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2nd Chef - Care Home

  • Job reference: Chef
  • Location: Chelmsford, Essex
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Adults
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Job description: Are you passionate about delivering excellent quality care?

My client are an exciting new care and nursing provider committed to delivering person centred care to our many residents at our home at a care home in Chelmsford.

They are currently looking for a dedicated second chef to assist the Head Chef to effectively manage all catering services within the home, delivering high quality menus in line with resident's needs and preferences and within annual budget.

The second Chef will assist to maintain excellent health and safety standards within the kitchen and ensure compliance with company policies and procedures and regulations.

The second Chef will comply with kitchen staff duty rotas to ensure consistent service and delivery and adherence to budget in accordance with Company policy.

The second chef will also promote leadership and mentoring to kitchen staff to maintain excellent standards of performance, to ensure awareness and implementation of best practice and to support individual team staff members.
The second Chef will be required to be flexible in their working hours.

Skills and Qualifications:


· City & Guilds 706 - 1 & 2, or equivalent qualification (achieved or working towards)
· Team player
· Basic Food Hygiene Certificate
· Good communication skills
· Ability to work on own initiative
· Intermediate Food Hygiene Certificate
· Previous management or supervisory experienced
· Experience of food preparation for the relevant Service User group
We can offer competitive rates of pay and a strong team ethos of valuing people and supporting individuals learning and development needs.

All candidates must have a previous DBS within the last 3 years and must be able to provide 2 previous employment references.


If you are interested in this role then please email your CV to or call Tom on 01772 208963