Randstad carry out temporary recruitment for 2Gether Support Solutions who serve the East Kent Hospitals Trust and are currently recruiting for a Chef. Immediate start available with rate enhancements for weekends and bank holidays. Are you looking for a new role in a different environment? If the answer is yes then we would really like to hear from you.Position: ChefLocation: Ashford, Kent (William Harvey Hospital)Hourly rate: £12.26phr Mon-Fri, £13.26phr Sat-Sun and £24.52phr on Bank Holidays.Benefits: 20 days holiday per annum rising to 25 days after 12 weeks continuous service plus a host of Randstad employee benefits. Duration: 6 months+Hours: 37.5hrs week (full-time)Contract type: Temporary with weekly pay through RandstadRandstad contact: The NHS team on 01622 357230 Option 3The role:Based at the William Harvey Hospital and inbedding with the catering team the function of the role is preparation of hot and cold foods to serve the teams at the hospital, patients and customers. Chef's duties include:Preparation and production of foods and goods in line with agreed menus and recipes for retail, functions and patient feeding (specialist dietary requirements).Provide an excellent experience for customers (patients, staff and visitors) while using your talents to optimise sales.Maintain food safety and hygiene standards within your department and ensure your work is carried out in line with Health, Safety & Quality standards set out by 2Gether Support Solutions and the Trust which includes the Assured Safe Catering System.Ensure records and documentation are accurately completed and maintained.Mentor, supervise, support and train other team members within the department.Attend and contribute at team meetings, improvement forums and reviews.Contribute to menu planning and service improvements within the department.Store goods, supplies and equipment in the correct manner and ensure stock rotation systems are applied.Assist in ordering of stock with procurement and is undertaken within budgetary constraints.Liaise with on-site Dieticians to build rapport and deliver the service the hospital can deliver to their customers. Key qualities:Excellent communicator and the ability to instruct and lead team members.Customer focused.Able to work under pressure at peak times.Understanding of allergens Requirements:Relevant experience in the same or a similar role.Level 2 Food Hygiene certificate. If yours has expired the training can be provided.Level 1 or 2 in food production or an equivalent qualification is essential.Eligible to work in the United Kingdom2 current proofs of address (dated within last 3 months).Happy to undergo relevant training.Access to transport will be an advantage when applying for this role.Why work for Randstad?All necessary training provided by us, with opportunities for other training and developmentAccess to great discounts with top highstreet retailersEmployee assistance programme (health & wellbeing, financial advice and a large range of other services).Long term work opportunitiesRefer a friend scheme offering £50 love2shop vouchers for every recommendation that completes 30 days temp work https://www.randstad.co.uk/refer-a-friend/Online portal to your Randstad account to access payslips, upload hours, certificates etcIf you are interested please call the team on 01622 357230 Option 3 for more information or apply today! Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.