Assistant Cook
Renaissance Care
Letham Park, EH6 4NN
2d ago

We are seeking talented and caring individuals looking to begin or continue their career in Social Care with us, making a difference to the lives of our residents at Renaissance Care.

We are seeking an experienced Assistant Cook to join our team in Letham Care Home for part time 20 hours per week.

Your duties will include managing the kitchen team to prepare healthy and nutritious meals for our residents, ensuring a range of options are available at meal times for our residents to choose from.

You will create a range of meal options taking into account dietary requirements and residents' needs. You will be responsible for checking and maintaining kitchen equipment, reporting any damages or breakages to the maintenance team or home manager.

You will follow and supervise the kitchen team to work within COSHH and HACCP regulations and maintaining the highest hygiene standards and ensuring infection control protocols are followed in the kitchen.

To be successful in this role you will hold a recognised Catering Qualification and Intermediate Food Hygiene Certificate and have proven experience managing kitchen staff.

Preferably you will have experience in a similar role or experience cooking for large groups and menu planning as well.

As well as a competitive rate of pay, we offer all of our employees the following benefits :

Refer a Friend' Bonus Scheme

  • Rewards & Recognition Programme
  • Free learning and development
  • Annual Care Awards
  • Paid PVG Check
  • Free uniform & PPE
  • Opportunities for progression
  • Continuous training and development to help you achieve your goals
  • Free Employee Assistance Programme, providing additional help and advice to support your wellbeing, physical and mental health inside and outside the workplace
  • Please be aware that as a social care employee, all employees based within a residential setting and / or who have face to face contact with our residential settings, will be expected to provide vaccination status as a condition of employment or willingness to undertake vaccination prior to commencing work.

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