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    Much Hadham

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  • Job type:

    Full-time Flexible

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    £19,253 to £21,767 per annum

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    about 1 year ago

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St Elizabeth’s is situated in 68 acres of Hertfordshire parkland between Harlow and Bishop’s Stortford. We support people with Epilepsy and other complex needs from the age of 5 through to 78 in our Children’s Home, School, College and Residential Adult Home with nursing and Day Centre. Over 150 adults and children call St Elizabeth’s their home making us an inspirational place to do great work. 

Position: Chef 
Location: Much Hadham, Hertfordshire 
Job type: Full Time, Permanent 
Hours: 37.5 hours per week 
Salary: £19,253– £21,767 per annum depending on experience, plus voluntary overtime opportunities (£9.87 to £11.16 per hour) 
Benefits: High Street retail / leisure discounts, Fabulous staff development – fully funded for you by the Centre, Free on-site parking, Subsidised restaurant, Generous holidays, Discounted gym membership, Free Life assurance 

About the role: 

When you join St Elizabeth’s Centre you will be part of something special. We are looking to recruit a Chef to join our excellent on site catering team. We provide approximately 200 meals daily during the week in our restaurant to staff and residents, as well as meals delivered to the residents & learners on site. We also provide occasional catering for St Elizabeth’s special occasions and events. 

You will be planning, cooking and serving nutritious, healthy food that our staff residents will love. 

About you: 

- Is passionate about producing good quality food that tastes and looks good, to include special diets. 
- Enjoys working as part of a team. 
- Is skilled in food production. 
- Has a good knowledge of food hygiene, allergen and Health and Safety compliance. 
- Is reliable and is flexible – not only relating to the working hours (see below) but in their general attitude to work (as our work here is incredibly varied). 

If you feel this could be the job for you, please apply today. A warm welcome is awaiting you! 

Please apply as soon as possible – we will be interviewing all suitable applicants as we receive their applications and will not have a fixed closing date or interview date. 

St Elizabeth’s Centre is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, vulnerable adults and young people. The successful applicant(s) will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check. 

We are an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community. 

You may have experience of the following: Chef, Food Preparation, Catering, Catering Worker, Food Hygiene, Assistant Chef, Sous Chef, Assistant Chef, Demi Chef De Partie, Not for Profit, NFP, Third Sector, etc.