Ref: CYG05625

  • Location
  • Cygnet Kewstoke, Beach Road, Kewstoke, BS22 9UZ
  • Salary
  • £22,500 (dependent on experience)
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 21/06/2019
  • Chef

    Salary - £22,500 (dependent on experience)

    Location - Cygnet Kewstoke, Beach Road, Kewstoke, BS22 9UZ

    Closing Date – 21/06/2019

    Cygnet Health Care have been providing a national network of high quality specialist mental health services for more than 30 years.

    With us, you’ll work in a vibrant, supportive culture tailored to help you thrive.

    As Chef, you’ll play an important part in creating an excellent experience for service users, staff, customers, carers and visitors.

    You’ll have the chance to progress your career in a caring setting – and reap the rewards of making a difference, every day.

    So if you love what you do & are committed to putting the welfare of our patient’s first, get in touch! 


    Your Day-to-Day...

    You’ll be working 40 hours per week, 5 days per week to cover 7 day rota

    Prepare, cook & serve nutritional, balanced and appetising meals for patients, staff & visitors
    Liaise with nursing colleagues to meet patients’ nutritional & dietary needs
    Ensure the cleanliness of the kitchen, service areas & dining room
    Assist with menu planning and ordering as required
    Supervise kitchen staff when deputising for the Head Chef
    Maintain personal hygiene to comply with Cygnet standards and food hygiene regulations
    Ensure record keeping is kept up to date and accurate in line with food hygiene regulations and Cygnet procedures
    Handle, maintain & store kitchen equipment in accordance with Cygnet procedures
    Use chemicals in line with Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) regulations


    You are...

    A skilled chef, preferably with experience in the care sector
    The holder of a Level 3 food hygiene certificate, with good personal hygiene standards
    Polite & professional, with a positive attitude to internal & external quests at all times
    An excellent communicator able to liaise with people at all levels
    Able to work on your own initiative, as part of a team & under supervision


    Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

    Strong career progression opportunities
    Expert supervision & support
    Employee referral scheme
    Pension scheme
    “Cycle to work” scheme & employee discount saving


    Please note: successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

    Ready to make a positive change?

    Please click on the ‘apply now’ link below

    Join us!

  • Location Information
  • Cygnet Hospital Kewstoke provides an emergency admissions service for men and a pathway for women from low secure to rehabilitation including a specialist service for personality disorder.

    The hospital has more than 16 acres of landscaped grounds and overlooks the Bristol Channel. This beachside location, just outside Weston-super-Mare, helps us provide a quiet, peaceful and therapeutic environment which can offer service users a broad range of therapies including CAT, CBT, Schema Therapy, EMDR & DBT.

    The hospital provides 58 inpatient beds within a low secure setting, including a male PICU within the same secure perimeter. All bedrooms are single, with en-suite bathrooms, and each of the four wards has its own garden or terrace. There is a fully equipped gym and activities suite.


    This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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