Second Chef, Fareham (40 Hours) £10.56 Per Hour + Benefits


Hamble Heights are recruiting a full-time Second Chef. Offering competitive pay and benefits.

Make Everyday Extraordinary
Hamble Heights is a private care home located in Fareham; managed by Encore Care Homes. Encore delivers all five types of care; dementia, nursing, residential, respite and palliative. We provide specialist care and support to older people, whilst offering vital emotional support for their families. It's all about giving them the best possible quality of life.
Working Hours
This is a full-time position working 08:00-18:00, four days a week (including alternate weekends). 
What You’ll Get in Return
At Hamble Heights, we want you to feel happy and valued at work. As such we provide our staff with a generous reward programme which includes:
  • £10.56 per hour and enhanced pay for bank holidays
  • Paid breaks, training, uniform, DBS check and induction programme
  • Opportunities to gain industry-recognised qualifications such as an NVQ
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • 28 days holiday (including bank holidays)
  • Free lunch every shift 
  • Financial rewards for your length of service
  • Birthday treats every year
  • Refer A Friend Reward scheme – you could earn up to £2,000 per referral!
  • Genuine opportunities for career progression
Your New Second Chef Job
Under the supervision of the Head Chef, your role is to prepare meals and snacks for the enjoyment of residents and to ensure that all kitchen areas are clean and hygienic. You will also assist the Head Chef with menu reviews and general kitchen duties; carrying out deep-cleaning of surfaces and equipment; ensuring that all regulations for food health and hygiene are adhered to at all times.

What You Need to Succeed
  • You will be qualified with an NVQ or equivalent in Advanced Food Hygiene.
  • You will have previous experience in providing well balanced, tasty and nutritious food.
  • You have expertise in baking and pastries. 
In addition, we are looking for individuals that share in our values to help us make every day extraordinary. We want our staff to bring the following to their role:
  • Joy – create a ripple of happiness in the Home with your smile.
  • Spontaneity – go with the flow; no two days are ever the same.
  • Creative – find thoughtful and imaginative ways to connect with each resident.
  • The feeling of being part of a family – offering a shoulder to lean on and a friendly ear to comfort.
What You Need to Do Now
It’s easy! Click ‘Apply Now’ to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV.