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South West
£12.50 to £13.00 Per Hour
Job Type
2 Sep 2022
We are looking for an outstanding Cook who s passionate about food and wants to make a difference. You ll be working 40 hours a week from 08:00 till 17:00 at Oakhurst Lodge, creating an excellent experience for the people in our care. Oakhurst, is a specialist residential service for adults with autism and learning disabilities who may present with behaviors that challenge. We aim to provide a safe, comfortable and effective environment, promoting independence and community integration. At Cygnet, our perks go way beyond pension schemes and excellent professional development. You ll also enjoy shopping, travel and leisure discounts as well as a range of healthcare and financial benefits to support you to be happy both in and out of work. With us, you ll have the chance to progress your career in a vibrant, supportive culture tailored to help you thrive. Apply now to enjoy excellent career prospects while being part of an organisation that cares about helping people. Your day-to-day... Prepare, cook & serve nutritional, balanced and appetising meals Provide special diets, taking into account individual preferences & needs Liaise with nursing colleagues to meet patients nutritional & dietary needs Maintain the cleanliness of the kitchen, service areas & dining room Ensure compliance with health & safety standards and Food Hygiene Regulations Handle, maintain & store kitchen equipment in accordance with Cygnet procedures Use chemicals in line with Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) regulations Why Cygnet? We ll offer you Strong career progression opportunities Expert supervision & support Employee referral scheme Pension scheme Cycle to work scheme & employee discount saving You are... A skilled Cook who can work under pressure Preferably experienced in the care sector Able to plan nourishing & attractive menus within available budgets The holder of a food hygiene certificate, with good personal hygiene standards Polite & professional, with a positive attitude to internal & external quests at all times An excellent communicator able to liaise with people at all levels Able to work under your own initiative, as part of a team & under supervision Qualified in catering to City & Guilds 706: 1 & 2 level or NVQ Level 2/3 Successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check. Cygnet Health Care has been providing a national network of high-quality specialist mental health services for more than 30 years. In this role you ll have the chance to make a real impact on patients, service users & their families. If you are interested in the role please click 'Apply' or email your CV to (url removed)
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  • Job Reference: 702848469-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Cygnet Health Care
    Cygnet Health Care
  • Location: South West
  • Salary: £12.50 to £13.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent