Inspected and rated

Care Quality Commission - CQC


Title: Chef
Weldmar Salary Scale: £12,398 – £13,299 for 24 hours (£19,372 – £20,780 FTE)
Hours: Variable shifts, which will include some weekends on a rota basis.

A fantastic opportunity is now available for a creative and talented Chef to join the team at Weldmar Hospicecare.

The catering team, based at our Inpatient Unit in Dorchester, provides a key part of our service, providing fresh, cooked to order meals for our patients and their visitors, as well as our great team of staff and volunteers.

With your experience of working in a professional kitchen, you’ll be qualified to NVQ Level 2 and have a passion for cooking and working in a busy environment, preparing nutritious meals using fresh ingredients.

This is a chef role where you really can make a difference to someone’s day, so you’ll need to be adaptable, have a positive approach, and have a strong customer service ethos.  We encourage professional development.

The team work between 8am and 7pm, and you will work various shifts on a rota basis, which are planned in advance and there will be no split shifts. Free on-site parking is available.


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If you apply for this job, we recommend that you download and read the full Job Description below.  You can also arrange an informal chat with the line manager.  Call our People Services team on 01305 756949 to arrange this or ask any questions.  You can also email

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Weldmar Hospicecare values respects and responds to diversity and difference of individuals and groups.

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