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Cook/Chef for Care Home

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Competitive salary
Edinburgh , Midlothian
Contract, full-time or part-time

We are seeking compassionate and caring individuals who will make a difference to the lives of the residents we care for at Milford House Care Home.

We are seeking an experienced Cook/Chef to join our team for 30 hours (4 days) per week.

Your duties will include

  • Organising and controlling the efficient and economic production of quality food
  • Being responsible for the planning, preparing, quality and presentation of food
  • Undertaking the monitoring of stocks, staffing levels, portion control, quality etc. in accordance with the budgets
  • Supervising staff to work within COSHH and HACCP
  • Assisting, where required, in the interviewing, selection and supervision of kitchen staff

The successful applicant will

  • Hold a recognised Catering Qualification and Intermediate Food Hygiene Certificate
  • Have proven experience managing kitchen staff
  • Have experience in cooking for large groups and menu planning
  • Be fully aware and comply with infection control policies and procedures
  • Support staff in the home in the achievement of the highest possible standards, the minimisation of waste and the promotion of economic and cost effective budgeting
  • Be able to use information and knowledge obtained from residents as well as dietary questionnaires to plan menus for the care home

In return, we will offer you

  • A competitive rate of pay
  • Guaranteed, contracted hours
  • Generous holiday entitlement
  • Paid PVG check
  • Free uniform & PPE
  • Refer a Friend' Bonus Scheme
  • Rewards & Recognition Programme
  • Annual Care Awards
  • Opportunities for career progression
  • Continuous training and improvement to help you achieve your goals

Required skills

  • Communication Skills
  • Cooking
  • Food Hygiene
  • Infection Control
  • COSHH

Reference: 39293046

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