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Chef HCC58412

Job Details:

Salary Range: £9.81 - £10.34 per hour plus holiday pay, (salary dependant on experience)
Work Location: Malmesbury Lawn, Havant
Hours per week: Various
Contract Type: Casual 
Closing Date: 16 May 2021


We are now seeking a compassionate Chef who would like to make a real difference in their community by providing a quality catering service for our home.

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. You will serve and assist our residents with their meals. Interact with residents, showing empathy and an understanding of their needs. You will play a key role in providing a caring and homely environment.


Malmesbury Lawn is a residential dementia care home in Havant, recognised as a leader in dementia care, the home has won a Health and Social Care Dignity in Care Award and an International Dementia Excellence Award.

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

If you share our person-centred values and feel you can help to make our care home a place that our residents can really call home, we would love to hear from you!

Additional 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:

Bill Dyet, Registered Manager on 02392 244900.


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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