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2018-04-07 Care Homes Job Title: cook

Job Setting: Care Home / Nursing Home

Job Role: Cook / Chef

Date Posted: 08 Mar 2018

Job Location: Bedworth , Warwickshire

Salary: £9.00 9.00 per hour

Hours: Full Time

Contact Name: paul o'sullivan

Job Reference: carehome.co.uk

Description

Job Description: Cook

Accountable to Head Cook

Responsible to Home Manager

Main purpose of role

To undertake duties connected to the preparation, cooking and presentation of meals and to maintain standards specified in the regulations laid down by the Environmental Health Agency.

Main Duties

1. To deputise for the head cook during annual leave or other absences

2. To cook meals that are specified in the menu

3. To support the head cook in the daily operational matters of the kitchen

4. Ensure that all food cooked is done so under strict hygiene conditions

5. Participate in all quality surveys relating to the standard of service provided

6. To ensure that waste food is disposed of in accordance with standard procedure

7. Always wear the designated catering uniform including the correct headwear

8. Manage and control stock rotation with special attention to "best by" dates

9. Ensure that all cleaning schedules are signed and up to date.

10. Be aware of the need for compliance in relation to health and safety requirements in the workplace

11. Participate in the practice of appraisal and supervision to promote personal development

12. Ensure that all new staff undergo an induction period and report on individuals progress to the head cook

13. Play an active part in staff rota management and assist the head cook with maintaining sufficient staffing levels

14. To keep abreast with specific food legislation that may impact on working practices in the workplace

15. To undergo appropriate training internal/external to meet all of the requirements of your role

16. Ensure that operation of all machinery and equipment within the kitchen is carried out according to the guidelines specified by the manufacturers and health and safety guidelines

This job description is not meant to be exhaustive and will be subject to annual review or as required.

Cow Lees Care Home

January 2018

 

Skills/Qualifications:

  • level 2 nvq diploma in food production and cooking

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