Weekend Cook, Locks Heath, Southampton

We are looking for a weekend cook to join our team assisting in providing healthy and nutritious food for our residents.

At Abbeyfield we aim to maximise and improve the quality of life for every one our residents. You will need to be a great cook as part of your job role will involve preparing delicious meals for our residents, as well as managing materials and stock for the efficient running of the house. There will also be some administration involved for which training will be given.

We are a small team of 6 staff that are looking for someone to fit in and work with us to provide a happy home, clean environment, with freshly cooked meals and fun activities to enhance the lives of older people

Prepare, Cook and serve home cooked 2 course lunch and plated teas for 17 residents, complete kitchen records along with food safety guidelines. Completing General Daily kitchen duties for the successful running of the shifts. Overtime can be offered for holiday cover

Abbeyfield Court is a welcoming and friendly Home, where we provide weekly activities for our residents to enjoy. We are located in Locks Heath close to the town centre 

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.

You will assist in providing healthy and nutritious food for our residents. By keeping all kitchen and store areas clean and hygienic and following all hygienic practices you 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.


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Job Closing Date:
13 March 2020

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