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Head Cook

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  • Salary:

    up to £12.50 per hour
  • Job Location:

    Suffolk, East Anglia


Our client based in Campsea Ashe (Woodbridge) is looking for an outstanding Head Cook to provide first class food and hospitality within the needs of their nursing home environment.

As the residential homes Head Cook you will be responsible for the preparation and serving of meals, cleanliness of food service areas, accurate record keeping, receiving, rotating and inventory of products and regulatory compliance. As a key member of the dining services team, you will ensure all special dietary needs are met and prepare texture modified food as directed. You will also work alongside the activities team to cater for special events taking place within the home.

The position is offering 40 hours per week, working 7am-3pm, at a pay rate up to £12.50 per hour (subject to experience)

Criteria / Person Specification

The ideal candidate will have:
  • Chef experience
  • Ability to read and follow recipes
  • Possess effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Possess good judgement, problem solving, and decision making skills
  • Food handling course qualification
  • Ability to work flexible hours to meet the homes needs
  • Effective time keeping and time management


Our client provides a variety of competitive benefits, including:

- Excellent rates of pay

- Paid breaks

- Costs for an enhanced DBS

An Enhanced DBS is required for this position along with two suitable references from previous/current employers.


Before applying for this position, please ensure the CV you are attaching is up to date with your current and most recent work history.  Failure to do so, may result in your application being rejected.

Due to the volume of applicants, we will only contact those candidates who have been shortlisted for interview by our client

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Job Deadline: 28/12/2018


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