Second Chef - Care Home

Chef & Cook


Second Chef - Care Home

Second Chef - Care Home.

up to £12.00 per hour

Are you a qualified chef looking to work with fresh seasonal food, with the opportunity to have more of a work life balance and make what you do matter?

Working as a Second Chef at Barchester, you will have the chance to deliver hotel/restaurant standards without the split shifts and long weeks. You will assist the Head Chef in creating nutritious, flavoursome and well balanced menus whilst working with residents to tailor menus around them. We are proud to deliver person centred hospitality across all our services and look for warm, motivated and passionate chefs who are driven by quality.

Barchester is one of the UKs leading healthcare providers, with over 224 homes and hospitals across the country. We are consistently reinvesting and growing, with several more new build homes due open and join the Barchester family. Barchester can offer long term career growth and opportunities for ambitious chefs who pride themselves on working at the highest of standards.

We are also the only healthcare provider in the UK to be accredited as one of the best companies to work.


• A personable and warm approach with a genuine interest in the wellbeing of residents • Hold City & Guilds/NVQ/SVQ or equivalent• Experience in helping lead and inspire a team• A good understanding of nutrition • Experience of working with fresh seasonal food• The ability to create a warm and welcoming environment within our home• Good understanding of HACCP


• Manage the kitchen in the Head Chef’s absence • Assist the Head Chef in menu development • Work fresh produce to deliver high quality and wholesome dishes cooked at the highest quality and standardsHelp create a warm, efficient and fun environment • Work within budget• Complete regular audits• Manage stock control • To assist in leading and motivating a team


• Work life balance - working days with alternate weekends • Free learning and developmen...

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