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N242 Residential Adult Services Cook – Dereham



Part Time

Autism Anglia

Closing Date: 30/11/20

Salary:             £5,668 pa

Hours:             12.5 hours per week

If you have a passion for food and have a holistic approach to health and wellbeing, would like to work creatively in an environment which promotes independence, combined with part time hours you’ve found your perfect role.

We are recruiting for a cook to prepare and serve nutritious, choice based meals.  We are a specialist service supporting individuals with autism and you will be an integral part of a friendly, dedicated, caring and professional team.

This is no ordinary role and everyday will enable you to make a difference to the lives of the people we support.

Your main duties will include:

  • Preparation and serving of meals on a daily basis
  • Menu planning within a budget which provides both choice and well balanced meals
  • Keep accurate records; carrying out and recording health and safety checks in the kitchen including daily fridge, freezer and food temperatures
  • Ensure high standards of hygiene; keep the kitchen, equipment and work surfaces clean and safe
  • Undertake weekly and monthly cleaning schedule


  • Food Safety Award Level 2 (or willingness to obtain) (E)
  • Food Preparation and Service Technical Certificate Level 2 (D)
  • Professional cooking or catering (E)
  • Working in a residential care environment (D)
  • Communicating with individuals who have additional or complex needs

It is desirable that the successful applicant holds a full driving license.


This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a well-established charity.  Autism Anglia provides ongoing training and supervision, continuing professional development and support as well as an extensive induction on commencement of employment.

Autism Anglia is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment.  This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

In the first instance please click apply now to send your CV or if you would like further information please phone us by clicking call now.

If no response is received within 3 weeks of the closing date, please assume your application has been unsuccessful. You are welcome to apply again for other positions.