Head Chef

Wales | Cardiff & Vale Hospice

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Wales | Cardiff & Vale Hospice
Job function
Hospice Nursing & Care
£25,000 - £27,000 per annum

Permanent, full time position – 35 hours per week

Closing Date: 15 November 2019

Interview Date: 28 & 29 November 2019

An amazing opportunity has become available for an experienced, passionate, food led and customer focused Head Chef to join our Cardiff and Vale Hospice team. Your role with help provide support for patients and their loved ones with high quality care in a comfortable environment.

We are seeking an experienced Head Chef to lead our team and uphold our values, whilst providing a consistently high-quality food service to our patients, visitors, staff and volunteers.

In this hands-on role, you must be able to demonstrate strong practical and creative cooking skills as well as be well organised, flexible and pro-active.

Excellent communication is essential as you must have the ability to motivate, develop and manage the catering team effectively. You should be IT literate (familiar with Microsoft packages) and able to demonstrate kitchen management skills to deliver high quality food in a diverse environment.

This role covers the whole range of the catering service, including our patient food service, functions and buffets. We have also recently refurbished and opened our café to the general public and the successful candidate will be vital in promoting this new community hub.

If you are looking for a truly rewarding role with genuine job satisfaction, this may just be for you.

About Us

Every day of your life matters – from the first to the last. When you work for Marie Curie, you understand that better than ever. We’re a passionate, committed and diverse team of more than 4,400 staff and 12,000 volunteers, here for people living with any terminal illness, and their families. We offer expert care, guidance and support, to help them get the most from the time they have left.

Everyone knows our daffodil, but it’s our warmth, creativity and care that touch lives. Here, we take the time to really get to know the people we care for and those who love them. And we do whatever it takes to give them the final days and hours they deserve.