Job Ref: 12347  |   South Cerney

Cook

EXCITING OPPORTUNITY IN A BRAND NEW HOME!!

Location: South Cerney near Cirencester

Hours of work: 38 hours per week

The Orders of St John Care Trust is the 2nd largest not for profit care provider in the UK specialising in providing high quality, person centred care for older people, in care homes and extra care housing. As a charity we ensure that any revenue goes straight back into our homes meaning our residents and staff are well looked after.

We are proud to announce our latest new development The Lakes Care Centre is now open!!

The Lakes Care Centre is a state of the art 64 bedded specialist dementia and nursing care centre, offering the opportunity for residents to live in luxury surroundings, with experienced qualified nurses and care professionals on hand 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Its waterside position with beautiful views over the lake will promote an atmosphere of calmness and tranquility for our residents and we are working with the University of Sterling Dementia Services Centre and DSDC to ensure we meet their Gold Standard in dementia design.

We are currently looking to recruit a Cook to join our new team!

Nutrition is an important element of the care package that we provide.

You will be actively involved in the nutritional needs of the Residents, in consultation with the Chef, and ensure that a high quality dining experience is received by everyone.

You will accommodate and respect the individual needs of Residents in line with both their care plans and personal preferences.

You will get to know the residents and build relationships with them along with their families. This position is an integral member of the team within the Home.

Alternate weekend working will be required.

Benefits of Working for OSJCT:

As you will be a key member of OSJCT we will ensure you have all the training, support and tools required to be successful in your role. You can also expect benefits such as:

  • Support with your continual professional development
  • Company pension scheme
  • Competitive Pay
  • Access to internal and external training
  • Access to ‘My Rewards’ giving you discounts on shopping, days out, holidays and much more!

Requirements for the Role:

For this role you must:

  • Basic Food Hygiene Certificate.
  • Previous experience working in a kitchen providing meals for large numbers.

If you feel you have the skills and experience to support the Home Manager in creating and maintaining a high level of care and service we would love to hear from you!

Additional Information

Contract Type: Permanent
Hours per week: 38
Salary Type: Hourly
Hourly Rate: £8.43
What level of DBS check? Enhanced
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Vacancy closing date: Thursday, 31st January - 2019 23:55

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