Chefs - Epsom and Sutton

Are you looking for a rewarding career in culinary, do you have experience working in a busy kitchen and are you looking for flexible working hours?

Epsom and St Helier are looking for experienced Chefs to join the catering team.

The Chefs are responsible for cooking food in NHS hospitals and other services making sure our patients and staff have highly nutritious, high quality food.

You'll work with the catering manager to make sure that food and drink is nutritious and appetising. The food has to meet patients' medical and cultural needs including, for example, gluten free, low fat, soft food, halal and vegetarian.

As a cook or chef, your duties include:

  • planning meals and menus
  • preparing food
  • using kitchen equipment such as mixers
  • storing food correctly
  • making sure as little as possible is wasted
  • supervising kitchen assistants

Chefs and cooks work as part of the catering team.  In a large kitchen there may be a head chef or cook overseeing one or more assistant chefs or cooks. Catering assistants usually work in a team, with a team leader supervising them.

Chefs and cooks may have little or no contact with patients. Catering assistants may have some contact with patients, depending on where they work.

To enter the NHS as a cook or chef, you need a catering qualification, level 3.

StaffBank can offer you the flexibility you desire with the benefit of the NHS pension scheme, and more. Our jobs would bring a brilliant opportunity to anyone who is looking to top up their current salary, skills or to accommodate their personal circumstances. You’ll be reliable, dedicated and flexible, with a commitment to competent, high quality care delivery.

StaffBank requires you to have:
* Eligibility to work within the UK with 6 Months minimum recent experience.

StaffBank can offer you:
* Flexible hours
* Free Core skills training and annual updates
* Support from a friendly and approachable team
* Excellent, Competitive pay rates
* Access to the NHS Pension

As part of the recruitment process you will be required to complete an enhanced CRB check. Apply now to find out more about this incredible opportunity! Successful candidates will also have an opportunity to learn about our great benefits! 


Bank Partners is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.