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Chef – Chestnut Manor

Chestnut Manor, in Wanstead is a luxurious, newly built care home.

The home has close transport links and on-site parking, making it an ideal place to work for those looking for a rewarding career in a care home.

Westgate Healthcare is a family-run, award winning care home group who are incredibly proud of our inspected care homes that are rated ‘Good’ or ‘Outstanding’ by the CQC

Benefits at Westgate Healthcare:


  • Up to £13.50 per hour
  • Free £50 Welcome Amazon voucher
  • Free DBS check
  • Free uniform
  • Paid induction and training  
  • Free snacks for staff
  • Free parking
  • Free staff wellness fund
  • Free ‘Refer a Friend’ scheme with cash rewards
  • Free Eye Test (for qualifying Staff)
  • Rewards for employee of the month  
  • Awards for long service up to £1,250
  • Opportunities for career progression
  • Paid 28 days holiday entitlement
  • Pension scheme
  • Discounts from hundreds of nationwide high street and online stores

Your day-to-day duties will include:


  • Prepare hot and cold meals for residents according to their needs and preferences
  • Assist with planning seasonal menus
  • Ensure compliance with the Health & Safety Policy and regulations in kitchen and stores
  • Carry out any check in the kitchen as required to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements, for example recording fridge temperatures
  • Maintain a clean and hygienic environment, including washing and clearing up equipment
  • Report all accidents and incidents to the Person-in-Charge of the Home

About you:


  • Previous experience in a similar role and setting (i.e.

    a care home or a school)
  • Certificate Level II in Food Safety and Hygiene
  • Knowledge of nutritional needs of older people
  • Health and Safety and regulatory requirements
  • A positive and flexible attitude towards work and the ability to work in a team

If you have any questions about the role, feel free to call the Home Manager on 0203 871 6070, or email jobs@westgatehc.co.uk

Please note: We reserve the right to close this vacancy once we receive suitable applications, therefore, an early submission of application is encouraged.

Applications are reviewed on a weekly basis; interviews are arranged to suit on an ‘as and when required’ basis.

If you do not hear from us within 5 working days, please assume your application has been unsuccessful.

Westgate Healthcare is an equal opportunities employer, and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.



  • Rate: £12.50 - 13.50 per hour
  • Location: cambridge park rd, london E11 2PR, London, Greater London, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Catering
  • Recruiter: The Talent Hub
  • Tel: 0203 871 6070
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: CM-2CHEF-190722
  • Posted: 2022-07-19 15:07:05 -

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