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Chef

About the role

Are you looking for a career in catering?  We are looking for an creative and confident Chef who can inspire those within their team. The Catering Team are involved in every area of the charity.  Not only providing the very best meals to our patients and their families, but also the staff and volunteers who give the care and support.  It doesn’t end there, our fundraising team put on events that need a broad spectrum of catering.

As a Chef you will supervise, cook and prepare food for all users of St Michael’s Hospice; and to provide a catering service for the café and hospice events. You will be ultimately responsible for Supervising catering assistants, volunteers and kitchen porters.

You will be based primarily at our Bartestree site and on early or late shifts between the hours of 7am to 7.15pm.  We are a 7-day service so there will be some weekend work and occasional event cover. Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays  also have an unsocial hours payment

What we are looking for

As a Chef you will supervise, cook and prepare food for all users of St Michael’s Hospice; and to provide a catering service for the café and hospice events. You will be ultimately responsible for Supervising catering assistants, volunteers and kitchen porters.

You will be based primarily at our Bartestree site and on early or late shifts between the hours of 7am to 7.15pm.  We are a 7-day service so there will be some weekend work and occasional event cover. Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays  also have an unsocial hours payment.

What you can expect from us

As well as joining an enthusiastic friendly and committed team, our location is hard to beat – nestled in the stunning Herefordshire countryside, in a state-of-the-art facility with free on-site parking, discounted delicious meals snacks and drinks. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including 30 days annual leave, plus bank holidays, a Hospice pension, discounts with local suppliers, generous study leave and support for ongoing personal development.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Transferable NHS pension
  • Hospice pension
  • Superb working environment and facilities
  • Generous study leave allowance
  • Discounts with local suppliers
  • Individualised training needs analysis
  • Advanced communication skills training
  • Employee counselling service
  • Free on-site parking
  • Competitively priced meals and beverages
  • Free tea, coffee and chilled water
  • Friendly, welcoming work environment
  • 30 days annual leave, plus bank holidays

Next steps

If the Chef role sounds like the role for you and you want to work at one of the top 100 best not for profit organisations to work for, then we’d love to hear from you. Apply now and help St Michael’s Hospice continue caring to make a difference to patients living with a terminal illness and their families across Herefordshire and beyond.

Need some help?

The interview date for this role will be 15th May 2024.

To find out more, of if you need help with your application, contact our recruitment team

Job Details
Department:
Kitchen
Salary:
£24,503 -£25,251 | Spinal Point 6-8
Hours:
Full time | 37.5 | Monday – Sunday Rota
Location:
St Michael's Hospice Bartestree Hereford HR1 4HA Herefordshire
Closing date:
31 July 2024