Back

Chef (Bank)

  • Closing date28/07/2024
  • HoursPart time
  • Role TypeBank (Seasonal)
Location(s)
Circle Reading Hospital - Reading

Overview

Chef (Bank)

The Circle Reading Hospital

Bank shifts

Up to £13.02 per hour

Circle Reading Hospital is part of Circle Health Group, Britain's leading provider of independent healthcare with a nationwide network of hospitals & clinics, performing more complex surgery than any other private healthcare provider in the country. 

Circle Health Group is proud to be recognised as one of the UK’s top 5 best big companies to work for as well as top 5 to work for in the health and social care sector.

We have an opportunity for a Chef to join their team of staff in the Catering department in a private hospital with passion for fresh local high end produce looking for passionate individual looking to develop and bring ideas forward for seasonal menus.

This is a bank role working on an “as and when required” basis, you will be required to supplement staffing levels during busy periods and provide cover for existing staff in times of annual leave or absence.

Pay uplift for Unsocial Weekdays (30%), Unsocial Weekends (40%) and Bank Holidays (50%).

Applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • Experience in an operational kitchen and be able to provide thorough knowledge of all kitchen sections
  • Knife skills and handling
  • Basic food hygiene
  • Understanding of COSHH and HACCP and safe working practices.
  • A calm, caring and empathic attitude towards patients, relatives & colleagues
  • An ability to communicate effectively with people at all levels, with a commitment to collaborative working

Duties of this role include:

  • Ensure high quality delivery of food produced and served within the hospital. This role covers all aspects of the hospitality function, room, guest, patient and catering related. It requires an awareness of the needs of staff, patients and the public and the ability to respond in a pleasant and professional manner at all times. A flexible approach to working is required (currently operating between 0600 – 2000 daily) and staff are empowered to contribute to the development of kitchen menus.
  • To cover all kitchen duties as necessary.
  • To ensure that all patients and visitors to the Hospital receive the agreed high quality food.
  • To ensure that all food is prepared to the agreed standard.
  • To ensure the associated documentation is completed and maintained in relation to visitors to back-of-house areas.
  • To understand and be fully competent in understanding and fulfilling the necessary and emergency procedures and alarms.
  • To ensure Kitchen Assistants are working efficiently.

Salary & Benefits

Circle Health Group Healthcare offers a competitive hourly rate.

Our culture is a result of the way our people live and breathe our philosophy, which combines our purpose, principles and values.’

Our culture is a result of the way our people live and breathe our philosophy, which combines our purpose, principles and values.

To find out more about the Circle Health Group Philosophy: https://careers.circlehealthgroup.co.uk/why-circle/our-philosophy 

Interested?

Apply for this job

  • Closing date28/07/2024
  • HoursPart time
  • Role TypeBank (Seasonal)
Location(s)
Circle Reading Hospital - Reading

Overview

Chef (Bank)

The Circle Reading Hospital

Bank shifts

Up to £13.02 per hour

Circle Reading Hospital is part of Circle Health Group, Britain's leading provider of independent healthcare with a nationwide network of hospitals & clinics, performing more complex surgery than any other private healthcare provider in the country. 

Circle Health Group is proud to be recognised as one of the UK’s top 5 best big companies to work for as well as top 5 to work for in the health and social care sector.

We have an opportunity for a Chef to join their team of staff in the Catering department in a private hospital with passion for fresh local high end produce looking for passionate individual looking to develop and bring ideas forward for seasonal menus.

This is a bank role working on an “as and when required” basis, you will be required to supplement staffing levels during busy periods and provide cover for existing staff in times of annual leave or absence.

Pay uplift for Unsocial Weekdays (30%), Unsocial Weekends (40%) and Bank Holidays (50%).

Applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • Experience in an operational kitchen and be able to provide thorough knowledge of all kitchen sections
  • Knife skills and handling
  • Basic food hygiene
  • Understanding of COSHH and HACCP and safe working practices.
  • A calm, caring and empathic attitude towards patients, relatives & colleagues
  • An ability to communicate effectively with people at all levels, with a commitment to collaborative working

Duties of this role include:

  • Ensure high quality delivery of food produced and served within the hospital. This role covers all aspects of the hospitality function, room, guest, patient and catering related. It requires an awareness of the needs of staff, patients and the public and the ability to respond in a pleasant and professional manner at all times. A flexible approach to working is required (currently operating between 0600 – 2000 daily) and staff are empowered to contribute to the development of kitchen menus.
  • To cover all kitchen duties as necessary.
  • To ensure that all patients and visitors to the Hospital receive the agreed high quality food.
  • To ensure that all food is prepared to the agreed standard.
  • To ensure the associated documentation is completed and maintained in relation to visitors to back-of-house areas.
  • To understand and be fully competent in understanding and fulfilling the necessary and emergency procedures and alarms.
  • To ensure Kitchen Assistants are working efficiently.

Salary & Benefits

Circle Health Group Healthcare offers a competitive hourly rate.

Our culture is a result of the way our people live and breathe our philosophy, which combines our purpose, principles and values.’

Our culture is a result of the way our people live and breathe our philosophy, which combines our purpose, principles and values.

To find out more about the Circle Health Group Philosophy: https://careers.circlehealthgroup.co.uk/why-circle/our-philosophy 

Interested?

Apply for this job

THE UK'S
HEALTH & SOCIALCARES
Valuable 500
Disability confident
EMPLOYER RECOGNITION SCHEME