Job Ref: 13728 | Cheltenham
Cook (Fixed Term Contract - 6 Months)
Location: Orchard House, Bishops Cleeve
Hours of work: 14 Hours
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.
Orchard House accommodates 50 residents, some of whom have complex nursing needs. The home is located within the heart of Bishops Cleeve and the nearby Cheltenham town can be accessed easily by bus. You will be joining an established team of nurses, carers and ancillary employees, some of whom have worked with us for 10 years or more. The team itself is supplemented by a group of volunteers who are very actively involved in delivering support to residents. You will enjoy the homely atmosphere of Orchard House where we promote friendly interactions between residents and employees.
We are currently looking to recruit a Bank Cook to join our 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!
|Contract Type:||Fixed term|
|Hours per week:||14|
|What level of DBS check?||Enhanced|
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Vacancy closing date: Thursday, 23rd May - 2019 22:55