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Cook / Kitchen Hand

Three Arches Care Ltd

Westhorpe, Stowmarket

Under 10000

Part time

Three Arches Care Ltd

Closing - 30 Jul 2021

Position: Cook / Kitchen Hand

Responsible to: Home Manager / Kitchen Manager

Location: Westhorpe, Stowmarket

We have an exciting opportunity to join our team at Westhorpe Hall set in the heart of the Suffolk countryside providing a home from home care to our residents.

Westhorpe Hall is a registered Residential Home specialising in Dementia Care. We are a 21-bed home, all with varying clinical, physical needs.

• Salary £8.93
• Nest Pension Scheme
• Full induction & on-going fully certificated training to support CPD
• QCF’s Highly Supported
• Perk Box subscription offering discounts & wellbeing service
• Company progression opportunities
• Company awards yearly
• Uniform provided

Responsibilities of a Cook

• To cook meals for the elderly daily
• Follow a set menu to provide a nutritious well-balanced weekly menu taking into account all dietary needs
• To be responsible for carrying out and recording all health and safety checks in the kitchen including fridge, freezer and food temperatures.
• Clean the kitchen following the agreed schedule
• To follow all health and safety and environmental health regulations reporting to the manager any necessary action required
• Ensure the kitchen and equipment are clean and safe and standards of hygiene are high
• Complete the weekly shopping list
• To keep accurate records
• Any other duties, which may be reasonably required of you, as identified by the Residential Manager
• To be responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of residents you come into contact with.

Person Specification

• A knowledge and understanding of health and safety
• A knowledge and understanding of infection control.
• A knowledge and understanding of healthy eating

• Experience of working to Health and Safety regulations
• Experience of working to COSHH regulations
• Experience of providing healthy, well balanced nutritious meals
• Some previous cooking experience in a commercial kitchen

If this sounds like a job for you, contact the recruitment team for more information.

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