Weekend Cook, Abbeyfield Shandford, Budleigh Salterton

We are looking for a cook to join our team assisting in providing healthy and nutritious food for our residents.

Location: 31 Station Road, Budleigh Salterton, Devon,

Hours: 12 -Saturday and Sunday 8am – 2pm 

Salary: £9.28 per hour

We are recruiting for a weekend cook at our house in shandford budleigh salterton.

At Abbeyfield we aim to maximise and improve the quality of life for every one our residents. You will need to be a great cook as part of your job role will involve preparing delicious meals for our residents, as well as managing materials and stock for the efficient running of the house. There will also be some administration involved for which training will be given.

The successful candidate will have a good understanding of the needs of older people, experience of working with the public and an ability to work under their own initiative. A Food Hygiene Certificate qualification would be desirable but above all you must care about making a difference to the lives of older people as much as we do.

Abbeyfield Shandford is located in the beautiful Devonshire town of Budleigh Salterton, about a mile from the sea and close to the coastal town of Exmouth.  We are a warm, friendly, family orientated care home for 26 residents, with varying levels of need.   

We all work well as a team and help each other out if necessary.  We are a residential home with people with all levels of need, and we aim to cater for them all as individuals, and supply specialised diets where needed, ie low sugar, pureed, fork mashable etc.

Have the ability to communicate with residents, relatives and other members of staff.  Desire to work with older people and make a difference to quality of life.  Good written and oral skills, and to complete the check charts that are in place, To serve meals to the residents from the Kitchen via Staff. To load the dishwasher, and leave the kitchen tidy.

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Job Closing Date:
31 January 2020

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