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Anita Dorfman House, Harrow, Stanmore, Greater London, HA7 3

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Full Time

£19,000 - £21,000 + Benefits

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Anita Dorfman House is our new 64-bed residential, nursing and dementia care home replacing The Princess Alexandra Home in Spring of 2019. Purpose-built to the highest standards, the care home provides brand new facilities and quality care in a modern environment. On the top of floor of the care home is Wolfson Assisted Living, 16 studio apartments for people who have low assistance needs but want to live in a care home environment. Anita Dorfman House and Wolfson Assisted Living are part of Sandringham, our new care and community hub that sits within 16-acres of beautiful green space, with a new community centre and Independent Living apartments opening in 2020.

We care & support many people including; older people with dementia, disabilities, mental health needs and Holocaust survivors and many more.

The 350 Hotel services team members form part of the Operations Department based at all resources at Jewish Care. Our Head Office of which is based in Amelie House in Golders Green. 

The Chef is involved with the delivery of Hotel Services within Jewish Care Homes and Community Centres. The role is responsible for the effective delivery of food services to an excellent standard. Accountable for food standards, meeting Health & Safety Regulations, financial controls, management and development of teams and effective communication.

 Principal Accountabilities / Responsibilities 

To ensure all food hygiene and Health & Safety practices are monitored, standards met and recorded in line with organisational Policies and current legislation 

  • Ensure all food produced is to the agreed standard, developing innovative approaches to ensure market trends and cultural requirements are met
  • To work within Unit controls in line with the budget set as directed by their Line Manager


Qualifications & Experience

  • City & Guilds 7061/7062 or equivalent qualification
  • Health & Hygiene NVQ Level 2 
  • Proficient in English 
  • Proven experience as a Chef in the Hospitality industry, preferably a multi-site operation
  • Able to prioritise and manage own workload to meet deadlines
  • A team player
  • Knowledge of dietary requirements, for example gluten free, allergen awareness
  • Can produce a varied menu according to cultural requirements
  • Minimum of 12 months work experience in the Hospitality industry

This post is for 40 hours per week working 5 out of 7 days.


Jewish Care offers excellent benefits and training to all staff. Benefits include, free meals, 20 day’s annual leave, Jewish Care Pension scheme, various discounts, Loans and mileage reimbursement, ride to work scheme, eye tests, employee referral bonus and more.

Jewish Care is a leading communal organisation. We are the largest health and social care charity for the Jewish community in the UK, caring for nearly 7,000 people every week. Approximately 1500 staff from multi-cultural backgrounds together with 3,000 volunteers help to maintain their service. It provides a wide range of services to help meet the community’s physical, social and emotional needs, both directly and in partnership with other organisations. We care & support many people including; older people with dementia, disabilities, mental health needs and Holocaust survivors and many more.
We aim to make a positive impact on the lives of Jewish people by creating excellent social care that enhances well-being and inspires them to stay connected to their community. The organisation is committed to finding innovative solutions tailored to the people who use their services.
We are a proud to be multi award winning organisation. Prestigious awards and accolades they have received include; The Skills for Care Best Employer for over 250 people, and The Investors in People Gold standard.

Please be aware that this vacancy will close, once a sufficient number of suitable candidates have been identified therefore, we would recommend that you submit your application as early as possible.

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