Salary: £32000 per annum

Shift hours: Permanent

  • Chef Manager – Circle Healthcare – The Park Hospital

  • £32000 per annum

  • 40 hours per week

  • Based in Nottingham 

We are currently looking for a dedicated Chef Manager to help ensure the smooth running of our catering operation within one of our Medirest Signature contracts. Circle Health Group is Britain’s leading provider of independent healthcare with a nationwide network of hospitals & clinics, performing more complex surgery than any other private healthcare provider in the country.

As a Chef Manager, you will use your skills to maintain a high standard of quality work and support your team in delivering a premium service for our client and the patients in their care. In return, you will have the chance to progress your career with a company that invests in its people, celebrates individuality, and rewards and recognises employees who go beyond the plate.

The role of the Chef Manager is based at The Park Hospital and is a full-time position, contracted to 40 hours per week.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work within one of our prestigious private healthcare contracts and make a real difference to those you work with.

Reporting into an Area Manager, your key responsibilities will include:

  • Having responsibility for the overall efficient and effective management of the catering contract to ensure great quality, consistent food and beverage services across all areas.
  • Maintaining a positive client relationship and regularly communicating with them to understand key requirements or changes.
  • Responsibility for the management, recruitment, development and training of team members. This includes managing sickness, conducting reviews and delivering training as required.
  • Accountability for the labour spend and food costs, regularly reviewing this with your Area Manager to be proactive in managing cost and delivering on the agreed financial budget.
  • Ensuring the smooth planning of the contract and resources to deliver a first-class service to our clients and customers
  • Ensuring the operation is fully compliant with company policies and procedures and legislative and regulatory requirements i.e. allergens kcal, PPDS etc.

Our ideal Chef Manager will:

  • Ideally have previous experience in contract catering or within a similar role. We can provide training to the right person with transferrable skills.
  • Have experience of working in a kitchen environment, producing food in adhering to recipes and menu plans.
  • Experience of leading and managing teams and the ability to motivate them to succeed.
  • Have had experience in managing client relationships
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to liaise with colleagues, customers and clients at all levels
  • Quality and process driven with particular focus on delivering results
  • Compliant with Company policies and procedures in line with client agreements
  • IT Literate (MS Office, Email).

With this in mind, our main focus is finding the right candidate to fit with the team and be able to motivate them to succeed. We will provide initial and ongoing training to the successful candidate. We take pride in developing our people and have a wealth of training and development opportunities that the successful candidate can take advantage of.

We ensure you’re rewarded for all your hard work, which is why we offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes but is not limited to:
  • To help with the cost of living crisis, Compass will be providing a free meal or equivalent Subsidy while working
  • Exclusive travel discounts with TUI, Expedia, Booking.com and many more
  • Save money on your food shop with discounts on Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Morrisons and many more
  • Quick access for you and your immediate family to a Digital GP, and wider healthcare benefits
  • Up to 44% off cinema tickets to enjoy your favourite blockbuster
  • Regular emails filled with the best discounts and savings available
  • Receive cash rewards every time you spend and use them on a wide range of brands
  • Un-wind with us with free wellness, mindfulness and exercise classes
  • You can share all discounts and offers with your friends and families
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Grow your career with our Career Pathways and MyLearning programmes

Part of Compass Group UK&I, Medirest is the specialist healthcare operating company of Compass Group UK & Ireland, providing a full range of hotel services, including staff, patient and visitor catering, domestics, portering, security and reception, at over 130 NHS Trusts and private hospitals.

Job Reference: com/1605/87738001/52576515/R/BU

Compass Group UK&I wants everyone in our business to feel able to be themselves at work and to have an equal opportunity to progress their career. We want to create a culture where we respect and embrace everyone’s talents, beliefs, backgrounds, and abilities. Where our colleagues feel valued, can reach their full potential, and thrive – Diversity is Our Strength!

Reference: com/1605/87738001/52576515/R/BU

Location: Nottingham

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