Cook (Job Ref: 24333)

Position Categories: Cumbria, new, Other, Part Time

Location: Carlisle

Salary: Up to £8.60 per hour based on experience

Closing Date: 06 September 2018

Other Job Ref Numbers: 24333JCP, 24333RED, 24333GWO

Short Job Description:

Creative Support is a national not-for-profit organization which is looking to recruit a cook for our established 27 bed residential dementia specialist service in central Carlisle. The role will be to prepare and provide nutritious and well-presented meals for residents at the service.

You will prepare and cook meals for our residents from a pre-planned menu which changes weekly, whilst ensuring that the highest standard of food quality, safety and hygiene standards are maintained. You will assist where necessary with food ordering, ensuring all food records are accurately and wholly maintained. The successful candidate will hold the Basic Food Hygiene Certificate and have at least one year’s experience in a similar role or with similar responsibilities.
You will be able to demonstrate competent food preparation skills and be capable of managing the kitchen. You will be professional in both approach and appearance and have excellent communication skills. Applicants must have a good understanding of the nutritional needs of older people and be passionate about preparing good quality meals which meet residents’ needs.
In return we offer a wide range of benefits to ensure job satisfaction. This includes:

• Guaranteed Contracted Hours, 8am till 5.30pm, 27 hours per week
• Free life assurance
• Pension with company contribution
• Highly serviced employee advice line
• A range of employee discounts

Application Instructions:

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Recruitment Department, Creative Support Ltd, Wellington House, 131 Wellington Road, Stockport, SK1 3TS.