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Posted 21 May by Creative Support Ltd Featured Ended

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated cook to join our team!

We are a small Mental Health Service based in Stoke-on-Trent (ST6), providing nursing care and support for service users with Mental Health needs. We are seeking an experienced Cook, to run and manage the kitchen along side other team members, cooking for 14 service users.

Working hours are 9.30am - 5pm five days out of seven per week, working alternative weekends.

Main responsibilities for Cook

1 Prepare and cook homemade lunch and evening meals with fresh vegetables cooked daily, plus breakfast and suppers to a high standard.

2 Ability to make cakes, pastries and desserts/sweets is important.

3 You will be cooking for 14 service users, offering quality cuisine, including soft meals and special dietary requirements.

4 Knowledge of food hygiene, health and safety is important.

5 Ability to plan and design menus is important.

6 You will be responsible for ordering all the food and controlling the stock.

7 Ensuring the kitchen is kept clean at all times and deep cleaning as per cleaning schedule.


1 Previous experience in a care home or hospital or school or similar environment is useful.

2 Must have good interpersonal and communication skills.

3 Food hygiene certificate is important.

Our range of benefits to ensure job satisfaction includes:

• Guaranteed Contracted Hours
• Free life assurance
• Pension with company contribution
• A range of employee discounts

Creative Support is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to delivering high quality care through a diverse, well trained and supported local work force.

Reference: 35192488

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