Bank Chef

Job Category: Catering
Job Type: Part Time
Job Location: Southleigh Community Hospital
Pay Range: £10.50/h
Required to cover adhoc hours
Role: Chef

Accountable to: Manager


  • The post holder to provide a full domestic service to the kitchen/servery, promoting high standards of cleanliness. Observing the policies and procedures and legislation of the company.



The post holder will:

  • Be responsible for the smooth and efficient running of the kitchen on a day-to-day basis in accordance with legal requirements, European directives and the policies of The Southleigh Community.
  • Keep updated with changes in the law i.e. hygiene etc.
  • Have knowledge of Fire, Health & Safety Regulations together with First Aid as required at the Home.
  • Implement risk analysis, COSHH and HACCP’s e.g. time and temperature control.
  • Be responsible for purchasing and receiving food supplies using purchase orders/ fax as required within a set budget.
  • Plan cost effective menus taking into consideration the requirements of the residents.
  • Be responsible for stock control, safe storage of food stuffs, stock levels, stock rotation etc., and all food items from purchase through to service.
  • Have hygiene training to required level as required for this post.
  • Be responsible for maintaining the cleaning schedule and for reporting any faults to the maintenance person through written requests.
  • Be responsible for the safe disposal of all waste products, as required.
  • Maintain a pest control contract with a recognised operator, and report any faults, changes etc immediately.
  • Liaise with other staff members regarding any food problems and/or suggestions.
  • Assist with staff training as required by the Manager.
  • Communicate any concerns or problems to the Manager.
  • Attend meetings, training and fire lectures required to meet company, Health Authority and E.H.O. Regulations.


All staff should bear in mind the overall objectives of The Southleigh Community, namely that residents will be encouraged to maintain independence and choice in a homely environment.
This job description is intended to give the post holder an appreciation of the role envisaged and the range of duties.  However, it is not exhaustive and may be reviewed from time to time.

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