Cook – Gosforth

Location: Gosforth

Hourly Rate: £11.31 per hour

Hours: 40 hours per week (working 8am-4pm over 5 days)

We currently have an opportunity for a full time (40 hours per week) Cook at our Gosforth residential care home. The candidate must be flexible as they may be required to travel to our homes in Wallsend and Whitley Bay.

The successful candidate will be passionate about food with a flexible approach to ensure people enjoy positive mealtime experiences. You will provide a balanced and nutritious diet, through a series of flexible menus, suitable to the needs of residents living in the home. You will also need to use your initiative to create dishes to maximise the use of stock and the changing requests of the people living at the home.

An intermediate Food Hygiene Certificate or appropriate catering training and/or a wide experience of good catering practice is essential for this role.

The successful candidate will also be responsible for supervising the Kitchen Assistants.

Benefits include:

Fully funded BUPA cash back scheme to all employees, benefits include dental treatments, optical treatments, prescriptions, therapies and access to shopping discounts to numerous high street and on line stores.

Paid breaks.

Birthday off.

Paid overtime.

Public holiday working will attract time and a half.


An enhanced Disclosure Barring Service check will be required.

Fully vaccinated.

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