Sous Chef

2 months ago
Job ID
Gracewell of Sutton



The purpose of the Sous Chef is to assist the Head Chef to manage effectively and efficiently all Catering services in the Home, delivering consistently high quality menus in line with the resident needs & preferences and annual budget. The Sous Chef will assist to maintain excellent health & safety standards in the kitchen and ensure compliance with all Company policies and procedures, regulations and Statutory provisions in the effective management of the Home.


The Sous Chef will comply with kitchen staff duty rotas to ensure consistent service, delivery of the brand proposition and adherence to budget in accordance with Company policy. The Sous Chef will also promote leadership and mentoring to kitchen staff to maintain excellent standards of performance, to ensure awareness and implementation of best practice and to support individual team staff members.




  • Chef/cook experience
  • Ability to read and follow recipes
  • Knowledge of therapeutic diets preferred
  • Possess effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Possess good judgement, problem solving, and decision making skills
  • Food handling course qualification
  • Ability to work flexible hours to meet the business needs
  • Effective time keeping and time management



Gracewell Healthcare is a leading premier healthcare provider of residential, nursing and dementia care delivered in a most luxurious home environment providing the very highest standards of care to our residents. We believe great care starts with great people, so we are always keen to hear from passionate people who share our commitment to quality and professionalism. Gracewell Healthcare has a varied range of career options available to individuals all supported by extensive learning and development programmes to make the most of your career with us.


Benefits to you:

  • A very competitive Salary - Paying up to 12.00per hour
  • 28 days per year annual leave entitlement inclusive of Bank Holiday
  • Your Choices– a discounted staff shopping scheme with a wide range of retailers
  • Childcare Vouchers– non-taxable and NI exempt vouchers available to all working parents
  • Refer a Friend Scheme – Get rewarded for every successful referral
  • Employee Assistance Programme– a 24/7 helpline with advice and support
  • Study Support– we encourage and support our staff in achieving their full potential
  • Heart & Soul Awards - Employee recognition programme for team members





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