Here at Osa Healthcare Recruitment we are committed to finding wonderful staff who share our values and are dedicated to providing professional, caring and high quality services. We want to find the right people the right role for them.


Job Title: Chef

Location: Pinhoe

Length/Type of Post: Permanent, Full Time.

Salary: £20,000


Job Overview.

The words ‘chef’ and ‘social life’ don’t often go together. Well, this time they do. With this job you will not work evenings, you will only work 5 days a week, and you will not be under heavy pressure and stress.

You will work 37.5 hours a week, preparing and cooking lunch and dinner for staff and service users. You will also provide guidance and training to your peers.

It’s a calm and pleasurable working environment, where you’ll be able to manage your workload and enjoy creating meals. There’s a great social aspect to this role where you can interact with people outside the kitchen regularly.

Just imagine… home in time for dinner every night. Two days off a week. And not stressed to the hilt.

Your responsibilities:

  • Participating in food purchasing through established procedures with an emphasis on cost and quality control
  • Participating in food costs through effective cost control procedures
  • Maintaining good food storage procedures and stock rotation according to established procedures
  • Preparing and cooking meals to a consistently high standard
  • Preparing and producing foods for conferences and banquets


Type of candidate that we are looking for

  • GCSE or equivalent English
  • City & Guilds 706/1 and 2 (or equivalent) Basic Food Preparation Cooking
  • Basic Food Hygiene (Intermediate desirable)
  • Supervising qualification or working towards
  • Experience preparing and producing quality food to a high standard
  • Knowledge of menu planning and costing
  • Some supervising experience

What our client is offering the successful candidate

  • Competitive annual salary
  • The equivalent of 33 days annual leave – plus your birthday off!
  • Free meals and parking
  • Wellbeing support and activities
  • Career development and training
  • Pension contribution
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced Maternity Package
  • Flexible working opportunities

There is also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, car leasing without a credit check and much more.


This job role will involve working around vulnerable people therefore your employer may be required to check whether you have a criminal record via the Disclosure and Barring Service (known as a DBS check). You will also be asked questions as part of our self disclosure section on the application form. We operate a fair recruitment process and do not discriminate. Any information you provide will be considered fairly and lawfully.

Due to the nature of our work applicants must be aged 18 or over.


We are committed to being an equal opportunities company as are all the companies we work with. All applicants will be considered fairly and free from prejudice or discrimination.


We are very proud to say that we have signed the mental health at work commitment. We are passionate about mental health and we are dedicated to doing everything we can to promote mental well-being, support people who are struggling and break down the stigmas of mental health problems. We only work with companies who share our beliefs and care for their employees metal health and well-being.

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January 8, 2022
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Position: Chef

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