Cook (Part Time) in Wendover

Closing date: 20/07/2019

Location: Abbeyfield, Dobbins Lane, Wendover, Buckinghamshire, HP22 6BP

Salary: £10.15 per hour

Hours:  15 hours (15.30 - 18.30  Monday – Friday = 15 Hrs per week)

Abbeyfield are looking to recruit a part time Cook at our house in Wendover, to help cater for the group of older residents who live with us.

Working as a Cook at Wendover you will ensure that residents enjoy a varied and nutritious diet in accordance with their dietary requirements and nutrition and Hydration needs.

The role of a Cook includes the following responsibilities:

  • To develop healthy balanced menus taking into account dietary requirements and personal preferences.
  • To order and track catering supplies.
  • To manage cleaning procedures of kitchen and storage areas.
  • To ensure all COSHH and food and safety regulations requirements are adhered to and recorded.
  • To ensure all activities are kept within the catering budget.

  The following are essential for this role:

  • A demonstrable ability to cook to a good standard.
  • Ability to communicate and interact well with people.
  • To be able to read and write to a good standard.
  • Ability to work well as part of a team.
  • Demonstrate an empathy and understanding of the needs of older people.
  • Ability to carry out all aspects of the role to a high standard at all times.
  • Food Hygiene certificate.

  The following requirements are desirable:

  • A relevant NVQ2 or equivalent qualification.
  • Experience in a similar role
  • Working in services for older people

If you are interested in either position please state which hours and attach your CV to