Second Chef

Location Leeds
Discipline: Healthcare Assistants
Salary: £12.74 - 12.74 per hour
Contact name: Michelle Moore

Contact email:
Job ref: DW/YO/11742
Published: 28 days ago
Startdate: ASAP

No nights, no microwave meals, alternate weekends!

A leading premium care group is now looking for an experienced Second Chef to join the team at their luxury home on the outskirts of Leeds.

You will:

  • Cover 10h shifts, with no nights required and only alternate weekends.
  • Only be dealing with fresh, seasonal ingredients.
  • Have the freedom to get creative in a modern and well-equipped kitchen.
  • Have the opportunity to influence nutritious new menus and hone your culinary expertise.

Your role will be all about assisting the Head Chef in creating flavoursome and well-balanced dishes whilst working with residents to tailor menus around them.

This is a great chance to prepare food to hotel/restaurant standards without the split shifts and long weeks.

This is a permanentfull-time position split over four days.


Benefits/enhancements include:

  • Modern, upgraded kitchens at a purpose-built luxury home
  • Financial bonus for achieving positive CQC inspections
  • Access to scheme for extensive range of holiday, retail, and leisure discounts
  • Ongoing learning & development
  • Company pension scheme
  • Unlimited access to Refer-a-Friend bonus scheme
  • Health and wellbeing support, including free access to medical experts for second opinions
  • Recognition and reward schemes
  • Monthly staff lottery offering cash prizes
  • And more!


Person specification:

  • Hold City & Guilds/NVQ/SVQ or equivalent
  • Experience of working with fresh seasonal food
  • Good understanding of nutrition
  • Good understanding of HACCP
  • Able to create a warm and welcoming environment within the home
  • Personable approach with a genuine interest in the wellbeing of residents
  • Confident in engaging with residents to create appetising menus