Orchard Care Homes - Lymewood Court, WA11
Hours - 17 hours per week
Pay £8.50 per hour
Once one of the UK’s richest areas in coal and coal mining, Haydock is still a vibrant community, mid-way between Manchester and Liverpool and also home to Haydock Racecourse. Lymewood Court caters to the varying needs of 46 residents, including young adults.
Orchard Mission: To be at the Heart of the Community
Our person-centered approach to care relies on the dedication and passion of our employees, who we expect to go the extra mile to improve the home experience and generate a relaxed and informal community within our homes.
It’s the attitude you can bring to Orchard Care Homes that we value, not necessarily your background of working in a care setting. We are looking for enthusiastic people to continue making our homes a rewarding and enjoyable place to live and work.
Minimum qualification of QCF/NVQ Level 2/City & Guilds 706/2 in Catering
Food Safety Level 2/Basic Food Hygiene certificate
Full understanding of HACCP process and implementation experience
Previous experience working in a busy kitchen environment
A passion for producing fresh, home cooked food, from scratch to the highest standard
Recipe costing skills and food budgeting experience
Leadership skills to supervise/lead the kitchen team
Good organisational skills. Ability to prioritise workloads
Previous management/supervisory experience
Experience of food preparation for the relevant Client group including Dysphagia
Values and commitment:
· Be polite, friendly, warm and supportive to the kitchen team, residents, Manager, staff and visitors.
· Enjoy a busy environment
· Be approachable and customer focused
· The ability to encourage teamwork and support the team, providing guidance on food related matters
· Strong personal qualities, reliable, punctual and smart appearance
· Eager to complete all training relevant to your role
All positions are subject to Criminal Records Disclosure
Benefits & Incentives
Refer a friend scheme
Cost of DBS check paid for by the Company
- Head Chef
- Care Chef