Salary: £38500 per annum

Shift hours: Permanent

We ensure you’re rewarded for all your hard work, which is why we offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes but is not limited to:
  • Free Parking
  • Free Meals on Duty
  • No Late Evenings
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Grow your career with our Career Pathways and MyLearning programmes
  • Quick access for you and your immediate family to a Digital GP, and wider healthcare benefits
  • Exclusive travel discounts with TUI, Expedia, Booking.com and many more
  • Save money on your food shop with discounts on Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Morrisons and many more
  • Up to 44% off cinema tickets to enjoy your favourite blockbuster
  • Receive cash rewards every time you spend and use them on a wide range of brands
  • Un-wind with us with free wellness, mindfulness and exercise classes
  • You can share all discounts and offers with your friends and families
What you’ll be doing:
Care Home
We are currently looking for a dedicated Chef Manager to help ensure the smooth running of our catering operation within one of our care home contracts. 
As a Chef Manager, you will use your skills to maintain a high standard of quality work and support your team in delivering a premium service for our client and the patients in their care. In return, you will have the chance to progress your career with a company that invests in its people, celebrates individuality, and rewards and recognises employees who go beyond the plate.
This is a fantastic opportunity to work within one of our prestigious private healthcare contracts and make a real difference to those you work with.
More about the role:
  • Having responsibility for the overall efficient and effective management of the catering contract to ensure great quality, consistent food and beverage services across all areas.
  • Maintaining a positive client relationship and regularly communicating with them to understand key requirements or changes.
  • Responsibility for the management, recruitment, development and training of team members. This includes managing sickness, conducting reviews and delivering training as required.
  • Accountability for the labour spend and food costs, regularly reviewing this with your Area Manager to be proactive in managing cost and delivering on the agreed financial budget.
  • Ensuring the smooth planning of the contract and resources to deliver a first-class service to our clients and customers
  • Ensuring the operation is fully compliant with company policies and procedures and legislative and regulatory requirements i.e. allergens kcal, PPDS etc.
Who you are:
Our ideal Chef Manager will:
  • Ideally have previous experience in care home setting or within a similar role. We can provide training to the right person with transferrable skills.
  • Have experience of working in a kitchen environment, producing food in adhering to recipes and menu plans.
  • Experience of leading and managing teams and the ability to motivate them to succeed.
  • Have had experience in managing client relationships
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to liaise with colleagues, customers and clients at all levels
  • Quality and process driven with particular focus on delivering results
  • Compliant with Company policies and procedures in line with client agreements
  • IT Literate (MS Office, Email).
About Us
As part of Compass you’ll help to feed people, fuel progress and forge connections in around 6,000 venues. Join us to grow your career with the industry leader, and get competitive pay, great perks and unrivalled opportunities for learning and development, at one of the UK’s biggest businesses.
Job Reference: com/0702/41222001/52545234/SU
Compass Group UK&I wants everyone in our business to feel able to be themselves at work and to have an equal opportunity to progress their career. We want to create a culture where we respect and embrace everyone’s talents, beliefs, backgrounds, and abilities. Where our colleagues feel valued, can reach their full potential, and thrive – Diversity is Our Strength!

Reference: com/0702/41222001/52545234/SU

Location: Croydon London

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