Cook/Housekeeper in Axminster and Ivybridge, Devon

Closing date: 12/02/2019

Location: Silver Street, Axminster and Trehill Road, Ivybridge (Devon)

Salary: £8.90 per hour

Hours: Casual, to cover sickness and holiday

If you're looking for a job that will make a real difference to someone’s life and are a great cook who is passionate about their work, then this could be the position for you!

We are currently recruiting for a Bank Cook/Housekeeper to cover sickness and holiday at our two houses in Axminster and Ivybridge in Devon. 

At Abbeyfield we aim to maximise and improve the quality of life for every one our residents. As a Housekeeper you will make certain that everyone feels settled and supported, encouraging residents to get involved in our activities and providing day to day management of the house.

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. 

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!

Closing date for receipt of applications is 12 February 2019. This post is subject to a DBS check.  

To apply please send your CV and covering letter to or for further details or any other queries please contact Rebecca Newton on 01752 691567.