Head Chef, Bradford Hospice

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England | Bradford Hospice
Bradford Hospice
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£23,440 to £26,044 dependent on experience

Head Chef - Marie Curie Hospice, Bradford

£23,440 to £26,044 dependent on experience

35 hours per week Monday to Friday

We are seeking a Head Chef to join our amazing team. You must be experienced and uphold our values, maintaining our high level of food hygiene, whilst providing a consistently high quality service to our patients, visitors, staff and volunteers. 

Reporting to the Hospice Facilities Manager, this is a hands-on role, you must be able to demonstrate strong practical, imaginative and creative cooking skills, be well organised, flexible and pro-active. Excellent communication and customer service skills are also essential, together with the ability to self-motivate and manage your time effectively.  Additionally a good working  knowledge of Food Allergens and COSHH.  You will have fantastic interpersonal skills together with exceptional levels of integrity and self-awareness.

You will be a people person and have experience of managing a team.  Encouraging and motivating them to perform at their best.  You will have managed budgets, prepared staff rosters and of course selected suitable suppliers and placed orders.

Although this role is 35 hours per week Monday to Friday, you must be flexible as the catering service operates 7 days per week.  In addition to the patient food service we also operate a busy dining room service which is open to all site users every day. In this facility we serve breakfast and lunch and an early evening/late afternoon meal on demand.  

This role covers the whole range of the catering service, including the patient food service, functions and buffets.  The role will be key in terms of working with the Facilities Manager to identify opportunities of generating income e.g. via dining room sales and external corporate hospitality events hosted on site.  You will be able to deliver high quality food in a diverse environment.

You should be IT literate, familiar with Microsoft Word, Excel & Outlook.

The Hospice in Bradford is a 16 bed Inpatient unit with up to 25 day patients in our fantastic modern Outpatient facility.  We are open 365 days per year.

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

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