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Cook/Chef - part-time in Swindon at Coate Water Care

Date Posted: 5/18/2018

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Job Description


LOCATION: Downs View, Badbury (near Swindon) SN4 0EU

HOURS: 16hrs per week (alternate weeknds)

Fixed-term contract to cover Maternity Leave

Role Summary

Coate Water Care is an experienced care home provider, committed to delivering the highest standards of person centred care to older people in our residential and nursing homes.

To build upon our success story, we rely on our passionate and dedicated staff at all levels.

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated team player to join us as a Cook/Chef at our Downs View Care Home. Downs View delivers compassionate residential, dementia and respite care in a high quality and lively environment.

If you have a passion for making a positive difference and can demonstrate the right behaviours, attitude and enthusiasm for working in an adult social care environment this is a fantastic opportunity to grow and develop in a caring, person-centred organisation.

The key responsibilities of our Cook role at Coate Water Care include:

  • To Assist the Head Chef in the planning of menus to achieve and maintain budgeted food cost
  • To carry out stocktaking and food rotation procedures under the instruction of the head chef
  • To ensure that dishes are produced to the required standards of quality and attractiveness before leaving the kitchen
  • Comply with the statutory regulations concerning food hygiene, COSHH and Health and Safety at work
  • Assist in the preparation of food for special functions

When joining Coate Water Care as a Cook/Chef, we will offer you:

  • 5.6 weeks annual holiday per annum (including public holidays)
  • Career development pathways and formal training opportunities
  • Free uniform
  • Pension scheme
  • Refer a friend bonus Scheme
  • Great working environment
  • Free social and Networking Events

Coate Water Care is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults. This post will require an enhanced DBS Disclosure.