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2018-02-25 Care Homes Job Title: Cook

Job Setting: Care Home / Nursing Home

Job Role: Cook / Chef

Date Posted: 25 Jan 2018

Job Location: Crediton , Devon


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Salary: £8.65 8.65 per hour 8.65

Hours: Part Time

Contact Name: Catherine Kiddle

Job Reference: Cook - Kenwyn


Company : South West Care Homes, Kenwyn

Job title : Cook

Job description:

If you’re passionate about providing the very best cooking, and making an important contribution to the quality of life of people in a residential care home, consider a move to South West Care Homes. We provide expert residential and dementia care to hundreds of people in care homes across the South West.

Right now, we’re looking for an enthusiastic and committed Cook to join the team at our care home in Crediton. Our focus is on providing the highest quality cooking at all times. Is yours?

What you’ll be doing

One of your key responsibilities will be preparing meals from the daily menu. You will get to know our residents so will respond to any special dietary requirements or preferences, promoting choice, dignity and respect

You will complete all necessary paperwork such as HACPP, whilst adhering to company policies and procedures

Managing the kitchen supplies, you will also be responsible for checking and maintaining kitchen equipment

Occasionally, you will help cater for ad hoc special events. These may include 100th birthday celebrations, summer BBQ’s and Christmas parties.

What you’ll need

You will have experience in working in a kitchen and hold a Food Hygiene Certificate. Confident, friendly and enthusiastic, you will really enjoy getting to know our residents. You always strive for the highest standard of catering and will be passionate about food and understand the importance of good quality, home cooking to our residents.

Excellent communication skills and the ability to work well as part of a dedicated team

A respectful, courteous and compassionate nature and a belief in giving your personal best at all times and striving for continuous improvement

What we’ll offer you in return

  • A competitive pay rate

  • We cover the cost of your DBS Check

  • Comprehensive induction and on-going training and development

  • Hot meal provided

  • Pension scheme available

  • 28 days annual leave

Passionate about making lives better, every decision we make is because we care. It’s why we inspire and support our employees to put our residents’ wellbeing at the heart of everything they do.

To cover Maternity Leave and will include alternate weekends.

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