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Bank Chef

We are seeking experienced and reliable candidates who are confident chefs to support our existing team of chefs and hospitality assistants on an ad-hoc basis.

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Job Role

Harrogate Neighbours is an award-winning organisation with a recent rating of Good from the Care Quality Commission.

Our mission is to offer our staff the time, care, warmth, compassion, and support necessary to make Harrogate Neighbours a true ‘homely’ experience for our clients, and an amazing place to work.

We help our Clients to live independently, to keep their dignity, and increase their quality of life.

Hours: Bank (covering annual leave and sick leave)
Rate of Pay: £11.50 per hour
Start Date: Immediately
Closing Date: 1 September 2022 (23.59 GMT)


What you’ll be doing:

As our Bank Chef, you will support our team of existing chefs and hospitality assistants to provide a high-quality service to our residents and clients in the community (award winning meals on wheels service). You will work alongside our team of chefs, or work independently, to ensure the effective and efficient running of the kitchen and to produce home cooked, high-quality meals for our service users, while adhering to all Food, Hygiene, and Health & Safety standards.

This role is to primarily cover annual leave and holiday periods, as well as periods of absence and sickness. As this advert is for a bank position, hours will be offered on an ad-hoc basis with notice given prior to shifts for cover. This may include weekends.

What we need you to bring to our community:

Flexibility, experience, and dedication are must qualities for this role. You should be in-keeping with our core company values, including strong leadership and principles, passion, and quality. Confidence in your capabilities as a chef and team management are essential for this role as you’ll be jumping in as-and-when to ensure the kitchens and our teams continue to provide a great service to our clients.

What we are looking for:

  • A confident and experienced chef
  • Flexibility in your approach
  • Someone who is proactive
  • Confidence working alone and as part of a team
  • Leadership capabilities (desired)

What we will offer you in return:

When working for Harrogate Neighbours Housing Association, employees will enjoy the following benefits:

  • Free on-site parking
  • Fully paid induction
  • Handy transport links (5 mins Starbeck station)
  • State-of-the-art facilities
  • Group and 1-to-1 Wellbeing Sessions
  • Long service recognition
  • Referral bonuses
  • Uniform
  • Access to hundreds of high street discounts – to name a few!

Please note that successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

What next:

If you’re ready to join a growing organisation, please apply now to help us to continue building an amazing community at Harrogate Neighbours. We look forward to receiving your application!

Please note, we reserve the right to close this advertisement earlier than the closing date should we appoint a successful. So, please apply as soon as possible!

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