About the role
The role is based in Service Delivery, which is the provider arm of the Health, Wellbeing and Adult Social Care directorate. Service Delivery provides direct care to individuals living in their own homes and in-house residential establishments across the county. The service is registered with the Quality Care Commission (CQC) and works in accordance with good practice guidance and standards.
Our Vision is to provide outstanding services and be an employer of choice with highly trained, passionate and dedicated staff.
Do you have experience working within a busy kitchen and want to use this to help make a difference to the lives of others?
Deputy Chef Managers take responsibility for the day to day operation of the catering services by preparing, cooking and serving nutritional, good quality and well-presented meals to meet the dietary requirements and preferences of the residents. They will also be given development opportunities to deputise for the Chef Manager when required.
Whilst experience for this role is important, we want to employ people who are caring, understanding and who want to make mealtimes for elderly people positive and enjoyable experiences.
Whilst food plays a huge part in this role, you will be working in an open environment where teamwork is key and you have the opportunity to build relationships with our residents.
Our care services operate 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. This includes bank holidays, evenings, weekends and nights.
If you’re a good team player who takes pride in your work and happy to go the extra mile then we’d love to hear from you.
Apply now to progress in your catering career and help to improve the nutrition of our elderly residents.
For more information, please see the full job description attached at the bottom of this page.
For an informal discussion contact Xiao Dan Wood- Home Manager on 01483404935or by e-mail at Heathside@surreycc.gov.uk. We look forward to receiving your application.
The job advert closes on Monday 1 June 2020.
From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years’ service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.
Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.
An enhanced DBS ‘Disclosure and Barring Service’ check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) and the Children’s and Adults’ Barred List checks will be required for this role.
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