed environment.


Strong interpersonal skills and a friendly open manner are essential for success in this role.



The role of Bank Chef will include:

  • Delivering a high quality versatile catering service that caters for our residents’ individual needs, including special diets
  • Managing the food and labour budget, through careful rota planning, purchasing and control of food supplies, to ensure that menus can be delivered and the kitchen works within the relevant budgetary levels for the Taste restaurants
  • Receiving and amending of orders, food stock locations and audits, input of weekly labour entries and daily cash records within the specified time requirements
  • Managing the Food Safety Management System and having responsibility for the team understanding and implementing it
  • Scheduling cleaning and maintenance routines for all food services areas and kitchen equipment, to maintain high sanitation/safety standards
  • Carrying out risk assessments and cleaning the kitchen to a high standard
  • Assisting with the supervision and development of staff


Skills and experiences:

  • Previous experience of working in a catering environment is essential along with experience of cooking for various groups of people
  • Level 2 Diploma in Catering and Hospitality is desirable, plus a minimum of two years catering experience
  • A valid Basic Food Hygiene Certificate
  • Knowledge of online catering software packages
  • Proven knowledge of health and safety procedures
  • Some experience of setting and managing budgets
  • Friendly and approachable attitude with the ability to interact with our residents, visitors and colleagues


Why work for Sanctuary Retirement Living?

Sanctuary Retirement Living services provide comfort, independence and peace of mind. Residents live independently, safe in the knowledge that support is available in their home should they need it. Spacious apartments with on-site communal facilities create an environment where residents can enjoy healthy, active and independent lifestyles in their later years.


Ready to join Sanctuary Retirement Living?

As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary Retirement Living a great place to work, we offer you access to a range of great employee benefits and the opportunity to develop and progress within your career. Benefits include:

  • Health and well-being plans
  • A variety of online discounts and rewards from major retailers
  • A wide range of learning and development opportunities
  • £10.50 per hour


We are proud to support the Department of Health and Social Care’s ‘Made with Care’ campaign to encourage more people to apply to work in adult social care. If you’re considering a caring career, we have many rewarding roles at Sanctuary Retirement Living. For more information on the campaign click  here



Closing Date: 29 March 2023


We reserve the right depending on application numbers to close or extend the closing dates for positions; we would therefore recommend an early application.

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Building Equality and Diversity

Sanctuary Group encourages and welcomes applications from people from diverse backgrounds to support our commitment to offering an inclusive environment for our employees and customers. 
We work closely with the Home Office in order to prevent unlawful working.
A basic Disclosure and Barring Service check will be necessary in the event of a successful application which we will pay for.
Sanctuary Retirement Living is a trading name of Sanctuary Housing Association, an exempt charity.


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