Cook, Combe Raleigh, Honiton, Devon

We are looking for a full-time Cook at Hill House in Honiton, Devon to provide healthy and nutritious home cooked food for our residents while maintaining the highest standards in the kitchen, during the food preparation process and meal delivery.

Location: Hill House, Dunkeswell Road, Combe Raleigh, Honiton, Devon, EX14 4UQ
Hourly Rate: £9.30 - £9.52 per hour (depending on experience)
Hours: 37.5 hours per week and alternate weekends - Saturday and Sunday on one week, next weekend off

At Abbeyfield we aim to support residents to live independently providing two freshly home cooked meals per day. You will be responsible for cooking, and assisting in providing healthy and nutritious food for our care home residents. Keeping all kitchen and store areas clean and hygienic and following all hygienic practices to help protect our residents and keep them safe. Meal times are really important to our residents and your role is crucial to making them as enjoyable as possible.

You are committed to maintaining the highest standards in the kitchen, during the food preparation process and meal delivery. You therefore manage the cleaning procedures and schedules for the kitchen in line and even exceeding the relevant Environmental Health standards and those expected by the Cook.

The successful candidate will have a good understanding of the needs of older people, experience of working with the public and an ability to work under their own initiative. A Food Hygiene Certificate qualification would be desirable but above all you must care about making a difference to the lives of older people as much as we do. Main duties are: cooking meals, completing forms, ordering of stock, liaising with our residents over the menus, ensuring the kitchen and dining area is maintained to a high standard.

Our values are Caring, Openness, Honesty and Respect. Your passion for looking after the needs of older people means that these things come naturally to you.

We are a respectful and honest company enhancing the quality of life with our caring and open approach in all aspects of our work.

This post is subject to a DBS check.

Job Closing Date:
09 July 2020

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