Sous Chef

East Grinstead

Sous Chef – East Grinstead  37.5hrs

We’re on the look-out for an enthusiastic and creative Sous Chef to work with our Corporate Catering Manager and Head Chef, you will be required to produce fresh, healthy food for our patients, visitors and colleagues, some of which are on restrictive diets at our hospital, The McIndoe Centre in East Grinstead 

What you'll do  

  • Support the Corporate Catering Manager and Head Chef by ensuring excellent standards in the Catering service provided to patients, staff & visitors by producing attractive, nutritious meals daily.
  • Work closely with the Hotel Services Supervisor and all other departments particularly the Ward to ensure an effective, seamless service is provide for all
  • Work closely with the back of house and front of house teams to ensure all allergenic information is communicated and understood on a daily basis as per procedure outlined in the Catering Manual.
  • Ensure The General Food Hygiene (Amendment) (EU EXIT) Regulations (Brine, 2019) and The General Food Regulations 2004 are controlled and maintained. 

Who you'll be  

  • Keen interest in food safety and hygiene
  • Friendly and outgoing
  • Reliable and flexible to the needs of the department
  • Conscientious and real team player 

 What you need to have  

  • City & Guilds 706 Level 2, NVQ Level 3 or equivalent
  • I.E.H. Level 2 Food Safety Certificate
  • Experience in staff supervision of catering services
  • Ability to produce menus / special diets and accurate deadlines
  • Supplies ordering
  • Computer literate  

In addition to a yearly salary of £21,900 - £22,700 we also offer an incredible number of benefits which are below:  

  • Family friendly policies.
  • Outstanding training and development opportunities.
  • Full medical insurance.
  • Full health and wellbeing programme.