Regional Peripatetic Chef

Working with Anavo Group means much more than a job. We look after each other, and we want our people to thrive. We invest in training and education, so our people can achieve their personal and professional goals and aspirations. When you join Anavo Group, you’ll be part of an innovative and growing organisation that is committed to making a tangible difference to people in Care Homes. You will join an environment where we can achieve great things together. The Care Homes mentioned above are currently being managed by Anavo Group.

Why choose to work for us?

 We offer:

  • Competitive salary.
  • Free PVG check.
  • Free uniform.
  • Reward and Recognition Programme.
  • Refer a Friend Scheme.
  • Free library of online courses for continuous professional development.

As a Peripatetic Chef, you will be required to:

As a Peripatetic Chef, you will be required to:


  • Travel to all Care Homes mentioned above.
  • Prepare, cook and serve hot and cold meals, as and when required, providing for special dietary requirements and taking into account the preferences and cultures of residents.
  • Liaise with the Home Managers when planning/costing menus in order to provide a balanced nutritious diet, making the best use of available fresh foods.
  • Arrange/participate in staff and Client meetings as required.
  • Maintain accurate records of food supplies and freezer/fridge temperatures.
  • Ensure stock rotation. Order stocks and check deliveries, and check and value stock as required by the Home Managers.
  • Prepare rota for Kitchen staff.
  • Participate in the recruitment process for hiring new team members.
  • Supervise and instruct Kitchen staff in the use of all equipment and hygiene procedures.
  • Conduct basic food hygiene training for all staff involved in handling and delivery of food.
  • Ensure statutory Health & Safety standards are followed in the kitchen and dining areas.


You will also be required to:


  • Maintain professional knowledge and competence.
  • Complete mandatory training days and online courses.


Essential candidate criteria:


  • City & Guilds 706-1&2, or equivalent.
  • Intermediate Food/Hygiene Certificate / Level 3 Food Safety.
  • Full UK Driving License.

Anavo Group is committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of our residents and will take up relevant PVG checks as part of the recruitment process.


By applying for this vacancy there is an expectation that you are willing to enter, or have already entered, the COVID-19 vaccination programme and can provide evidence of your status. If you are medically exempt, please contact a member of the HR Team to discuss before proceeding with your application.


***This advert will close as soon as we have received a sufficient level of applications, please do not delay in applying ***

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  • Location: Regional with an office based at Quarrelton Road, Johnstone, Renfrewshire, Scotland PA5 8NH
  • Salary: £10.40 + mileage, 32 hours a week
  • Type: Full Time – Permanent, Day Shift (7.30am – 4.30pm), Monday to Sunday


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