Mundesley

Between £8.30-10.00 Per Hour

Part Time

Cephas Care

Closing Date: 29/10/21

Position: Cook

Responsible to: Home Manager / Kitchen Manager

Hours: 33 per week

Week 1 Monday, Saturday, Sunday

Week 2 Monday, Thursday, Friday

Location: Mundesley

We have an exciting opportunity to join our team at Clarence House in the beautiful seaside town of Mundesley.

Clarence House is a registered Residential Home in specialising in Dementia Care. We are a 41-bed home, all with varying clinical, physical needs.

Here at Clarence House we provide support for older people, we provide more than just somewhere to live; we provide a caring home environment with activities and support.

Benefits

Nest Pension Scheme

Full induction & on-going fully certificated training to support your development

We promote recognized qualifications in care and encourage learning

Perk Box subscription offering discounts on everyday shopping & free wellbeing service

Company progression opportunities- over 80% promotion within services

Company awards yearly recognising progression and service

Job Purpose: To provide well balanced and nutritious meals for the elderly, following all food safety regulations.

Main Duties:

  • To cook meals for the elderly on a daily basis
  • 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
  • Attend identified training
  • Maintain confidentiality at all times
  • 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

Knowledge

  • A Level 2 qualification in Food Safety
  • To have knowledge and understanding of environmental health regulations
  • A knowledge and understanding of health and safety
  • A knowledge and understanding of infection control.
  • A knowledge and understanding of healthy eating

Skills

  • Effective communication skills
  • Flexibility
  • Initiative
  • Ability and commitment to work as part of a team
  • Reliability and motivation
  • Able to take responsibility
  • Ability to do relevant health and safety checks and keep up to date records.

Experience

  • 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
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