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Chef - Clarence Unit HCC59513

Job Details:

Salary range: £18,933 - £19,941 per annum

Work location: Woodcot Lodge, Gosport

Hours per week: 37

Contract type: Permanent

Closing date: 14 November 2021

Are you ready to take your catering career one step further?


We have an excellent opportunity available for a Chef to join our friendly, supportive and hard working team at The Clarence Unit at Woodcot Lodge, Gosport.  


As a Chef, you’ll prepare well balanced nutritional meals for a range of service users with unique dietary requirements and maintain excellent standards of hygiene and safety. You will be responsible for controlling the catering budget, ordering food stock and planning menus in partnership with the Unit Manager and care providers.

Ideally you will hold a level 2 certificate in food safety, but this qualification can be made available to the right candidate.


Do you think this could be your chance to thrive in a career in Catering?

Working for us:


We will offer you career development opportunities to make sure you fill your full potential as well as a generous benefits package, including;


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


Full COVID-19 vaccination status will be required as a condition of employment. Recent legislation now mandates that anyone working in a CQC registered care home, which includes all regulated services in HCC Care, and those visiting in a professional capacity, must be fully vaccinated (MHRA approved) by 11 November 2021.  

Additional Role Information:

Vetting Requirements:

This post is subject to a Criminal Records Check

Contact details for an informal discussion:

Stacey Brakewell, Registered Manager on 07718 974601 or Stacey.Brakewell@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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