Job Ref: TLC1238
Branch: Cambridge Manor Care Home
Location: Cambridge Manor Care Home , Cambridge
Salary/Benefits: Competitive Salary
Contract type: Permanent
Hours: Full Time
Hours per week: 40
Posted date: 21/12/2021
Closing date: 01/02/2022
At TLC Care, our focus is quality of life and our approach to specialised nursing, residential and dementia care is, we believe, second to none, with dedicated highly-trained carers and nurses on hand 24 hours a day to provide assistance to meet the needs and wishes of each individual resident.
TLC Care have care homes across London, Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire, and Surrey.
TLC Care have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Head Chef to support the first class food service at their care home.
We are looking for a candidate who has a passion for cooking to join our award winning team where you will have the opportunity to expand your culinary skills.
The main purpose of the Chef Manager’s role is to organise and control the efficient and economic production of quality food within the budget, whilst maintaining high standards of cleanliness and hygiene in line with EHO regulations.
Food preparation will be expected to be of a very high standard and will include:
Preparing, cooking and serving hot and cold meals, as and when required.
Providing for special dietary requirements and take into account the preferences of individual residents, which will include preparing Kosher, Halal, vegan and vegetarian cuisine.
The Chef Manager will also be required to manage the kitchen rota, recruit, train and support their kitchen team members.
At TLC we believe that our people are at the heart of all we do, and we provide a warm, open and welcoming culture in which you will have the opportunity to learn, develop and grow whilst enriching the lives of others. …We offer amazing career progression opportunities across all of our departments and believe in a one team approach where we share and celebrate our team successes, working in line always with our core values of Truth, Love and Compassion. If you are committed to providing outstanding care with warm, kindness and empathy then do take the opportunity to apply for a role and join our TLC Family.
The successful applicant is required to have the following qualifications and skills:
•City Guilds Level 1 2, or equivalent (achieved or working towards)
•Basic Food / Hygiene Certificate
•Previous supervisor experience
Good communication skills
•Ability to work on own initiative
Why should you work for TLC Care?
An IIP Platinum organisation with outstanding people practices and support including engagement champions and Mental Health First Aiders.
A culture of family values where are values of Truth, Love and Compassion are embedded in all that we do.
Home level engagement sessions delivered by our Support Office Team.
Dedicated career plans and pathways
Incentivised Pay Schemes
28 days holiday (inc bank holiday)
Outstanding learning and development through our TLC Academy including QCF Diplomas at levels 2, 3, 4 and 5.
Support from a home leadership team who are trained to provided person centred leadership.
Discounts in 2000 high street and online retailers including gym membership.
Refer a Friend Incentive Scheme
Internal and External Awards
Discounted Health Cash Plans
Please note candidates will be required to have had both doses of the Covid 19 vaccine.
At TLC Care our values of Truth, Love and Compassion are the heart of all that we do and we are committed to ensuring that all of our people receive support, development and encouragement through every stage of their journey with TLC. As a TLC team member you will receive exceptional training and development, career progression, a wide range of benefits and an opportunity to make a difference to the lives of our residents.
We are a TLC family of seven care and nursing homes across London, Surrey, Hertfordshire and Cambridge providing exceptional care in our beautiful modern purpose-built homes which oﬀer immaculate hotel- style facilities, in-house training areas and top-class activities. We work as one team demonstrating belief, energy and pride in all that we do, enabling us to achieve our purpose of providing outstanding care to all of our residents.
We believe that the way we care for our residents, relatives and team members reinforces the positives of lives; that people are good, they can be trusted, they care about you, the future is bright and every day brings something new and interesting.