A purpose built care home in St Albans with a unique and revolutionary ethos. Family-owned and family-run, they have a passion for care and believe that all their residents deserve the best of everything.
They have high standards within their care home and home care services, both being rated “Outstanding” by the Care Quality Commission.
Preparing, cooking and serving of delicious and nutritious hot and cold meals, as and when required for both clients and staff.
Ensuring all meals are of the highest possible quality and attractively presented.
Providing for special dietary requirements where necessary and taking into account the preferences of individual Clients
Participating in staff and client meetings as required.
Assisting in planning/costing menus in order to provide a balanced nutritious diet, making the best use of available fresh foods.
Maintaining accurate records of food supplies, waste and hazard analysis, and freezer/fridge temperatures as required by regulatory bodies and the company.
Ensuring stock rotation. Assisting in the ordering of stocks and checking of deliveries, and checking and valuing stocks as required by the home manager and head chef.
Ensuring the correct and economical use of provisions and equipment within budgetary guidelines.
Demonstrate a minimum 1 year catering experience.
Hold relevant catering qualification – City & Guilds 706/1 and 706/2 or NVQ.
Hold Basic Food Hygiene Certificate and demonstrates high standards of personal hygiene.
Hold or work towards achieving Intermediate Food Hygiene.
Able to instruct and demonstrate food preparation activities.
Display a positive and flexible aptitude to team working.
Exhibit a caring and understanding attitude towards the residents.
IT skills, ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
Additional information: Subject to satisfactory DBS check and reference checks