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2018-02-26 Care Homes Job Title: Cook
Job Setting: Care Home / Nursing Home
Job Role: Cook / Chef
Date Posted: 27 Jan 2018
Job Location: Chelmsford , Essex
Salary: £8.00 per hour Bupa Benefits
Hours: Full Time or Part Time
Contact Name: Rebecca Hammond
Cook - Bupa Care Homes
Location: The Lawns Nursing Home, Lawn Lane, Springfield, Chelmsford, CM1 7JB
£Competitive + excellent benefits
About the role
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
Managing the kitchen supplies, you will also be responsible for checking and maintaining kitchen equipment
You will complete all necessary paperwork such as COSHH, HACPP, whilst adhering to company policies and procedures
You will support the Chef Manager in training and support other kitchen staff - such as kitchen assistants and cooks
Occasionally, you will help cater for ad hoc special events. These may include 100th birthday celebrations, summer BBQ's and Christmas parties.
Who we're looking for
With a Food Hygiene Certificate and experience working in a fresh food kitchen, you always strive for the highest standard catering.
You will be passionate about food and understand the importance of good quality, home cooking to our residents.
What's in it for you?
Bupa Care Homes values its people, so you can expect a competitive
pay rate and benefits that include:
Sociable hours that offer a better work/life balance than other kitchen roles
Bupa Fit which is a staff health benefit
A competitive starting salary with the opportunity to increase this through training and development.
Cycle to Work Scheme
Bupa Cash Plan discounts
We cover the cost of your DBS Check (£44)
Pension and life assurance scheme available
Comprehensive induction and on-going training and development
Competitive staff benefits such as weekly offers and discounts
Hot meal provided
About the Home
The Lawns is a purpose-built 52 bedded home, located in a quiet residential area, close to local amenities and is easily accessible from nearby Chelmsford. The Lawns provides nursing care, care for young physically disabled people, convalescence, palliative, Parkinson's disease care and respite care.
Who we are
Bupa Care Homes provides expert nursing, dementia, residential and
specialist care to almost 18,000 people in over 300 UK homes. Our
purpose is to help people live longer, healthier, happier lives.
Passionate about making lives better, every decision we make is because we care. It's why we inspire and support our staff to put our residents' wellbeing at the heart of everything they do.
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