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Second Chef Bank

Ancasta Grove
123 Barnes Lane, Sarisbury Green, Southampton

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123 Barnes Lane, Sarisbury Green, Southampton

Are you an aspiring Second Chef with experience in a fast-paced kitchen environment with an emphasis on fresh and seasonal produce? Looking for a rewarding career with excellent training and opportunities for development? Then join Care UK, a multi award winning care provider as a Second Chef.

The Role

  • Leading the team in the smooth running of the kitchen operation
  • Develop nutritious and diet sensitive meals for residents and their requirements
  • Menu design and planning
  • Managing stock control and adhering to food cost guidelines
  • Ensure compliance with both Food Safety and Health and Safety in the kitchen
  • Training, supervising, and developing a team to help them make the most of their potential

Some of our benefits by joining the Care UK family

  • Alternate weekend and social working hours
  • Bank Holiday Pay Enhancements* (*where applicable)
  • Career development, training and access to our approved apprenticeship scheme
  • Hundreds of online and in-store discounts
  • Annual purchase holiday scheme
  • Wellbeing support
  • Wagestream- access your wages at any-time

Career Development
We have our own Catering Academy to provide excellent training and induction programs for all new Catering Staff and we will give you all that’s needed to have a successful career as a Chef with us. Our high quality, innovative training and coaching will support the development of your skills throughout your career with us.
We are looking for people to make a difference to residents’ lives every day. When you join Care UK you’ll be joining a team who all share the same values: caring, passionate and teamwork. You will have a strong desire to help people and put residents at the heart of everything you do.
We are committed to recruiting diverse, talented people, who share our passion for helping others. We see the potential in everyone, let us help fulfil yours.

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At a glance

Location

123 Barnes Lane
Sarisbury Green
Southampton
Hampshire
SO31 7BH

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Bank
Reference
SYS-13202

Why work at Ancasta Grove

At Care UK's Ancasta Grove in Sarisbury Green, Southampton, providing the highest standard of care for residents is at the heart of what we do. As part of our friendly team, you'll have the opportunity to develop your career and the support to go far.

Our team works in a purpose-built care home in beautiful surroundings. We provide residential, nursing and dementia care on a permanent and respite basis with fantastic facilities for residents, including a cinema, cafe and hair salon, as well as beautiful landscaped gardens.

We truly believe that every one of us makes a difference. If you're a passionate, caring individual who works well in a team, consider a rewarding career at Ancasta Grove.

Why work at Ancasta Grove
Why work at Ancasta Grove
Why work at Ancasta Grove

A career at Care UK

Working at Care UK in a home support role

With a role in one of our care homes, you’ll be able to give something back and make a real difference to older people’s lives. Whether you’re just starting out in the workplace, looking for a change in career or looking for a new challenge, we can help build the right career for you. 

New to care? No problem. We'll support you with plenty of training to help you build a varied, fulfilling career that makes a positive difference to people’s lives. 

 

Everyone needs to feel motivated and rewarded, so we offer a competitive package of pay and benefits. Read more here.

Here at Care UK, we want all our colleagues to have a long and successful career with us. Our vision is to provide an inclusive training culture that empowers all colleagues with sector-leading development opportunities. View our opportunities for apprenticeships, development programmes and career progression.

At Care UK, we're proud to promote our diverse workforce and are committed to nurturing an inclusive culture. Our teams’ wellbeing is our top priority, and we believe it’s important to foster a culture of promoting open and honest conversations. Read more here.

As a colleague at Care UK, we believe it’s important that you know what you can expect from your manager to ensure people are fairly treated and properly recognised from day one. Our People Promise sets out clearly what you can expect from your manager and Care UK.

Working at Care UK in a home support role
Working at Care UK in a home support role
Working at Care UK in a home support role

Trusted to care

A closely-knit team of managers, carers, nurses and support colleagues – and each of us is dedicated to your loved one’s care, health and wellbeing.

I’m a Registered General Nurse and I also have degrees in Accounting and Finance. I joined Ancasta Grove and Care UK in 2022, because I wanted to be part of a prestigious company focused on delivering outstanding care. Care UK leads the field in this respect. 

Being a Home Manager draws on all my skills and training – you need to have an eye for the financial side while being committed to delivering first class care. People management skills are a must, and a level of creativity is needed too. It’s a demanding job, but I relish every day. 

By far the best part of my day is chatting to the residents and learning about their lives and experiences and finding out from them how we can improve the care and service we provide. It’s a privilege to care for older people and I’m determined to deliver the very best for them. 

I’m extremely proud of the team here at Ancasta Grove and I’m looking forward to continuing the great work and supporting the team to do even better in the months and years ahead. 

Joel Fronda Ignacio Home Manager