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Weekend Chef

Weekend Chef – Cheshunt, Hertfordshire

Location: Kingfisher Nursing Home, Emmanuel Lodge, College Road, Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, EN8 9NQ

Hourly rate: Up to £14.00 per hour (depending on experience) 

Hours: 15 hours/2 days per week

Shifts: Saturday and Sunday, 7:30am to 3:30pm 

Job type: Part time, permanent

Come and make a difference with the team at Westgate Healthcare! #CareWithUsAtWestgate

We are looking for a compassionate and caring Chef to join our family at Kingfisher Nursing Home.

We are looking for individuals who share our values, have an interest in helping others, a can-do attitude and who will treat the people we support with care, compassion and respect.

If you want to make a difference to the lives of our elderly residents, apply today.

What's in it for you?

  • Competitive pay rates plus enhanced pay on bank holidays
  • 5.6 weeks’ annual leave (pro rata for part-time)
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Comprehensive induction and named buddy to help you settle in
  • Free training and development
  • Support in achieving additional qualifications, including nationally recognised qualifications
  • Work in a friendly team with experienced staff
  • ‘Refer a Friend’ scheme where you can earn points and financial rewards via the Care Friends app
  • Access to the Blue Light Card which provides various discounts from hundreds of nationwide high street and online stores
  • Opportunities, support and encouragement for career progression
  • Loyalty and long-service awards
  • Wellbeing initiatives and team recognition rewards

*Please note, some of the above benefits depend on your position in the company.

Further information can be given at interview stage

About the role:

  • 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
  • Carry out checks 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:

  • The right to live and work in the UK
  • 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 well in a team

We reserve the right to close this vacancy once we receive suitable applications, therefore, an early submission is encouraged. Due to a high volume of applications, if you do not hear from us within 5 working days, please assume that 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: £14 per hour
  • Location: EN8 9NQ, Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Medical
  • Recruiter: The Talent Hub
  • Tel: 01992 627 939
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: KF-WCH-120424
  • Posted: 2024-04-30 12:24:34 -

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