Cygnet Health Care
South Leverton, Retford, Nottinghamshire, East Midlands
Closing date
24 May 2022

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Job Sector
Catering & Hospitality
Contract Type
Full Time
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We are looking for an outstanding Cook who’s passionate about food and wants to make a difference. 

You’ll be working 40 hours a week at Beeches, creating an excellent experience for the people in our care. 

Beeches is a 12 bed specialist residential service for adults with autism and learning disabilities who may also present with behaviours that challenge. We aim to provide a safe, comfortable and effective care environment for those in our care, promoting independence and community integration.

At Cygnet, our perks go way beyond pension schemes and excellent professional development.

You’ll also enjoy shopping, travel and leisure discounts – as well as a range of healthcare and financial benefits – to support you to be happy both in and out of work.

With us, you’ll have the chance to progress your career in a vibrant, supportive culture tailored to help you thrive.

Apply now to enjoy excellent career prospects while being part of an organisation that cares about helping people.

Your day-to-day... 

Prepare, cook & serve nutritional, balanced and appetising meals
Provide special diets, taking into account individual preferences & needs  
Liaise with nursing colleagues to meet patients’ nutritional & dietary needs 
Maintain the cleanliness of the kitchen, service areas & dining room
Ensure compliance with health & safety standards and Food Hygiene Regulations 
Handle, maintain & store kitchen equipment in accordance with Cygnet procedures 
Use chemicals in line with Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) regulationsWhy Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

Strong career progression opportunities 
Expert supervision & support
Employee referral scheme
Pension scheme
“Cycle to work” scheme & employee discount savingYou are... 

A skilled Chef/Cook who can work under pressure 
Preferably experienced in the care sector 
Able to plan nourishing & attractive menus within available budgets
The holder of a food hygiene certificate, with good personal hygiene standards
Polite & professional, with a positive attitude to internal & external quests at all times
An excellent communicator able to liaise with people at all levels
Able to work under your own initiative, as part of a team & under supervision
[Qualified in catering to City & Guilds 706: 1 & 2 level or NVQ Level 2/3] Successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

If interested please apply below or forward your CV to (url removed)

Cygnet Health Care has been providing a national network of high-quality specialist mental health services for more than 30 years. In this role you’ll have the chance to make a real impact on patients, service users & their families
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