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Cook in Christchurch at Agincare

Date Posted: 1/10/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job Title: Cook

Reference Number: 008486

Area: Christchurch / Region: Dorset

Basic Salary: £8.85

Bonus: Long Service Award                                      

Job Description

Are you looking for a rewarding career that helps support people living within our care homes?

You can earn £ 8.85 per hour as a part time Cook working at the Naseby Care Home,

A variety of shift patterns available:

  • Part-time role (8am-3pm 4 days a week)
  • Occasional weekends.
  • Full-time career.

What we offer our Cooks

  • Free uniform
  • Free DBS
  • Free meals on full shift
  • National Health Discount Scheme (up to 60% of high street names)
  • Blue Light discount package (superb discounts on travel, leisure, entertainment and more)
  • EAP - Employee Assistance Program (offering support for employees and their families) 
  • Contracted Hours
  • Long service bonus
  • Excellent career progression
  • Flexible working – we can work around you!
  • Supported internal Training Provision
  • Have a voice to share your ideas to improve and develop the service

Role Responsibility of a Cook 

To manage the preparation and the delivery of all meals within the Home, prepare varied menus in association with the manager and feedback from residents ensuring that any special dietary requirements are catered for.

To ensure that meals are presented and prepared to an excellent standard and quality. To create and maintain cooking and cleaning regimes for all areas of the kitchen in line with the Health and Safety and Company guidelines to ensure safe working practice within the home.



Job Requirements

What an excellent Cook looks like

You must have:

  • NVQ2 in Food Preparation
  • Ability to work flexibly
  • Knowledge of budgetary control
  • Demonstrate ability to be a team player
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety regulations

About Us

Agincare is a family run business which has been operating for over 32 years, we employee over 3,500 staff.  As a company we support the believe in good care campaign to highlight the good work which is carried out by Care Assistants and our sector as a whole.