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Salary: £13.74 per hour

Location: Sewardstone, London

Care Home Chef


Do you want to make a difference to the lives of our residents’ by preparing and cooking them delicious and nutritious meals?


You’ll become a vital part of our team when you join 1 Sewardstone Close as our Head Chef.  Your passion for food preparation and desire to give our residents’ a great dining experience will make you a success with us.  Care home experience is preferred but not essential, but you will need to have worked as a chef before.


What we can offer you

  • 40-hour contract
  • Paid holiday
  • Pension
  • Staff recognition schemes
  • Refer a Friend bonus of up to £1000
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Comprehensive Training and Career Development
  • A friendly and supportive working environment


Your role

As our Head Chef you will plan, prepare and cook a wide variety of meals which are appealing, nutritious and meet the needs of all of our residents.  You’ll ensure sufficient food stocks are available and you will be responsible for placing orders with suppliers.  You will supervise other team members and will interact with our residents on a daily basis – so you’ll be friendly, caring and kind whilst respecting our resident’s dignity at all times.


Here’s some other important things you need to know:

  • You’ll need to understand and comply with statutory and legal requirements such as HACCP, Health and Safety, COSHH, Environmental Health, ensuring a safe and hygienic environment within the kitchen and dining areas.
  • You’ll ensure that all kitchen equipment is in full, safe working order, immediately report any faults to the management team


About Us


At 1 Sewardstone Close, Enable Care we provide specialist nursing care and rehabilitation services for people who are living with an acquired brain injury (ABI) or other neurological conditions, and need support and assistance to rebuild key life skills so they can lead fulfilling and rewarding lives.

The culture at our care home is built on values that are evidenced in everything we do. This is inspired, led and embedded throughout our home in our practices, process, approach and behaviour to ensure our resident’s and their families receive exceptional care and support, without exception.

Our Mission

“To improve and make a difference to the lives we touch through the delivery of high quality care and a deep sense of compassion.”

Our teams are the vital link. They are the very service we provide and the product we deliver to our residents and their relatives – they are our most valuable resource. Achievement of our vision comes only through the talents and extraordinary dedication that our teams bring to their jobs each and every single day.

Our Core Values

  • Care and compassion
  • Respect and appreciation
  • Teamwork and enjoyment
  • Focus and best practice
  • Honesty and integrity
  • Recognition and reward
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Development and investment
  • We will sustainably fulfil our mission and vision by building a strong financial platform

When you join our team, you will receive:

Comprehensive training

All of our team complete a unique induction programme during their first month with us and receive on-going training, over and above mandatory training.

Market leading rates of pay

Our hourly rate is higher than any of our local competitors.

Career development

We nurture our teams to ensure they are successful and have a clear pathway for professional development.

Unrivalled support

No matter what your role, all team members receive high levels of coaching, mentoring and support from senior team members and the management team – we will help you every step of the way.

Recognition and reward

We continuously celebrate our teams’ contribution with exciting events and initiatives focusing on team engagement.

Paid holiday

You will receive 20 days paid holiday a year.

Company pension

We know how important it is to plan for the future and offer all our team members with a contributory pension scheme.

If we do not currently have a role you are interested in or you wish to simply speak to somebody, why not call our dedicated recruitment team on FREEPHONE: 0800 612 9702 – we are here 24 hours a day and always happy to help.

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