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  • Hackbridge, SM6 7AX
  • Chef
  • Permanent
  • Full-time

If you are interested in this position, please apply now.


Assistant Chef

Are you a great leader of catering teams with a genuine passion for exemplary service? Have you proven ability to operate a diverse catering function? A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Chef to join us, Elior UK - a leading contract caterer.

Elior UK operate across a diverse range of industries such as stadiums, offices, museums, schools, universities and care homes with plenty of career development opportunities. We are in a period of growth and there's no better time to join.

As an Assistant Chef within our Caterplus brand, part of Elior UK, you will provide nutritious and tasty food within the care sector.

This exciting opportunity as a Assistant Chef is based at our Heathcare site Hackbridge, SM6 7AX. You will be joining an enthusiastic team of 8 professionals and reporting into the Chef Manager.

Your key responsibilities as the Assistant Chef will consist of:
•Ensure full area of responsibility is clean, appropriately presented and stocked at all times
•Motivating and managing a team when required
•Be responsible for smooth operation of relevant equipment reporting any maintenance issues in line with procedures
•Accountable for maintaining, ordering and controlling food stocks within budget
•Engage with clients, customers and residents
•Accountable for COSHH, Food Safety, H&S, legal regulations, environmental policies and duty of care to customers and colleagues.


•Chefing experience is essential
•Genuine interest in customer service excellence
•A strong team player
•Highly confident and positive
•Self-motivated and able to work well unsupervised
•Proactive with a ‘can do' attitude
•Contract Catering experience desirable


As part of your package, we are offering a salary up to £11 per hour, dependent on experience.

Holidays 28 days (including Bank Holidays) and increasing to 33 days after 2 years' service, life assurance, single private medical cover, colleague pension enrolment and subsidised lunches.

Closing date


Here at Elior UK we have lots of opportunity for progression and personal development within our business and work with a diverse range of clients.

Elior is a multi-award winning global player in the contract catering sector,
with operations in over 16 countries, over 120,000 employees and 25,000 points of sale. We are one of the largest contract caterers in the industry with our Group headquarters in Paris. Here in the UK we have approximately 15,000 colleagues helping us deliver our promise in achieving excellence in everything that makes up the customer experience across 1,600 sites.

Our Caterplus division is one the UK's leading catering services business specialising in the care and retirement living sector. We operate across a spectrum of establishments, including residential care homes, assisted living & extra care, independent living, Jewish and charitable communities.

Join the team and contribute towards making food one of life's real pleasures for the over 55 community in your area.

If you are interested in this position, please apply now.