Head Chef

As the Head Chef at Goodwins Hall Care Home, you will be responsible for overseeing the whole catering service within the home.

About Goodwins Hall Care Home:
Nestled in a quiet area at the bottom of Goodwins Road, our 76-bedroom care home is known for its beautiful fountain centrepiece at the entrance.

Our sought-after care home provides a variety of high-quality care, whilst boasting a full activities schedule and amazing facilities. Our team at Goodwins Hall are dedicated, committed and caring and constantly strive to ensure all of our residents lead happy and fulfilling lives.

*Sponsorship available to candidates already residing in the UK*

About the role:
As a Head Chef, you will have overall responsibility for the set up and maintenance of the catering services within the two homes.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Head Chef seeking their next step – you will have full line management duties of both the kitchen teams including rotas, appraisals and absence management.

£16.80 per annum - £34,944 per annum at 40 hours per week + £1000 joining bonus!*

Shift Pattern:
40 hours per week, across Monday to Sunday. Your rota will include every other weekend, no late nights or split shifts! A positive work/life balance is important to us.

Home Location:
Goodwins Road, King's Lynn, England, PE30 5PD.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the catering services and residential dining experience is of the highest standard and quality.
  • Line management of the kitchen team, handling recruitment and duties such as appraisals, rotas and absence management.
  • Promote choice and dignity to the residents of the home with the services we provide, and ensure the nutritional content of the meals provided cater for the dietary needs of all residents.
  • Ensure that requirements of the Food Safety Manual, Health and Safety Manual and Meal policies requirements are met.

Training, Skills & Experience Required:

  • Experience as a Head Chef is essential.
  • Experience in a care environment is advantageous.
  • Proven track record for leading, empowering, supporting & motivating a team.
  • Ability to travel between the two locations listed above.

What we can offer:

  • Fully comprehensive induction
  • Competitive salary
  • 28 days of holiday per year
  • Free Blue Light Card & access to the Blue Light discount platform
  • Refer a friend scheme

About Athena:
Athena Care Homes are a family run business with seven homes in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, Kings Lynn - Norfolk & Ipswich - Suffolk.

Our aim is to be the provider of choice for our residents and the employer of choice for our team members.

Our purpose is to create excellent quality homely environments with the highest standards of care, catering, housekeeping and activities.

We aim to enhance the lives of our residents and enable them to enjoy life to the full as individuals in happy, comfortable and safe surroundings.

*T&Cs apply.

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