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Chef Manager HCC64372

Job Details:

Salary Range: £21,403 - £24,055 per annum
Work Location: Copper Beeches, Andover 
Hours per week: 37 (Includes working alternative weekends)
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date: 25 October 2021

The Role:


We have an exciting opportunity available for an experienced Chef to join our friendly and supportive team at Copper Beeches Residential Home in Andover. Playing a key role running our busy kitchen, ensuring our home is a caring and homely environment for our residents, our main priority is to find an individual who shares our values of being person centred, working together, accountability and resilience – could this be you?


As Chef Manager, you will prepare well balanced nutritional meals and maintain records such as temperatures and daily kitchen diaries. You will be responsible for supervising the catering team along with managing and controlling the catering budget, leading a team that is flexible, efficient and organised.

As an active member of the unit management team you will be involved with the recruitment and development of kitchen staff and contribute towards improvements for our service users.  


You will hold a basic food hygiene certificate and have previous catering experience.


What we can offer you


A career in one of our settings is both rewarding and challenging. It takes a person with empathy, professionalism and a genuine love of caring to be successful. If this sounds like you, then you should consider a career in care with Hampshire County Council. You will receive professional support, with continued training and progression opportunities.


In return we can offer continued support and development as well as a generous benefits package, including;


  • Access to Local Government Pension Scheme.
  • A minimum 24 days annual leave entitlement.
  • Interest free travel loans and discounts.
  • Employee Support Services.
  • Family friendly policies.

Additional Role Information:

Values Based Recruitment:

We recruit for attitudes and values in Adults’ Health and Care. We invite you to evidence how you demonstrate the 4 core values we hold in your application.


The 4 core values are:


•    Person Centred: Has a person centred and strengths-based approach that empowers service users and carers to live independent lives.
•    Resilience: Successfully manages change and develops and maintains their wellbeing and resilience.
•    Accountable: Takes responsibility for work, actions and development; and acknowledges individual and shared accountability.
•    Works Together: Builds supportive internal and external working relationships through positive communication and constructive feedback.

Vetting Requirements:

This post is subject to an Enhanced Criminal Records Check.

Contact details for an informal discussion:

Please contact Linda Burton, Registered Manager on linda.burton@hants.gov.uk


Hampshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.


In order to combat discrimination, no unnecessary conditions or requirements will be applied which could have a disproportionately adverse effect on any one group. All sections of the population will have equal access to jobs. No applicant or employee will receive less favourable treatment because of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership and pregnancy or maternity, unless a Genuine Occupational Requirement (GOR) applies.


We are a Disability Confident Employer – committed to ensuring that our recruitment and selection process is inclusive and accessible.



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