Arcadia Career Pathways 

Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.  
Complete the form below and our recruitment team will be in touch 

Make a Referral 

Our referral process is simple, safe and secure. All patient details remain strictly confidential. 
Contact us using the brief form and we will call you back at a time convenient to you. 

Assistant Chef 

Job Title: Assistant Chef 
Job Location: Park Lodge, Wolverhampton 
Pay: Disclosed on Application 

Job Purpose: 

Assisting the Chef to prepare tasty, nutritious meals that our residents and guests will enjoy. Work is performed under the general supervision of a chef. 

Main Tasks: 

You’ll be responsible for safe, hygienic food storage and for making sure kitchen equipment and cleaning materials are kept in their correct places. 
You will also: 
1. Supervises and participates in the preparation of a wide variety of foodstuffs. 
2. Estimates food needs, reviews inventory to assure that adequate supplies are available, requisitions food and other supplies from stockroom or commissary. 
3. Does skilled cooking and food preparation. 
4. Coordinates food service activities to have meals prepared at scheduled time. 
5. Supervises storage and use of leftover foodstuffs and uncooked products. 
6. Inspects, supervises and participates in the cleaning of kitchens. 
7. Trains and instructs employees in cooking, food preparation and food handling techniques; supervises subordinate cooks during a minor portion of the employee’s work time, where duties including assigning, reviewing and evaluating work. 
8. Packages and freezes samples of all served food to comply with health regulations. 
9. Operates all food service equipment and machinery. 
10. Is in charge of the kitchen on the head chef’s regularly scheduled days off. 
11. May open and secure kitchen and dining facilities. 
12. Maintains records of food prepared and served and supplies used. 
13. Assists in evaluating new recipes and products 
This role description may be subject to amendment to take account of changing circumstances, but such amendments will only be made following consultation between the post-holder and the Hospital Director 
The post-holder will be expected to be flexible and adaptable to meet service needs. 
All employees should be aware that because of the nature of work Arcadia Care Healthcare undertakes there are elements of risk relating to challenging behaviour, lifting, and handling and passive smoke. Appropriate training will be offered, and staff will be expected to participate. This Job Description is a guideline and is in no way restrictive or definitive. This document is subject to review in line with changes to requirements of service provision. 

Apply for this Position 

Our site uses cookies. For more information, see our cookie policy. Accept cookies and close
Reject cookies Manage settings