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Charnwood Lodge, Woodhouse Lane, Nanpantan, Leicestershire, LE11 3YG

Priory Group Division

Adult Care

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£9.32 per hour


40 hours per week, 10am to 6pm

Job Advert Role Description

We are currently looking for a Cook to join our team at Charnwood Lodge in Nanpantan near Loughborough in Leicestershire.

Charnwood Lodge (formerly part of Craegmoor) is a specialist residential home for people with autism and complex behaviour, providing personal care for up to 17 adults and young adults with a learning disability, autism and/or mental health needs. There are 14 people using the service at present.

The home was registered with the CQC prior to the CQC's publication of 'Registering the Right Support' guidance for homes for people with learning disabilities and autism.

As part of the Support Services team, our Cooks provide a high quality service to our residents through the creation, presentation and delivery of meals. Working with a team of Catering Assistants, the successful candidate will assist with the provision of the catering service with particular emphasis on the planning, preparation and cooking of meals.

What we’d like from you:

  • Basic qualification in food hygiene
  • Commitment to delivering a high quality service
  • Excellent organisational capability
  • Effective communication skills
  • Enthusiasm and energy
  • Flexibility and strong “can do” attitude

What we’d like to give you:

  • A competitive salary
  • Enhanced disclosure cost coverage
  • Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training
  • 28 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays
  • Online benefits and cash back rewards
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Pension options

Division DBS info


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.

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