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Part Time

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About us

Dovecote Manor is a resedential home set in secure, mature landscaped gardens, near the sea front and marine lake.

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

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

At Dovecote Manor 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.

it is desirable but not necessary the post holder possess or is willing to work towards achievement of at least Catering (C&G) or NVQ 3. Qualifications in Food Hygiene and First Aid are also desirable.

The Benefits

  • Two Weekly Pay
  • Free Uniform
  • Paid DBS
  • 5.6 weeks annual leave (pro rata)
  • Fully paid induction and training oppurtunities

The Ideal Candidate

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.

Ideal candidates will have previous residential home or hotel experience with the ability to prepare meals for 50 or more residents. You will be dependable and flexible to meet the needs of the residents and the home.

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.

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