Apprentice Chef

Tree Tops Court


Shifts between 8 am and 6.30 pm. 5 over 7 days. Alternate weekends. Shifts/times TBC.

12 months



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Closing date: 17/02/2020

Job Description:

In this role you will learn many different ways to cook and prepare food to customers across three mealtimes within the day.

  • Prepare and Cook Breakfast
  • Prepare and Cook Lunch
  • Prepare and Cook Dinner
  • Prepare Salads and Sandwiches
  • Understand Nutrition needs and Allergen awareness¬†
  • Prepare Vegetables and Pasta dishes
  • Prepare and cook puddings and sweets
  • Work to a schedule and ensure food is cooked and served to the standards required
  • Work with the care team and ensure the dietary requirements and needs of the residents are met
  • Ensure health and safety in the workplace
  • Make use of all recourses and be mindful of waste

Skills and Requirements:

Desired Skills

  • Team player and willing to work hard and learn
  • A passion for cooking is essential

Required Qualifications

GCSE maths & English A/9 – D/3 or equivalents.

Future Prospects

  • The successful candidate will progress to a full-time role

Training to be delivered

  • Level 2 Catering and Professional Chefs
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)
  • All aspects of preparing different food and recipes from scratch; meats, fish, pasta, sweets, and salads
  • Preparing sauces

About the Employer:

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Employer description

Treetops Care home provides 24-hour personalised care along with a wide range of services and facilities tailored to residents needs and includes support with specialist care from qualified nurses. As part of the Harbour Healthcare care group they are now able to focus on growing the catering experience and its team. The group want to build a team that provides a dining experience of quality fresh cooked food for the residents. They want to aid in the development of new cooks and chefs and by utilizing their current crop of qualified cooks and chefs to bring in new apprentices that want to learn in a different cooking environment but still gain the essential skill set to progress on to a career in catering.


Park Road
ST13 8XP

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Closing date: 17/02/2020