Area Chef - York


York (and surrounding areas)

Hourly rate of pay - £11.36

Hours of work - A range of flexible hours available.

You will receive 45p per mile, for the use of your own car, between sites in York

No split shifts and only occasional evenings

Receive a £500 welcome bonus

At JRHT we pride ourselves on recruiting the very best in care professionals. We're offering a £500 welcome bonus to join our team. View our staff benefits for more information.

About the role

The Area Chef is responsible for the production of food for New Earswick Catering, Hartrigg Oaks and other JRHT sites when covering for holidays and generally supporting the Chef teams in our restaurants and coffee shops.

We offer a multi choice, varied menu, which is nutritionally well balanced and created, wherever possible, with locally sourced produce. We feel it is important to contribute to the sustainability of the wider community that we are part of.

We want to make sure that everyone, including our residents and staff, are kept safe and have extensive safety and infection control measures in place, throughout our working environments.

Additionally, it is legislation from 11 November 2021, that everyone who works in a residential or nursing care home or needs to enter a residential care setting to carry out their role, must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Consequently, ensuring this requirement is met forms part of our recruitment and selection process, where applicable.

About you

You will have significant experience within a food production environment, with a level 2 Food Safety qualification and related qualification.

You will be able to create nutritional and attractive dishes as well as evidencing a knowledge of food trends and exceptional customer service.

We are looking for a self-motivated, good communicator who offers a reliable yet flexible approach to their work. The ability to work as part of a team is vital to this role.

If you want to work in a fast-paced and rewarding environment, then look no further.

Travel costs are included.

About us

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) is an independent social change organisation working to solve UK poverty. The Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust (JRHT) is a registered housing association and care provider in Yorkshire and the North East. JRF and JRHT are two important influencing organisations with an ambitious agenda for inspiring positive change in the UK in line with our vision of a prosperous and poverty free UK.

How to apply

To apply complete the online application

Interviews will be taking place on an ongoing basis so please do apply as soon as possible. Should we find a suitable candidate for the role, we will close the advert.

Job Description

Our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

At JRF/JRHT we believe in giving everyone an equal chance to succeed. Applications are welcome from all regardless of age, disability, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief, race, sex, sexual orientation, trans status or social economic background. We positively encourage applications from those with experience of living in poverty.

We are a Disability Confident Employer. This means that we are committed to the recruitment, progression and retention of disabled individuals. We shall also offer interviews to disabled candidates that meet the minimum criteria for the job. If you have a disability, please tell us if you would like to be considered for an interview under the Disability Confident Scheme.