Chef jobs in Bosbury, United Kingdom

  • Permanent
  • HR8 1HB


Ready for a chef role that lets you unleash your creativity? If so, join Stanley House as a Chef working alongside a dedicated team.
Become a crucial part of the kitchen team working 37.5 hours a week, crafting daily meals for service users, staff and visitors. Dive into food preparation and elevate your role by providing guidance and training to your peers.

Here’s the exciting part- the calendar is buzzing with activities, events and special occasions which you’ll also cater for. From World Food Day to festive moments like Christmas and Easter, you get to infuse your own flair and keep things exciting.

It’s a calm and pleasurable working environment, where you’ll be able to manage your workload and enjoy creating delicious meals. There’s a great social aspect to this role where you can interact with people outside the kitchen regularly. 

Just imagine… great job satisfaction, home in time for dinner every night and two days off a week. Now that’s a recipe for a balanced work-life combo.

As a Chef you will be:

Supporting the Head Chef for the day-to-day running of the kitchen. 

Maintaining good food storage procedures and stock rotation according to established procedures.

Preparing, planning and cooking meals to a consistently high standard, taking account of any special requests or dietary requirements within the unit.

Serving service users, staff and visitors with food and beverage in a professional and courteous services manner.

Preparing and producing foods for conferences and banquets.

Participating in food costings through effective cost control procedures.

Adhering to the ‘Safer Food Better Business’ standards and record keeping.

Adhering strictly to Food Hygiene Regulations and other safety procedures at all times.

Taking full shift responsibility for the catering operation

Assisting the Head Chef by researching and creating new menus ensuring meals are of a high quality and compliment healthy eating guidelines.

Correctly filling of all paperwork in relation to the Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point system (HACCP) i.e. Fridge temperatures, food temperature logs and cleaning schedules

To be successful in this role, you’ll need:

To be 18 years or older

GCSE or equivalent English

City & Guilds 706/1 and 2 (or equivalent) Basic Food Preparation Cooking

Basic Food Hygiene (essential)

Intermediate Food hygiene (desirable)

Previous experience in a similar environment

Previous experience in delivering a service on mass

Menu planning, costing, ordering, stock control and budget experience

Where you will be working:

Location: Bosbury, Hereford, Herefordshire, HR8 1HB

You will be working at Stanley House, a service which offers a multidisciplinary approach to its long term care provision and provides the specialised care and expert therapeutic interventions.

You will be working alongside the multidisciplinary team to support and enable residents to undergo reviews of their specific and/or changing needs. Stanley House offers therapies and activities which include Physiotherapy and Art therapy and receives input from a Professor in Neuropsychiatry and monthly specialist GP clinics.

 What you will get:

Annual salary of £25,350

The equivalent of 33 days annual leave – plus your birthday off!

Free meals and parking

Wellbeing support and activities to help you maintain a great work-life balance.

Career development and training to help you achieve your career goals.

Pension contribution to secure your future.

Life Assurance for added peace of mind.

Enhanced Maternity Package so you can truly enjoy this special time.

There is also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, car leasing without a credit check, holiday financing and much more. 

About your next employer

You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with over 8,000 employees and a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 90 services across England and Wales covering Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is opportunity for you to grow and move. 

Elysium Healthcare is part of Ramsay Health Care with a global network that extends across 10 countries and employs over 86,000 people globally. 

Elysium Healthcare follows safer recruitment of staff for all appointments. It is a requirement that all staff understand it is each person’s individual responsibility and are committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of service users. Candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure.

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