Role summary


2nd Chef (Sous Chef)


Billericay - Anisha Grange Care Home

Name of home

Anisha Grange Care Home

Number of hours


Closing date

31st August 2022

Contract type

Permanent - Full Time


up to £27,000

Contact details

Robert Holdaway

Job details

Are you a qualified Chef looking to work with fresh seasonal food, with the opportunity to have more of a work life balance and make what you do matter?

Working as a Chef at Hallmark Care Homes, you will have the chance to deliver hotel/restaurant standards without the split shifts and long weeks. You will assist the Head Chef in creating nutritious, flavoursome and well-balanced menus whilst working with residents to tailor menus around them. We are proud to deliver person centred hospitality across all our services and look for warm, motivated and passionate chefs who are driven by quality. 

Here at Hallmark Care Homes, we work with an open, honest, supportive approach, where quality of care is at the heart of everything we do.  As sector leading healthcare experts, we are proud to have the highest quality ratings across our homes across the UK. 


• A personable and warm approach with a genuine interest in the wellbeing of residents

• Hold City & Guilds/NVQ/SVQ or equivalent

• A good understanding of nutrition

• Experience of working with fresh seasonal food

• The ability to create a warm and welcoming environment within our home

• Confidence engaging with residents to create appetising and nutritious menus

• Good understanding of HACCP


• Manage the kitchen in the Head Chef’s absence

• Assist Head Chef in menu development

• Work with fresh produce to deliver high quality and wholesome dishes cooked at the highest quality and standards

• Create a warm, efficient and fun environment

• Work within budget

• Complete regular audits

• Manage stock control


As well as a competitive salary, Hallmark Care Homes offer one of the best rewards packages in the care sector. Your generous benefits would include:

  • Access to our referral and reward app care friends - earn up to £250 per referral!
  • Life assurance
  • Pension
  • Development opportunities - grow with us as an organisation
  • Discounted high street and online stores, discounted hotels and travel, health scheme cash back and so much more!


Hallmark Care Homes is a family-run provider of care homes across the UK, we understand the importance of nurturing relationships and so all of our care is centred around family values. We have 20 care homes across the country, filled with innovative facilities and supported by a dedicated care team for a comfortable stay alongside the highest quality care available.

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