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Head Cook

Reference

PRI39657

Location

Ashfield Lodge, Ashfield Road, Sleaford, Lincolnshire, NG34 7DZ

Priory Group Division

Adult Care

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£10.00 per hour

Hours

42 hours per week

Job Advert Role Description

Priory Adult Care have an opportunity for an experienced, forward thinking Head Cook to join our catering team at our facility.

Ashfield Lodge is a newly refurbished, purpose built nursing home and day centre located in the quiet market town of Sleaford. The small and intimate home accommodates up to 20 people and provides support for people with mental health and physical needs who require assistance and care. The home provides day care in a dedicated centre with a kitchen, lounge diner and a well-equipped activities room. The homely and comfortable environment has been finished to a high standard and the attractive enclosed gardens and patio provide residents with a relaxing place to sit and enjoy the outdoors. The home is easily accessible either by road or by rail and is located just a short walk or drive from the town centre.

As Head Cook it will be your responsibility to plan, prepare and present high quality food and hospitality for our residents. Working to the highest of standards, ensuring dietary requirements of all the residents are met. You will:

  • Assist the Home Manager with menu creation, ensuring a nutritious, varied menu is available
  • Ensure all food preparation meets the requirements of COSHH, Food safety and health & safety regulations
  • Manage food budgets and stocks, checking deliveries as required and placing them in the appropriate storage areas.
  • Ensuring the highest standards of cleanliness and hygiene are maintained in all areas of the kitchen
  • Overall kitchen staff management, training, recruiting and rotas.

We are looking for a confident individual with a creative flare, someone who has relevant experience in a similar sized kitchen and qualifications in food hygiene, prep and cookery. This challenging role promises good onward progression the successful applicant; you will need to have the, ability to think on your feet, a passion for food and the service you provide.

Division DBS info

Disclosure

All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland, and the cost of this will be covered by Priory Group. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Job Description

Cook.pdf

Closing Date

31/08/2020