About The Role

JOB TITLE                          -             Line Chef

RESPONSIBLE TO             -             Head of Catering

LOCATION                          -             Milton Keynes

TERMS                                -              Full Time- 38.5 Hours per Week (Must be flexible and be able to commit to shift patterns ranging    from 7am-7pm between Monday to Sunday

RATE                                   -             £11.75 per hour

PJ Care has been rated as the "Best Care Home to work for in the UK" as voted for by our staff, and is a leading provider of specialist neurological care and neuro rehabilitation for people with progressive or acquired neurological conditions.   

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • To ensure that food preparation meets all health and safety standards and PJ Care Ltd Policies and Procedures.
  • To assist Chefs, and to take responsibility of day to day cleaning tasks, washing up, general cleanliness of the kitchen on a daily basis.
  • To ensure that the heavy duty kitchen equipment, light equipment, work areas, other facilities and general surroundings are maintained and operate to the standards required by the Statutory, Local Authority and Health and Safety and Hygiene regulations and company’s policies.
  • Ensure food quality is maintained from preparation to service to residents/visitors.
  • To develop and maintain good relationships with the residents, relatives and staff through regular contact giving information, support and advice whenever and as often as required

Skills and Experience 

  • Proven cooking experience, including experience as a chef
  • Accuracy and speed in executing assigned tasks
  • Excellent understanding of various cooking methods, ingredients, equipment, and procedures
  • Commitment to quality-

Rewards and Benefits

  • 25 days annual leave including bank holidays.
  • Employer pension contribution.

All staff employed by PJ Care are individually responsible and expected to safeguard and promote the safety and welfare of all individuals who access PJ Care services to ensure everyone is protected from actual or potential harm.

PJ Care Ltd strongly believes in the promotion of Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion in all areas of life, but particularly in the workspace and is proactive in supporting every member of our team and residents to reach their true potential.

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