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Assistant Cook – Burman House


Between £8.30-10.00 Per Hour

Part Time

Norse Care

Closing Date: 26/08/22

Assistant Cook



£9.68 per hour

Norse Group work in partnership with a number of care homes across Norfolk and Suffolk, providing a catering service throughout the day to residents. Our service is built around delivering healthy and quality meals, utilising fresh and local produce.

At Burman House in Wisbech, we are recruiting for an Assistant Cook to join our dedicated onsite catering team on a part-time basis working across a two-week rota, 29 hours per week on week one and 19.5 hours per week on week two.

As an Assistant Cook, you will be responsible for maintaining the efficiency of the kitchen in terms of food preparation and ensuring high levels of customer service are always met. You will also be responsible for:

  • Maintaining the highest levels of hygiene and cleanliness are observed throughout the kitchen and service areas.
  • Assisting in preparation, cooking and serving of food under the Cook in Charge’s direction.
  • Preparing the dining areas for service and tidying away once service is finished.

This part time, permanent position is working 28.5 hours per week and these hours will be contracted as follows:

  • Week 1: Tue 07:30-14:30 & 15:00-18:00 Fri, Sat & Sun 07:30-14:30
  • Week 2: Tue, Wed & Thur 07:30-14:30

We are looking for experienced catering professionals to apply and join the team. However, if you are looking for a step up from a catering assistant or similar and you have a commercial background, we would also like you to apply.

Our Offer:

Alongside a positive working environment and a commitment to reinvesting in training for our staff, we offer:

  • Our Statutory Nest Pension Scheme.
  • 20 days Annual Leave (plus 8 Bank Holidays).
  • Statutory Sickness Scheme.
  • Access to Group wide benefits and offers.

An enhanced DBS check will be required for our successful candidate, payment will be met by the employer. Please click here for details of our DBS policy relating to the recruitment of ex-offenders.

We are committed to employment practices and behaviours which encourage diversity, promote equality of treatment and eliminate unlawful and or unfair discrimination.

Please read the attached job description and person specification to ensure you meet the criteria for the role before applying.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy once we have received sufficient applications. If you have not been contacted within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has not been successful and will not be progressed to the next stage.