Chef - Kirkley Lodge, Middlesbrough

£9.18 hourly
  • JobsIN Teesside
  • Anchor - Kirkley Lodge, Coulby Newham, Middlesbrough, UK
  • 08/11/2019
Permanent Catering Chef / Kitchen Staff Other

Job Description

Location: Kirkley Lodge Middlesbrough

Hourly Rate of Pay: 9.18

Closing date: 05/01/2020

Additional Information

3 week rolling rota, must be flexible and willing to cover annual leave and absence


Reporting into the Chef Manager, responsibilities will include:

  • Deputising for the Chef Manager, managing every aspect of catering within the location and delivering a quality catering service.
  • Supervising the catering assistants on shift.
  • Maintaining compliance with food safety and health & safety procedures.
  • To minimise waste when preparing meals and use equipment correctly.

Required knowledge & experience:

  • Intermediate or level 3 food hygiene certificate with Cater craft or similar award.
  • Health & safety legislation including control of substances harmful to health (COSHH) and food safety standards.
  • Proven chef and people management experience.
  • Basic knowledge of dietary requirements relating to older people.
  • Safe use of kitchen equipment including knives.

Required skills:

  • Able to negotiate, influence, organize time and prioritise activities.
  • Able to work in a pressured environment and produce meals based on implemented menus.
  • Flexible, innovative and able to work as part of a team and individually.


Kirkley Lodge in Middlesbrough is home to well trained and helpful staff with rooms for up to 47 residents. At Anchor, we pride ourselves in providing 24-hour care and specialised services for elderly people, the beauty of our grounds, the quality of our catering and our engaging activities we deliver. 

  • Excellent local amenities within a short walking distance. Shops, cafes, pubs, leisure centre, take-aways
  • ‘The Kirkley Suite’ This is used to deliver a vast range of activities and entertainment for our residents
  • Access to 2 communal gardens, safe and secure, sensory Garden accessed from Roseberry unit houses raised flower beds


Anchor Hanover Group is the largest provider of specialist housing and care for people in later life in England, employing more than 9,000 people throughout England. We provide more than 60,000 homes for older people, and are a trusted care provider with more than 100 care homes.

  • Sociable flexible working hours
  • Preparing food from only fresh ingredients
  • Free DBS
  • Free uniform
  • Anchor shopping discounts
  • Pension plan (2% employee, 3% employer contribution)
  • Strong support networks with regular training and development central to providing good nutrition and hydration
  • Double time payment on select Bank Holidays