Cook

Posted 4 April by Heritage Care Easy Apply

Full time Cook required at The Chestnuts, Aylesbury. Working 38 hours per week. £8.33 per hour.

Heritage Care is a charitable organisation that provides a range of flexible individualised care and support services for people with learning disabilities, mental health support needs and older people.

We look to recruit people who both embody and share our values: People that always behave with integrity and that seek to inspire everyone they come in contact with. People that respect diversity and value inclusiveness. People that constantly innovate to meet the needs of those we serve and impact lives in a positive way.

Hours of work: 38 hours per week, you will be required to work every other weekend.

Salary: £8.33 per hour

We have an opportunity for a talented cook to join our friendly, dedicated kitchen team. Nutrition is an important element of the care package that we provide. You will plan, prepare, cook and serve all our lunches, ensuring that a healthy and balanced menu is provided and that particular dietary and cultural needs and preferences are met. You will accommodate and respect the individual needs of service users in line with both their care plans and personal preferences. You will get to know the service users and build relationships with them along with their families.

  • Must have worked in a large kitchen or care home
  • Knowledge of Food & Hygeine
  • Knowledge of Health & Safety - including COSHH regulations
  • Experience in cooking for over 60 people.
  • Must have level 2 in catering
  • Good written and verbal communication skills

The benefits we offer include:

28 days holiday including bank holidays

Pension scheme

Child Care Vouchers

Bike to work scheme

Discount scheme with a wide range of retailers

Refer a friend scheme

Interest free season ticket loan for travel

We also offer an excellent career progression, extensive training and support will be provided. We offer QCF training (recognised by the City & Guilds) which can lead to formal nationally recognised care qualifications.

All successful candidates are subject to full pre-employment checks including an enhanced disclosure from Disclosure and Barring Service.

Applications are reviewed daily.

Required skills

  • Catering
  • Cooking
  • Social Care

Reference: 34823073

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