Assistant Chef - Scarborough


Plaxton Court, Scarborough

Hourly pay - £11.36

Hours of work - A range of flexible hours available

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

Plaxton Court enables people aged 55 plus to live in their own home, within a vibrant and active community. Its aim is to promote independence and choice, so that each individual can live the life they choose. Less than two miles from the centre of Scarborough. This makes it handy for accessing the town’s many facilities and the promenade. Set in its own grounds, it enjoys an idyllic position and has panoramic views over the local countryside and out to the Scarborough coastline.

We offer a multi choice, varied menu, which is nutritionally well balances 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.

Reporting to the Chef Manager, this role will support with the planning, preparing, cooking, presentation and management of the food production, ensuring that the highest standards of quality and safety are adhered to at all times.

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 menus 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.

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.