CHEF/COOK, VICTORIA CARE HOME, BURNLEY
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Chef/Cook to join our team of healthcare heroes at Victoria Care Home. This position is for 25.5 hours per week with some weekend work included.
Victoria Care Home provides a stimulating, specialist environment for residents who suffer from varying levels of dementia and general nursing requirements. We are looking to recruit staff who have a keen interest in working in a care environment. You will be able to problem solve and remain calm under pressure.
You will deliver a high standard of food and beverages to the Care Home residents while ensuring high levels of cleanliness and hygiene with in the kitchen. You will effectively manage and supervise the kitchen staff in their daily duties, ensuring compliance and understanding of their responsibilities for food hygiene, preparation and all Health and Safety requirements. You will be confident in supporting the planning of menus in close consultation with residents and the Registered Manager. You will ensure that meal choices reflect the preferences and dietary requirements of residents and are within present budgets.
You are flexible and willing to meet the needs of all residents and staff within the Home and will have good communication skills, be keen to work and have good time management skills.
As a Chef/Cook you will establish and maintain positive relationships with colleagues, residents, visitors and other individuals visiting or working in the home. While adhering to the organisational policies and procedures in the discharging of principal accountabilities and functions. You will be required to represent the company as an honest, knowledgeable and conscientious ambassador.
We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.
IN RETURN, WE CAN OFFER YOU:
· Competitive Salary
· 28 days annual leave
· Simply Health Cash Plan
· Pension Scheme
· Professional Development via NVQ and other training opportunities
· Discounted Staff Meals
· Free Uniform
Our Mission Statement
· One Team
· One Goal
· One Standard of Care
· Be Open and Honest
· Take Responsibility
· Keep your Word
Previous Chef/Cook experience.