Join us as a Sous Chef at Anchor to make a real and positive difference to the lives of older people. You will work effectively as part of the kitchen team, setting standards and expectations to ensure excellent and consistent service is achieved producing the highest standard of food. You will control and manage the food cost in line with the budget and work closely with the Head Chef and F&B Manager. You will need to have a level 3 in various food qualifications.
Make sure to apply with all the requested information, as laid out in the job overview below.
Anchor is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are proud to have an LGBT+ resident group, and also BAME, LGBT+ and Disabled colleague networks. These work closely with the organisation to celebrate diversity, address concerns, review policy and practice and empower their members. We recruit, train and promote without discrimination on the basis of race, religion, colour, sex or gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age or other protected status. One of our values is ‘respect’, therefore we do not accept harassment or discrimination from any colleague, resident or third party.
West Hall in West Byfleet is home to well trained and helpful staff with rooms for up to 117 residents. At Anchor, we pride ourselves in providing 24-hour care and specialised services for elderly people, the beauty of our grounds, the quality of our catering and our engaging activities we deliver.
Anchor's flagship home, rated Outstanding by CQC
Three award winning purpose built lodges in 5.5 acres of landscaped gardens
Excellent support for all colleagues with Buddies and Mentors to help you throughout your career at West Hall
Anchor – a great place to work
Anchor is England’s largest not-for-profit providers of care and housing for older people. Our heartfelt ambition is to transform housing and care so everyone can have a home where they love living in later life.
We’re not-for-profit which means every penny we make or save is invested in the people who live with us, the places they live and the people who work here. That means a better standard of care and customer service, better wages, more investment in training and development and improved facilities.
A rewarding environment
From health and happiness to finance and your career, we’ll give you all the support you need.
Health & happiness
Gym, fitness and wellbeing discounts
Mental health support
Flexible working options
Pension plan – contribute between 4% and 8% and we’ll match it or better
Quick and easy pension transfer service
Savings and financial advice, loans, free life assurance
Discounts on shopping, holidays, phones, technology and more
Ongoing personal and professional development programme
Leadership Pathways online learning resources
Career progression and promotion opportunities
To see our full range of benefits, check out our dedicated rewards website
Celebrating diversity, celebrating you
Anchor is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We aim to celebrate diversity and inclusion in all that we do, as we know that the more diverse our colleagues are, the better care and support we can give to our residents and each other.
We are proud to have an LGBT+ group for our residents, and also Disability, LGBT+ and race and ethnicity colleague networks. These work to celebrate diversity, address concerns, review policy and practice and empower their members. We also have an Inclusive Ambassador network to allow all colleagues to be part of promoting diversity and to be an ally to others.
We are a member of Inclusive Employers, a Stonewall Diversity Champion and a signatory to the Care Leaver Covenant and HouseProud Pledge schemes.