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Temporary Assistant Chef.

Salary: £19,432 (£10.10 per hour). 

Closing date: 26 June 2022. 

Location: Working in our residential and nursing home for older people in Newcastle. 

Hours: 37 hours per week. This post is temporary for a period of 3 months.

The role

We currently have an opportunity for a assistant Chef at our residential and nursing home in Newcastle. You will take full responsibility for the kitchen in the absence of the Chef. You must have a passion for food and a flexible approach to ensure our residents receive a balanced and nutritious diet suitable to their individual needs including specific dietary requirements for example dysphagia.

You should possess at least a Level 2 Food Safety Certificate, have and understanding of cooksafe and experience of working in a similar environment and experience of supervising staff.

The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) check.

Why work for us

We are a Living Wage employer – the first regional charity in the North East delivering adult social care as part of our work, to be accredited by the Living Wage Foundation.

As well as offering a competitive salary, we provide a number of benefits and wellbeing initiatives for our staff, including:

• 34 days annual leave (including bank holidays)
• Free staff counselling service
• Free life insurance
• Learning and development opportunities

To apply for this vacancy, please either complete our online application form or send us your CV, along with contact details and the reference to this role, by emailing or call 0784 001 5784.