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Commis Chef - Private Care at Guys

HCA Healthcare
London, Greater London
Closing date
23 Mar 2023

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Commis Chef - Private Care at Guys

Role: Commis Chef

Location: Private Care at Guys - London Bridge Hospital
Shifts: Flexible shift patterns to suit you, between Monday and Sunday, 6:30am to 10pm

Hours: Full-time - 37.5 hours per week
Salary: 23,420 to 24,005 depending on experience + excellent benefits (pension, health cover, flexible benefits package plus career development)

Thrive in a kitchen where every meal matters more.

Forget any preconceptions you might have about hospital food. As a Commis Chef, you will be working in a passionate and hard-working team to create outstanding culinary experiences. You'll be totally responsible for the quality of food in your section, with full knowledge of the menu. The food you create - all made from fresh ingredients and prepared on site - will be every bit as fresh, eye-opening and impressive as meals served by the best hotels and restaurants.

But while the buzz of the kitchen might be familiar, the difference here is that the work you do will be a vital part of the total care package we offer, helping as many patients as possible to return to full health quicker. Whether it's high quality nutrition to help them recover, comfort food for when they're feeling vulnerable, or something that looks and tastes amazing to take their minds off their worries - you'll have a huge impact on patient care.

Who we're looking for

We're looking for a special kind of person to join us - someone who is excited to learn and develop new skills. As well as this you'll:

  • have a good knowledge of all Food Hygiene practices and procedures
  • be able to prepare delicious, high-quality food that delights our clients and customers
  • have a passion for food and beverage
  • be someone who is calm under pressure, with excellent timekeeping and organisational skills

What you'll get in return

In return, you can expect real career progression. We invest in our people, celebrate individuality, and reward and recognise employees who go 'beyond the plate'. As well as a competitive salary, unrivalled career development and shifts that can help you achieve a better work/life balance, you'll also enjoy:

  • medical insurance, including critical illness cover, dental insurance and life assurance
  • contributory pension
  • subsidised Gymflex membership
  • GP health assessment, plus private face to face and digital GP services
  • the option to buy or sell holidays
  • access to Portland Maternity Services

Plus a host of other perks and benefits, including travel Insurance, season ticket loans, the cycle to work scheme - and even free Taste and Gourmet Society cards.

About HCA Healthcare UK

HCA Healthcare the world's largest private hospital group. In the UK, we provide exceptional care across our network of facilities in London, Birmingham and Manchester. It's not only our clinical care that's exceptional, however. We also deliver outstanding food that's both nutritious and delicious to our patients, as well as our hardworking colleagues too.

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