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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 19/11/2021.


Job Reference: J214--MD398-J

Mental Health Care (UK) Ltd
Hoylake, Wirral
£11.05 Per Hour Free DBS check, Flu vaccination an

MHC are expanding and looking to recruit passionate and skilled individuals to join our existing teams in helping to make the difference in people's lives.

We are looking for a Catering Manager to join our existing friendly team immediately!

Salary:£11.05 per hour

Requirements:Diploma in Catering and Management Level 1, 2, 3, 4, & 5. Good working knowledge of health and safety procedures and COSHH

Hours of Work:40 hours per week, on a rota basis

Contract Type:Permanent

Benefits of Working with us:

  • Meals Provided, On-site parking available, Free Eye Care Vouchers
  • Work Place Pension with Legal & General where applicable
  • Comprehensive Learning & Development Package, Progression Opportunities

Company Funded Benefits: Free DBS check, Flu vaccination and Hepatitis B vaccination

About the role: We are seeking to recruit a Catering Manager, to be responsible for the production, preparation and quality of all food services for Meols Drive Care Home.

We are looking for an innovative and motivated Manager who will lead the catering service, develop nutritional diet plans and cater for diverse cultural and religious requirements when needed. We are looking for someone with relevant experience and the ability to communicate at all levels.

Experience of budget control, and good working knowledge of current food trends and cultural/religious dietary requirements are essential for this role.

The ability to demonstrate effective commercial and people management skills are desirable.

As the Catering Manager your role will include:

  • Ensuring the efficient and smooth running of the kitchen
  • Demonstrating and maintaining high standards of cooking
  • Devise and plan menus for all patients and staff, including visitors and conference meals
  • Managing the production and planning of dishes
  • Managing and monitoring daily food budgets
  • Ensure that an effective stock rotation procedure is adhered to at all times
  • Provide hands on support with preparation, cooking and cleaning

Skills: Numeracy and financial skills in order to manage a budget. Drive and determination to improve standards and profitability. A well-organised approach to work. Experience in improving service delivery.

About the Service: Situated in the coastal town of Hoylake, just a 30 minute train journey from Liverpool Central Station, Meols Drive boasts panoramic views over Liverpool bay and the Royal Liverpool Golf Course. The service provides residential with nursing support to men (aged 18 years+) living with a learning disability and/ or additional complex needs including Autism and Mental Health conditions.

Equal Opportunities: MHC are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all who believe they fit the essential requirements for this role regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion / belief, sexual orientation or age.

How to Apply: Please complete the short application and upload your CV, alternatively for an informal discussion about this role you can contact MHC Workforce on 01824 572 020.

For information:

Successful candidates must be aged 18 or over.

Please note that from 11thNovember 2021, it will become mandatory in England for all care home workers to be fully vaccinated to protect themselves, colleagues and Service Users from the COVID-19 virus. Unfortunately, unless you are medically exempt under the regulations, if you have not received your first dose of the vaccine by 16th September 2021, we are unable to consider your application.

(We reserve the right to bring forward our closing date, without notice in the event of high volumes of interest).

We are able to facilitate interviews via our virtual platform, additional cleanliness measures have been put in place in all MHC services to ensure the safety of our residents, patients and staff is maintained. Masks are also available to all visitors.


Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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