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Colten House

Head of Hospitality

Job ID: 4707979

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Number of Positions: 1

Job Type: Business Support

Contract Type: Full Time

Contract Details: Permanent

Salary: £82,000 per annum including car allowance plus bonus

Working Hours: 40 hours a week plus on call requirements

Location: Ringwood, Dorset

Site: Colten House

Closing Date: 31/07/2024

Head of Hospitality

Based out of Colten House, Ringwood, BH24 3FE

40 hours a week plus on call requirements

Salary: £82,000 per annum including car allowance plus bonus


What if you became part of the best, working with the same team of passionate individuals every day?

At Colten we’re looking for an experienced Head of Hospitality who can help drive our business forward on all levels. We excel at delivering high quality nursing care across our 21 homes underpinned by our strong clinical, quality and business performance credentials.

About You :

A strong accomplished muti site qualified chef who can lead, coach and manage a portfolio of kitchens within our 21 homes. A questioning and inquisitive approach to life making sure everything we do is centred around our residents. You’ll challenge the “norm” and look at innovative ways we can improve our catering and housekeeping service. You’ll be an amazing chef with acute attention to detail. You will be able to analyse data to make recommendations to support improvement. You’ll have the skill to work autonomously and also collaboratively supporting the chefs and teams within the catering and housekeeping functions. You’ll do this by assisting the Home Managers to provide consistent high levels of dining and housekeeping not only meeting expectation but excelling beyond. Given all our homes are nursing homes knowledge and experience in the sector would be an advantage. A recognised management qualification in addition to a modified food management qualification are essential. A qualification in nutrition is desirable.

About the Job :

Based from Ringwood you’ll manage a portfolio of homes and provide day to day support for chefs and housekeepers and their teams. You’ll encourage their personal development through relevant internal and external courses. You will challenge where standards don’t meet the company requirements. You’ll foster a culture of continual improvement. You’ll be responsible for a catering budget to create tasty nutritious well-balanced meals every day for our residents to enjoy in a dining environment equivalent to a 5 star hotel. Your team will ensure under your leadership that our homes are spotlessly clean and our resident’s laundry is of the highest quality standard at all times.


  • 25 days Annual Leave
  • Excellent inductions, training and ‘on the job’ support
  • Real career progression opportunities
  • Free on-site car park
  • Access to discounted gym membership
  • Annual pay review
  • Mileage allowance

About Us:

Colten Care is an expanding family-owned business with 21 beautifully appointed nursing homes across Dorset, Hampshire, Wiltshire and West Sussex.

We have 7 rated services as ‘Outstanding’ with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and we provide luxury residential, general nursing, dementia and short-stay care.

We are a prestigious, award-winning healthcare provider that champions the latest approach to person-centred care. Each of our homes has a distinct character while retaining that all-important sense of ‘home.’