Type: Permanent

Date Posted: 45009

Closing Date: 45039

Location: Leicester, CV22 7AL, Warwickshire, CV22 7AL

Salary: £28,000 per year


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a passionate and enthusiastic Chef to join our warm and friendly team at Knox Court, a retirement living plus complex based in Rugby.
As a Chef within our division, you will have plenty of responsibility and opportunity to grow in your role, becoming a critical member of our team. We will give you responsibility for ensuring the food is to the highest standard, the kitchen area is always clean and well presented, and well-stocked.

In addition, you will manage the menus, ensuring variety and nutritional value and making sure everyone is up to date with any special offers/allergens. Finally, along with colleagues, you will ensure COSHH, food safety, and H&S are followed, with any incidents reported in line with documented procedures.

Working Pattern: 5 over 7 days, 40 hours per week, 8:00am – 4:00pmTo apply for the position of Chef you will need the following essential skills and experience:

Previous catering experience
Possess a passion for food
Second to none customer service skills

If you’re a team player with these skills, we definitely want to hear from you!


We thank our colleagues for a job well done, that’s why we offer a wide range of benefits, including;

A salary of £28,000 per annum, 28 days holiday*, life assurance, a workplace pension & free lunches on site
The option to buy additional holidays – supporting your way of life
Free access to mental health first aiders & counselling sessions – supporting you through life’s ups and downs
Free access to the 24/7 GP service, nutritional & health experts, financial & legal support – the wellbeing of our teams is key
A vast amount of discounts & cashback for supermarkets & retail – reducing your shopping bills
A cycle-to-work scheme – keeping your wellbeing and our carbon footprint in mind
Discounts for cinemas, restaurants, hotels, holidays and family days out – we want our teams to enjoy life
A great variety of opportunities & award-winning development programmes to support your career ambitions – big enough for growth, small enough to feel connected
2 days paid leave for charity work – the community is at the heart of everything we do

*Pro rata, incl. bank holidays

Why it’s Great to Work for Us

Welcoming you into our warm, friendly, and genuine team from your first day, we’ll make you feel part of the family. With an inclusive, collaborative, and caring culture, you will share our shared purpose of delivering outstanding customer service.

At Elior, we’re innovators and extremely proud of our work around diversity, sustainability, and social value. That’s why with a firm belief in a diverse workplace, 95% of our colleagues feel we cultivate a culture where people of all backgrounds are welcome and valued.

If you want to give back to the community, this may be your role. Apply today.

Our People Promise

We promise to value you like we value our customers. We want you to feel appreciated, supported and fulfilled.

We aspire to do this by:

Offering roles to support your way of life
Employing people who care
Trusting you to deliver
Thanking you for a job well done
Letting you know what you need to know
Listening to you
Providing opportunities for growth and progression
Supporting you through life’s up and downs

Any internal colleagues applying for this role, please be advised that new terms and conditions will apply.About Us

At Elior we’re enriching lives, everywhere, every day. Feeding children in schools, loved ones in hospitals and care homes, sports fans in stadiums, visitors in heritage sites and teams in the workplace.

We are a multi-award-winning global player in the hospitality sector, founded in 1991 with over 105,000 colleagues worldwide, serving over 4 million guests every day. In the UK, our dedicated team serve our customers across 1200 locations.

Because of our success and stability, we can offer you excellent career opportunities where you will be nurtured and supported to fulfil your potential. We are renowned for looking after our people, with 87% of our colleagues feeling proud to work with us, and we are committed to delivering delicious and healthy food, which is ethically sourced.

And we’re committed to looking after the planet, supporting the community, cutting food waste and supporting wellbeing. We’ve lots to shout about with our strong and united approach in tackling many important global sustainability issues.

This role sits within our Health & Care division – catering for those in care homes, independent living villages and the NHS. Making a difference to local people across the UK, our Caterplus division prides itself on crafting superb environments for the over 55 community. By contributing to our customer’s social life and fostering friendships, our quality and locally sourced food is matched only by the warmth of our customer service.