Chef – BSMH Selly Park

Are you looking for a flexible role to fit with your lifestyle and commitments?

How about being rewarded not just financially but by making a huge difference to others?

Do you want to be part of a team supporting the community, where patient choice is key?

If so, we have the opportunity you are looking for:

We are looking to recruit an experienced, organised and reliable Chef with a Food Hygiene Level 2 Certificate and City and Guilds in Professional Cookery level 2 (or equivalent), to provide relief cover for our Catering service.  This role is to be primarily based at our Selly Park site.

The Catering Team support patients in the Ward and day Hospice areas with high quality and freshly made nutritious food, identifying ways to support nutritional and hydration needs and to accommodate likes and dislikes as well as allergens and special dietary needs.

The Chefs are responsible for supporting Kitchen Assistants and volunteers in ensuring the highest level of customer focused service, whilst ensuring cost efficiency.

Working within the hospice can be challenging.  You will be resilient and empathetic to both patients, visitors and colleagues.

You will be able to cover days, evenings, weekends or bank holidays (including Christmas and New Year).

Previous professional kitchen experience is essential.  If you have worked in a similar healthcare environment, we would like to hear from you.  Full training will be given to the right candidate.

A DBS check (Disclosure and Barring Service) will also be required.

For further information, please email Denise Ward denise.ward14@nhs.net

You can download the Application Form by clicking on the links below.  Please note you are required to complete an application form; CVs alone will not be accepted.

Job Description & Person Specification

Application Form

Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form

Please return application forms to hcp.recruitment@nhs.net

We do not have a sponsor’s licence and are unable to support Visa applications.

Candidates can be put off applying for a job when they have caring responsibilities and may not think they can achieve the flexibility they need. We are keen to hear from you, and whilst we can’t accommodate every flexible working request, we’ll try to find a practical solution.

Diversity and Inclusion
The Hospice is committed to developing a dynamic and diverse workforce, representative of the communities it serves. We ask you, therefore, to complete the Equal Opportunities monitoring form to help us in this aim.

We value each person as an individual – whether they are colleagues, patients, family members, carers or supporters, every person matters. We embrace diversity of culture, background and environment knowing it enriches our workplace and our relationships with our local communities. We are committed to building a culture of inclusion and belonging. We would love to hear from you, about what makes you uniquely you and how this opportunity will support you to succeed.

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