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Chef / Cook

Posted 5 January by Swanstaff Recruitment Ltd Ended

Job Title: Chef/Cook
Location: Ipswich
Salary: £9.00 - £15.00ph

Experienced Chef/Cook

Are you an experienced Chef/Cook with experience of working in a care environment?

Are you able to demonstrate creative flair, nutritional understanding and interest in providing first class food and hospitality within the needs of a care home environment?

Could you benefit from flexible hours and weekly pay?

Swanstaff are Gold Standard Investors in People and promote the highest standards of working. You will be joining a friendly and successful company able to offer you regular work where you will be treated as a professional member of our team.

Our client in in Suffolk is seeking an experienced chef who has a passion for providing nutritious quality meals for elderly or disabled residents, many of whom suffer dementia and other illnesses.

As a Swanstaff Chef/Cook you require:

  • Previous UK based experience working as a Chef/Cook within a care environment.
  • Experience of designing and cooking nutritionally balanced meals with specific dietary requirements.
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • The ability to ensure confidentiality
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Able to take a pro-active approach
  • A flexible approach to work and the ability to manage prioritise and work to deadlines.
  • Able to work flexible hours across all shifts
  • Enhanced DBS (update service is preferred but not essential)
  • Own Transport preferred but not essential
  • Knowledge of industry standards and regulations HACCAP and COSHH
  • NVQ Level 2 and 3 Cookery preferred.

As a Swanstaff Worker you can also benefit from:

  • Full Support of Swanstaff Office Support teams
  • Temp of the Month and Ambassadors scheme
  • We have a recommend a friend scheme where you could earn:
  • £25 for the introduction of a HCA or Support Worker*
  • £200 for the introduction of a RGN *

*Criteria must be met before the referral fee is paid. Please speak to the Branch Manager regarding this.


We look forward to hearing from you.
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  • Chef / Cook

Reference: 34148078

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