Edendale Lodge - Battle

Care Home Chef

Edendale Lodge needs a Care Home Chef. Role involves preparing customised meals, managing kitchen supplies, and upholding health standards. Passion for nutritious food is key.

For applicants
requiring sponsorship

Station Road
TN33 9DB
East Sussex

Edendale Lodge is seeking a dedicated and talented Care Home Chef to join our team. The ideal candidate will be passionate about preparing delicious and nutritious meals that cater to the unique dietary needs and preferences of our residents. In this role, you will be entrusted with creating a variety of meal options, managing kitchen supplies, and maintaining high health and safety standards within the kitchen.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Working closely with colleagues and management to ensure nutritional needs are met for each resident.
  • Managing the ordering and receipt of kitchen supplies, and maintaining accurate records of the same.
  • Overseeing adherence to health and safety standards within the kitchen.
  • Developing a rotating menu with a variety of options to meet the needs and choices of all residents.
  • Managing kitchen staff rota, ensuring adequate coverage for all shifts.
  • Overseeing the budget for the kitchen department.
  • Cooking a variety of meals to meet dietary needs and preferences of residents.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Previous experience as a Chef.
  • Relevant qualification in food preparation and cooking.
  • Strong organisational skills.
  • Ability to manage and oversee a team effectively.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.


  • Competitive rates of pay.
  • Generous annual leave.
  • Full training and support from a dedicated team.
  • Employee referral scheme.
  • Opportunities for career progression within the organisation.

Please note: A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be required upon conditional offer of employment.

At Edendale Lodge, we believe in providing exceptional care for our residents, and that starts with the meals we serve. If you are a skilled Chef looking to make a difference in the lives of others, we would love to hear from you. Apply today and join our team.

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