Weekend Cook

The SmartList
£20,000 - £24,999
15 May 2018
24 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Reference: X1MC0062
Vacancy: Weekend Cook
Location: Goring, close to Reading
Salary: £12 per hour
Hours: Part time, weekends, 07:30-14:00
Closing Date for Applications: 31st May 2018

The Company: Our client is a 42 bed residential home for the elderly set over ten acres of beautiful, landscaped gardens, extending down to peaceful walks and delightful seating areas. It is an elegant listed building, having originally been built around 1880 and has a great deal of charm and character with a serene, warm and friendly atmosphere.
There is currently an excellent opportunity for a Weekend Cook to join the team based in Goring, close to Reading.

The Role: As a Weekend Cook, you will be responsible for cooking nutritious meals for elderly residents including breakfast, lunch and an evening meal with desserts. On Sundays you will cook a full Sunday Roast Dinner. All food is cooked from fresh and must be suitable for vulnerable adults.

Key Roles & Responsibilities:
  • Cooking for elderly residents
  • Cooking all meals from fresh
  • Fortifying some foods with nutrients and liquidating some meals as required
  • Cooking a full Roast Dinner on Sundays
  • Washing up

The Candidate: The ideal candidate for the Weekend Cook role will have a relevant cooking background and have a good understanding of allergens and correct cooking methods to fill out better food for better business booklets for vulnerable adults, as required. You will have a good understanding of the complexity of clientele requirements / elderly needs. Previous experience of working with the elderly would be advantageous, but isn't essential.

Essential Candidate Criteria:
  • Relevant cooking background
  • Good understanding of allergens and correct cooking methods
  • Good understanding of the complexity of clientele requirements / elderly needs

Desirable Candidate Criteria:
  • Previous experience working the elderly

Are you the Weekend Cook that we are looking for based in Goring, close to Reading? If YES, then hit the 'Apply' button now where you will be asked to complete a short questionnaire and attach your CV for review.