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2nd Chef/Cook

Full Time

Positions available in Preston and Accrington

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About us

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a 2nd Chef/Cook to join our home, Marsh House in Ulnes Walton Lane, Leyland. Working an average of 00 hours a week - 3 Days x 8-6pm on a rota basis.

At Dovehaven we are a caring, friendly team who pride ourselves on providing a secure, happy and welcoming atmosphere for all residents and visitors and maintaining the home to a very high standard.

About the role

About the role:

The role of Cook will require you to ensure that nutritious and beautifully presented meals are provided for our residents.

At Marsh House we use Apetito as our catering supplier, Apetito are a company who produce nutritious, great-tasting meals for hospitals, care homes and community services across the UK. They have a wide range of well-presented, nutritious meals to suit every taste and dietary need, they aim to make a real difference to lives of elderly and vulnerable people in care.

You will have a caring nature and a positive attitude, showing a desire to deliver the best possible standards for residents in our care. You will be an energetic, friendly team player with good organisation and time management skills and the ability to work under pressure effectively. You will be able to demonstrate compassion and empathy in your approach to residents with varying needs, tastes and dietary requirements.

The post holder is expected to possess or be willing to work towards achievement of at least Catering (C&G) or NVQ 3. Qualifications in Food Hygiene and First Aid are desirable.

In Return we offer:

· 2 Weekly Pay

· 5.6 weeks annual leave (pro rata)

· Free Uniform

· Paid DBS

· Fully paid Induction Training

Job Types: Part Time Contract, Permanent

Salary: £9.20 per hour

Part-time hours: 30 per week

The Benefits

The Ideal Candidate

As part of our recruitment process you will be required to complete an Enhanced DBS check. Their code of conduct can be found on the following link that you can copy and post to your web browser if you wish to read:

If you feel you have the right values for our family run Company, you will be supported by a programme of induction, training and development throughout your career with us.

Please note if aged 23 and under the hourly rate is £8.36

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