Your role at Signature

The Head Chef is the heart and soul of our kitchen, in charge of delivering a menu that offers our residents an unrivalled dining experience. You’ll help create and evolve the food offering across all areas of our community to produce the highest standards, ensuring food is delicious, seasonal and cost-effective. You’ll be confident devising dishes for special dietary requirements, whatever the expectations of our residents, while meeting all their nutritional and religious needs.

You’ll also be leading, coaching, and developing a full kitchen brigade at different levels, helping them to grow and progress in their roles. You’ll build effective relationships with our General Manager and Heads of Departments to ensure an efficient catering service.

You’ll be working with the team to always maintain a high standard of hygiene and cleanliness in the kitchen and ensuring safe operations and maintenance of all kitchen equipment with the implementation of safe working procedures and practices.

What Signature Offer

  • Up to £40,000 per annum 
  • No unsociable hours 
  • 25 days holiday plus 8 days bank holiday
  • Workplace pension with matching contributions
  • Life Assurance Scheme
  • ‘Blue Light’ discount scheme eligible
  • Refer A Friend Incentive £50 voucher and up to £1,000 cash bonus
  • Staff recognition scheme – Purple Heart Award
  • Ongoing career training, development and future opportunities as we expand 
  • Employee Assistance Programme, occupational health support and wellbeing services
  • Plus cycle to work scheme, study support, long service awards and more


Signature People

We are kind and compassionate. Positive and resilient. Proactive and organised. Honest and accountable. Passionate and keen to develop. If this sounds like you, you’ll fit right in.

You’re a confident leader, well versed in how to manage a busy kitchen with NVQ Level 3 in Catering Services. You’ll have management experience, working knowledge of Health & Safety and a full, clean driving licence are a big advantage.

About Signature

Signature Senior Lifestyle offer unrivalled residential and dementia care in luxury homes. We strive for excellence in everything we do, and make a real difference to our residents’ lives. Our team is one of our biggest assets. We cultivate a supportive environment for our people, with tailored training and career development at all levels.

Wake up to the passion inside you.

Apply to Signature Senior Lifestyle today.

We care as much for our team as we do for our residents. Wake up to better at Signature!