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Chef - St Nicholas Hospice



14th April 2022

Employer description

St Nicholas Hospice Care is a local charity providing help, advice and support to people in West Suffolk and Thetford in the final chapters of their life, who are living with long-term and life-threatening illnesses.

Our services are not just for patients, but for their family and friends too. They include everything from specialist medical care to bereavement support and practical help.

We are recruiting for a part time Chef to join our team in Bury St Edmunds

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About this role

In conjunction with the Chef Manager plan menus to a standard which meets culinary, nutritional, budgetary, and dietary requirements, adapting at short notice to meet patient need, working in a flexible manner. 

Prepare, cook, and serve food and beverages for patients, staff, and visitors. To consult with nursing/medical staff regarding special dietary needs of patients and ensure nutritional assessment form has been completed (by medical staff) and is on kitchen file.

Ensure the presentation of all food meets agreed standards appropriate to service needs.

Ensure stocks are appropriately maintained and are of a quality to meet the changing needs of the organisation in satellite areas.

Ensure the proper and economical use of all materials and equipment and appropriate portion control is always implemented.

In conjunction with the Chef Manager assist with the development and monitoring of standards and good working practices. 

Daily checking and recording of fridge & freezer temperatures in all areas.

Checking expiry dates of stocks in refrigerators.

Cleaning of kitchen areas to agreed policies and standards to reach all food hygiene and health and safety standards.

To delegate work to relevant voluntary staff ensuring that appropriate training is given to maintain agreed standards and working practices.

Cleaning of all cutleries, crockery and equipment used for catering purposes.

To take an active part in developing the food service across all departments.

How to apply

Please apply using our website: https://stnicholashospice.org.uk/join-us/

Closing Date

The closing date for this job offer is on 31/05/2022


£10.18 - £11.13 per hour


This job is located in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

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