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Job posted by: Ihor Bovtsaylo

HRGO are recruiting for a Chef in Bedford MK44 2FQ

You will be responsible for assisting the Catering Manager and Head Chef in the preparation and service of all dishes on the menu.

At all times, Chefs will act as a positive role model to all residents, treating all with whom he/she comes into contact with respect and decency. Chefs will demonstrate commitment to working as part of the Yarl's Wood IRC Team in support of the Centre Vision and delivery of the Contract.

This role will be 3 days on and 3 days off - 7am to 7pm - so you will need to be able to work weekend. You will need a Basic DBS for this position.


  • To maintain an exceptionally high standard of food production service and food hygiene.
  • To be conversant with craft skills, menu knowledge, presentation and display of foods and portion sizes and be able to assist in the training and development of the residents working in the Catering Department.
  • To maintain the preparation and work area in a clean and hygienic condition at all times and the thorough cleaning of these areas, including equipment after each service.
  • To assist, when required, in the preparation and service of any functions required.
  • To observe all statutory health and hygiene regulations and reporting any hazards you may encounter at your place of work.
  • To maintain a high standard of personal hygiene.
  • To attend the family unit during a main meal time on an ad hoc basis.
  • To assist the head Chef in all aspects of running the kitchen.
  • To undertake any other duties as may be reasonably required.
  • To carry out any other work reasonably acceptable within the capabilities of the post holder.
  • To deal with contingencies/incidents in the Admin offices as required through line structure
  • To help maintain service delivery, health and safety, security and control within the Admin building and around the centre
  • Promote equal opportunities and zero tolerance to any form of discrimination
  • Maintaining security processes and dynamics in the area of work
  • Maintaining the company image via polite interaction with visitors for residents or official guests
  • Advise and work with all other Departments as part of a team and attend any Departmental Meetings which will require input from the bus driver.
  • To attend any meeting as required contribute to the achievement of good communication within Yarl's Wood IRC in line with the local Communications Strategy.To develop and maintain effective relations with the customer and external suppliers as required.
  • To ensure the Contract terms are met, ensuring compliance with the contract at all times

Must hold a food hygiene certificate and have experience working within the catering industry

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