- Staveley Residential and Comm Care Centre, Calver Crescent, Staveley, Chesterfield
- Salary details
- Grade 4 £13,826.40 per annum
- Job term
- Part Time
- Appointment type
- 22 hours and 30 minutes per week
- Closing Date
- 03 March 2024
We are looking to recruit a Cook to work at The Staveley Centre a 32 bedded Community Care Centre / Residential Home for Older Adults, and a café which is open to the general public The post holder will have the responsibility for all aspects of work in our busy kitchen. Duties will include all general kitchen duties, food preparation, cooking and service and monitoring and recording.
You will need to demonstrate an all-round catering experience and have good communication skills. Working to support specialist dietary requirements, it is essential that potential candidates possess an awareness of portion and cost control as well as giving priority to presentation and being customer focused.
To apply you will be ideally qualified to City & Guilds 706/1 level/NVQ Level II or have relevant experience, with a sound knowledge of Health and Safety and possess a Basic Food Hygiene Certificate. The candidate must have excellent communication and customer service skills.
The ideal candidate will be part of the Catering team that provide high quality freshly prepared food to meet individual’s nutritional and dietary needs and promote the café as a vibrant community resource.
Employees have access to a range of benefits and discounts including:
- Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
- 25 days annual leave per year (rising to 30 days after 5 years continuous service) plus 8 bank holidays (pro rata).
- Training and development opportunities
- Smarter travel scheme including access to the cycle to work scheme
- Supportive management and team
- Access to our in-house occupational services which also includes free eye tests, physiotherapy and counselling
- Derbyshire rewards – offering hundreds of discounts and cashback
Please read the additional Job and Person profile attachment for more specific details, and we look forward to receiving your application!
Provisional Interview Date: 11 March 2024
Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided. Click here to see our policy on criminal background checks.
The job may require unsocial hours working including weekends and Bank Holidays. Payment arrangements will be detailed in any contract offer made.
Saturday and Sunday hours will be paid at plain time where it is part of your normal working pattern unless it is between 7pm and 7am, where enhanced rates of pay apply. Enhanced pay rates are paid for Bank Holiday working.
Apply now and take the first step towards a fulfilling career with us! By joining Derbyshire County Council you will have access to a range of amazing rewards and employee benefits, including our generous annual leave scheme, excellent local government pension and fantastic employee discounts. To discover more detail about the rewards and benefits available to you, click here
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