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Cook-full-time (Dorking)

  • Pay Type: Salary
  • Pay Rate: £Starting pay from £25,025 per annum includes an hourly uplift of £1.85 per hour for weekend hours.

We are looking for a full-time Cook for our friendly, 44-bedded care home near the centre of Dorking. This role is responsible to the Chef Manager.

Full-time – 35 hour week working a mix of shifts* 7.30am-2.30pm and 12.30pm-7.30pm with alternate weekends. (Candidates must be able to offer the flexibility to work shifts on any day Monday to Friday as well as working alternate weekends).

Pay and Benefits
· Starting pay from £25,025 per annum which includes an hourly uplift of £1.85 per hour for weekend hours.
· Full induction into your role, giving you the skills you require to deliver meals to restaurant standards
· Fully funded job specific training
· NVQs encouraged and funded
· Access to optional training courses for those wanting to develop their career, many funded
· Pension scheme – Abbeyfield Wey Valley Society will contribute 5% to your pension every month
· Fully flexible holiday allowance
· Sick pay, in line with contract
· Free on-site parking
· x2 death in service cover, based on annual salary
· Full support from our professional management team

· To work at all times within the practice taught in the Food Hygiene course.
· To prepare food for appropriate meal as specified by the menu.
· To ensure any food prepared looks pleasant, is tasty and kept hot/cold as needed
· To ensure food waste is kept to a minimum
· To ensure kitchen is tidy and clean at the end of shift
· To ensure safe environment for other staff
· To ensure fridge, freezers and food temperatures are recorded twice a day
· To ensure daily/weekly and monthly cleaning tasks are carried out to a high standard and signed for.
· To ensure the Better Food Better Business is correct and kept up to date.
· To report any problems to the Person-in-Charge as appropriate
· To go into dining room during meal times and ask residents for their feedback on the meals.
· To do ordering to ensure plenty of stock to be able to fulfil the daily menus
· To be aware of residents’ nutritional needs and cater for this.

Person Specification
You will have some professional experience as a Cook, be trained in Food Hygiene and, ideally, a qualification in Professional Cookery.

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