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  • Location: Norfolk
  • Salary: £15 - £16 per hour
  • Job Type:Temporary
  • Sector: Hospitality
  • Contact: Vitaly Andrejev
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01603615511
  • Job Ref: SF60238
We are currently seeking a skilled and compassionate relief Chef/Cook to join our team at Select to work in fantastic locations across Norfolk!

The Care Home Cook plays a vital role in ensuring that our residents receive nutritious and delicious meals that meet their dietary needs and preferences.

In this role you will be working within Schools, Care homes, Contract Catering & Events, so you would need to have an enhanced DBS and be able to work across Norfolk. 
Driving license and access to your own vehicle will be preferable.

As a relief chef you would be covering annual leave, sickness and general business needs of our clients in varied food led venues and be adaptable to the regulations that each unit may have.

  • Plan, prepare, and cook meals for residents according to specified menus and dietary requirements
  • Ensure meals are served on time and at the appropriate temperature
  • Maintain high standards of food safety and sanitation in the kitchen
  • Monitor food inventory levels and order supplies as needed
  • Collaborate with care home staff to accommodate residents' dietary restrictions and preferences
  • Adapt recipes and meal plans to accommodate special events or celebrations
  • Provide assistance and support during meal service as needed
  • Clean and maintain kitchen equipment and work areas
  • Follow all health and safety regulations and procedures
  • Previous experience working as a cook or chef in a similar setting, preferably in a care home or healthcare facility
  • Knowledge of nutrition and dietary requirements for older adults
  • Ability to work well under pressure and in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills
  • Strong attention to detail and organisational abilities
  • Flexibility to work in different care homes
  • To have an Enhanced DBS (essential)
  • Competitive weekly salary
  • Supportive and collaborative work environment
  • Rewarding work with the opportunity to make a positive impact on the lives of our residents
  • Flexible hours of work 
  • Dedicated consultants 
If you are passionate about cooking and dedicated to providing nutritious and flavorful meals to seniors, we would love to hear from you! For more info on this fantastic chef opportunity, or any other role within Select, click apply or get in touch with Vitaly at Select Recruitment Specialists