Chef (Bank)

Schoen Clinic Newbridge have a fantastic opportunity for a Chef to join the team on a Bank basis.

The Chef at Schoen Clinic Newbridge will provide a catering service to the patients and staff of Schoen Clinic Newbridge. Deliver the therapeutic menu designed by the Dietetic team to patients and the staff supporting these meals.

Principle Duties

Food Preparation and Service:

  • General preparation of meals and snacks, following the principles of food hygiene.
  • Assist in the serving of meals to the patients in the designated dining rooms.
  • Ensure that food is prepared and served following recipes and menus written by the Dietetic team.
  • Prepare and provide food for patients with dietary restrictions as a result of religious, cultural, allergens or intolerance.
  • Ensure that meals are given out in a timely manner.
  • Ensure that portion control is followed for meals and snacks.
  • Aim to serve meals and snacks in a similar presentation on each occasion.
  • Ensure that current hygiene regulations are adhered to and all relevant documentation is completed; paying particular attention to temperatures of food during storage, preparation, cooking and service.
  • Ensure that all waste, including food waste, is disposed of in line with Health and Safety and Schoen Clinic Newbridge policies.

Ordering and Stock Control

  • Stock taking to take place daily, prior to ordering.
  • Stock rotation to take place on a daily basis within dry store, fridges and freezers.
  • Ordering to take place on a daily basis using online shopping system.
  • Ensure the ordering of food supplies are in line with menu requirements.
  • Only stock required to be stored on site at any time due to limitation of size of the kitchen area.
  • Stock to be stored as per food hygiene standards.
  • Report any issue of concern in relation to ordering or deliveries to the lead Dietitian. 

Kitchen Maintenance

  • Ensure that all equipment is maintained and serviced in line with manufacturer’s requirements and best practice.
  • Ensure that COSHH records are reviewed and updated where necessary.
  • Report any issue of concern in relation to ordering or deliveries to the lead Dietitian. 
  • Risk assessments to be completed for new equipment.
  • Work according to Health and Safety policies and Schoen Clinic Newbridge guidelines.
  • Temperature checks and replenish kitchen supplies in all kitchens.


  • Appropriate personal protective equipment to be worn at all times within the kitchen.
  • Uniforms, shoes and hats to be provided by Schoen Clinic Newbridge.
  • Uniforms, aprons, and garments should be clean at the beginning of each shift and changed regularly when necessary.
  • Uniforms or aprons should not be worn outside Schoen Clinic Newbridge.



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Schoen Clinic Newbridge Birmingham

Job Type



Procurement & Stores


£10.48 - £10.78 Per hour

Closing Date

21 December 2023


Salary up to £10.78 PH with an annual salary review 25 days holiday + 8 bank holidays Professional development opportunities Contributory pension scheme Enhanced Private Medical Insurance with BUPA including access to a private GP service, free screening & the inclusion of pre-existing conditions. Eye care scheme with Specsavers Online benefits portal with high street and online shopping discounts Cycle to work scheme Group Life Assurance Enhanced maternity & paternity pay Paid emergency leave Occupational Sick Pay above SSP Interest free season ticket loans Employee Assistance Programme with wellbeing support


  • Level 2 in food safety or equivalent.
  • Regular updates of statutory and mandatory training relevant to post
  • Knowledge of basic nutritional standards.
  • Basic knowledge of special dietary needs, including religious and cultural
  • Awareness of good hygiene standards.
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety in the kitchen.
  • Knowledge of COSHH.
  • Knowledge of HACCP.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with patients, carers and members of the multi-disciplinary team.
  • Experience of working to deadlines
  • ​Ability to work under pressure
  • Two years or equivalent experience of working in a similar environment and menu planning within budget.
  • Experience of stock control
  • Clear CRB check
  • Previous experience of working with people with mental health issues