Chef (Care Home) – Wisbech, Cambridgeshire

Chef (Care Home)


Wisbech, Cambridgeshire


Chef (Care Home)

£500 Welcome Bonus*

We are currently looking for a Chef to join the Excelcare team atGlennfield Care Home in Wisbech, Cambridge.

Excelcare are a family-owned business which has been established for over 30 years. Our vision is to continually be a leading provider of high-quality care which exceeds the expectations of the people living within our service.

What you can expect:

  • Salary: £13.60 per hour
  • 40 hours a week from Monday – Sunday. You will be required to work alternate weekends.
  • Start times from 6.30am/7am

Main Duties:

  • Cook using fresh ingredients made from scratch
  • Prepare weekly food rotas and menus, paying particular attention to any special dietary requirements
  • Communication of information to senior members of staff relevant to ordering stock and menu planning
  • Assist Healthcare Professionals in the area of dietician
  • Complying with and developing Risk Assessments
  • Maintain quality assurance systems within the kitchen
  • Undertake supervision of other kitchen staff
  • Have a full understanding of Health & Safety as well as Food Hygiene issues, COSHH, and working within the guidelines relating to cross infection
  • Be available at short notice to cover absence and sickness.

What you will need:

  • NVQ Level 2 in catering and hospitality
  • 2 years’ experience in a catering environment
  • 12 months experience in managing a kitchen

What we offer in return for your hard work:

  • £500 Welcome Bonus*
  • Highly competitive pay rates
  • 28 Days holiday including bank holidays
  • Free on-site parking*
  • Enhancement to pay on bank holidays
  • Refer a Friend Scheme rewarding £300 for every person you refer
  • DBS certificate paid by Excelcare*
  • Comprehensive induction programme
  • Funded qualifications via the apprenticeship programme (where required)
  • Paid uniform
  • Employee of the month – £100 for outstanding contribution
  • Free learning and development*

*T’s and C’s apply

If you are interested in this position please apply online today, we look forward to hearing from you.



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