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Deputy Chef
  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/63937/11709
  • Published: Wed 16/12/2020, 12:07 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 17/01/2021, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.0 hours per week
  • Salary: £9.41 per hour
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Staines

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Deputy Chef

Meadowside operates a 24/7 residential service to the elderly. We have a strong team ethic where everyone works together to deliver the best possible service.

As a Deputy Chef at Meadowside you will 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. You will also deputise for the Chef Manager when required. 

In this role you will maintain and ensure a safe working environment through observation and implementation of Health and Safety regulations and environmental health directives, in order to meet statutory and departmental requirements. 

You will ensure that all catering equipment is fully functional by regular checks / maintenance in order to maintain efficient delivery of the service and organise, implement and monitor a regular cleaning schedule. 

The Deputy Chef will set up and monitor catering systems through menu planning, ordering and stock control, to ensure the most cost effective use of resources. This will involve checking deliveries of foodstuffs are of an acceptable quality and relay this information to the Chef Manager, as appropriate, to ensure that poor quality foodstuffs are not accepted by the home. 

Part of this role will be to supervise and train Catering Assistants in all aspects of kitchen work by allocating and monitoring duties, as necessary, in order to provide a high quality catering service. 

To be shortlisted to interview for this position your application will clearly evidence:

  • Experience of working within a catering environment
  • An ability to maintain good nutritional diets
  • Flexibility to cover additional hours as required by the home

For more information, please find the full job description attached below.

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For an informal discussion please contact Beata Gozdur on 01483 404 937 or by e-mail at We look forward to receiving your application. 

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The job advert closes at 23:59 on 17/01/2021.

Interviews will take place week commencing 18/01/2021.

 From flexible working to job sharing 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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