Head Chef - Hertfordshire

£27,000 - £30,000 per year
30 Sep 2016
28 Oct 2016
Sheila Ingram
Job Type
Full Time

Role: Head Chef

Sector: Healthcare

Location: Hertfordshire

Salary: £27K - £30K

I am working with one of the world’s largest catering and facilities management companies to find them a strong head chef to take the helm at a hospital in Hertfordshire.

The role is meaty and diverse and as head chef of this unit you will never have 2 days that are the same.

You will lead food provisions across the board from patient feeding to retail outlets for visitors.

 Job Purpose

  • To provide a high quality catering service to patients, staff and visitors

  • Maintaining a clean and safe environment in an efficient and safe manner and in accordance with the specification.

  • Prepare and serve meals in full compliance with food hygiene standards and regulations.

  • Managing food safety documentation for the site.

  • Carry out the planning, ordering, preparation and delivery of food services and to upkeep a clean and hygienic environment within kitchens and associated catering premises in

  • Provide direction, guidance and support to ensure the necessary duties are carried out within the kitchen and associated areas. 

  • Be responsive to service needs as they arise and to constantly seek to improve the productivity and quality of the service.

  • Participate in effective menu development and merchandising to maximise sales opportunities in line with the Company’s ‘Cutting Edge’ marketing manual.     

  • All work must be undertaken in line with health, safety, security and Company and Trust policies and procedures including infection control.

  • The post holder may work in an environment where they could be exposed to sensitive circumstances.               

Ideally you will have experience in catering within the healthcare sector and be an excellent people manager.

This could be a really refreshing change for the right candidate and be filled with amazing job satisfaction. Someone with a strong sense of community would fit well and a genuine interest in the people you will be catering for.

Please contact me if this is the challenge you have been waiting for!

Only stable candidates matching the criteria can be shortlisted to be contacted

You must be eligible to live and work in the UK without restriction.