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Chef - Basildon, Essex

St Andrew's Healthcare
Contract Type
Health & Medical
Expiry Date
05/05/2019 15:01:00
Chef – Basildon, EssexSalary:  £20,459 - £25,289 per annum inclusive of London Fringe Allowance37.5 hours per week including alternate weekendsWe require an

Job Description

Chef – Basildon, Essex

Salary:  £20,459 - £25,289 per annum inclusive of London Fringe Allowance
37.5 hours per week including alternate weekends

We require an experienced chef for our Essex site.  You will be expected to work as part of a multifunctional team to prepare high quality hot and cold food for lunch and dinner, working to strict deadlines, complying to health & Safety and food safety regulations. St Andrew’s Healthcare Essex is a purpose built facility for male and female service users with complex mental health and learning disability issues, located in Benfleet. We can offer you outstanding career development and training, a range of benefits and the opportunity to join us at a truly exciting time in our growth and development.

Your profile
  • Hold a current food hygiene certificate and relevant City & Guilds, NVQ Level 2 minimum (Food industry) or equivalent qualification with proven experience in a similar role.
  • Be passionate about food and service
  • Able to interface with Services users, Staff and visitors
  • Able to deliver exceptional customer satisfaction
  • Fully conversant with food hygiene legislation and HACCP

You will need a flexible approach to working hours, be able to demonstrate good verbal and written communication skills and exhibit attitudes and behaviours reflective of St Andrew’s vision and values.


We offer an excellent benefits package including:
  • Pension
  • Sickness policy on par with the NHS
  • 35 days annual leave, increasing to 41 after 10 years' service
  • Life cover
  • Car lease scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Free parking
  • Paid DBS application
  • Access to free vocational qualifications

Closing Date:  7th April 2019
Interview Date: 23rd and 24th April 2019