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Senior Cook

Job information
Salary £8.59
Organisation SHAW Healthcare - Waverley House
Hours 32
Term/duration Permanent
Closing date 12 pm on 1 March 2019

Job details

Shaw healthcare are currently recruiting for a Senior Cook to deliver a quality of food preparation and delivery to our service users in line with our care principles of 'wellness, happiness, and kindness', from within our Kitchen.

You will work under the direction of the Home Manager and together with the Catering Team to ensure that the physical, social, psychological and emotional needs of our service users are met.

Essential Skills & Duties of a Cook:

Relevant Cooking / Food Qualifications, i.e. NVQ, Level 1, City & Guilds 706/1, BTEC, QCF;
Assist the Senior Cook in cooking and planning a varied and nutritious diet within provided budgets, whilst taking into account nutritional and dietary needs;
Deputise in all aspects of the duties of the Senior Cook in their absence;
The ability to effectively communicate with care staff, service users and visitors;
Maintain high standards of food hygiene and food safety to ensure all controls, recording and monitoring required by CHEFFS manual are carried out effectively;
Experience in a similar cook's role is an advantage and you will be asked to verify your qualifications, we will also consider applications from applicants with relevant verified experience in cooking.

This role will include 

· No nights

· No split shifts

· Alternate weekend working 

As the role involves working with vulnerable people your employment will be subject to appropriate pre-employment checks including referencing and Disclosure and Barring Service check.

What benefits will I receive?

Shaw healthcare have an excellent employee benefit programme, which includes:

Excellent rates of pay
Paid annual leave - 20 days per year plus Bank Holidays
Corporate 2 day induction and mandatory training e.g. moving and handling
Nest pension scheme
Free Uniform
Discounted Meals while on Shift
Free Parking
Refer a friend bonus scheme (earn up to £1000)
Child care vouchers
Biannual incentive scheme
Excellent development and promotion opportunities
Employee assistance program to all contracted staff including face to face counselling

Reporting to: Service Manager

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Hoople Ltd is working on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.