Cook, Wendover, Buckinghamshire

At Abbeyfield Wendover, we are looking to recruit a Cook. We provide freshly cooked meals per day to our group of older residents. You will be responsible for cooking meals so that residents enjoy a varied and nutritious diet in accordance with their dietary requirements and nutrition and hydration needs.

At Abbeyfield we aim to support residents to live independently providing two freshly cooked meals per day. You will be responsible for cooking, resident plans, supporting activities and fundraising as part of the team. All training will be given and you will have regular supervision, reporting to the House Manager. 

The Independent Living Scheme is situated in the popular village of Wendover. The location is easy to get to with transport and is accessible by public transport. We cater for 13-18 residents, 2 meals per day and a light tea of an afternoon

Located in the picturesque market town of Wendover, just a two minute walk away from the High Street which has stunning scenic country views of Wendover Woods and Coombe Hill, Abbeyfield House was built in 1980 and has 16 flats and one studio room.

You will be responsible for the preparation of fresh, locally sourced food on site in our commercial kitchen.   You will need to have or be prepared to completed a Level 2 in food hygiene and maintain standards in line with Safer food, better business.

Mel is the House Manager whom is very approachable and passionate about her role.  The team of people who you will be working with are very caring and here at Abbeyfield Wendover there are good working vibes. The Cook will be supported by a General Assistant

The successful candidate will have an understanding of the needs of older people, experience of working with the public and an ability to work on own initiative. But above all, you care as much as we do and you’re passionate about making all the difference for older people.

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This post is subject to a DBS check.

Job Closing Date:
30 April 2020

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