Kitchen Manager

Eastlands, Sutton in Ashfield

Kitchen Manager

Eastlands

£8.93 per hour

Eastlands is a nurse-led residential home for adults with complex needs. 

At Eastlands, we build our care and activity plans around individuals, supporting, nurturing and encouraging them to live happy, fulfilled lives. Making every day better is about achieving the best possible outcomes for those we care for, so we identify goals and outcomes together with individuals, families and professionals.

The post of Catering Manager is all about ensuring that services users are offered meals which are nutritious, balanced and appetising, whilst catering for their dietary needs, likes and dislikes.

As the Catering Manager, your key tasks will include:

  • Maintaining a balanced and varied menu
  • Meeting with service users to identify their food likes/dislikes
  • Menu planning in advance, ensuring that choice is offered for every meal
  • Preparing and cooking food in an a safe manner
  • Preparing a well-balanced diet for those with medical conditions or faiths which require special diets
  • Ensuring that all food hygiene standards are complied with, completing all relevant checks and records
  • Ensuring that the kitchen is staffed appropriately and that the team is provided with a full induction and training and development programme
  • Controlling stock and purchases, working within an allocated budgets

We would expect that you will have Food Hygiene Level 3 or be working towards it, and have previous experience in a similar position.

What do we offer:

  • 5.6 weeks holiday.
  • Exemplar rewards – retail discounts and vouchers.
  • Employee assistance program – 24 hour helpline.
  • Pension plan.
  • Free car parking.
  • Free uniform.
  • Outstanding career progression.
  • Comprehensive 4 day induction program.
  • Opportunity to progress and complete NVQ qualifications.
  • Refer a friend scheme - Up to £1,500

Colleague Stories

“Every day I learn something new from my colleagues and service users which inspires me to be a better practitioner and a better person.”

Alexandra Ferone, Acting Clinical Nurse Manager

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Rewarding your dedication

Whether it’s RCNi membership or NMC Pin payment for nurses, or lifestyle and retail discounts for everyone, we’re always thinking about new ways of saying ‘thank you’ for being part of our team.

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*Pro-rated for part-time colleagues and subject to qualifying conditions.

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