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Cook Zero Hour Contract Bromley Nursing Homes

Posted: 28 days ago
Place: Bromley, London

Mission Care has had the privilege of providing residential and nursing care to vulnerable adults in South London for over 110 years. Today we have five homes, four in the London Borough of Bromley, and one in Southwark and pride ourselves on providing exceptional person-centred care to all of our residents.
We now have exciting opportunities for Cooks to join our team.
Summary of duties:
As a Cook in one of our homes, you will be leading a team in the kitchen and responsible for the smooth running of every shift. Main duties include:
• Ensuring that our residents’ food needs are met and that their wishes and expectations are being exceeded.
• Carefully planning meals to ensure that they are of high quality and appetizingly presented, and that food safety guidelines are followed at all times
• Ordering food stock, adhering to budgets when ordering ingredients from suppliers
• Supervising Catering Assistants, ensuring they understand their duties and perform them to a high standard
• Ensuring all appropriate records are in place in accordance with Environmental Health and the Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority Guidelines
• Ensuring all areas of the kitchen, including storage areas, are kept meticulously clean and tidy at all times
• Ensuring that food is stored and cooked in accordance with Environmental Health Regulations
• Assuring the quality of food items delivered to the kitchen
• Regular stock rotation of provisions in refrigerators, freezers and store rooms
• Using and cleaning all equipment in accordance with manufacturer guidelines
• Maintaining a safe environment for residents at all times
• Adhering to the Fire Policy, COSHH Regulations and all other Health and Safety procedures
Skills required:
To be considered for this post, you must have the following:
• experience of working in a kitchen environment
• Food Hygiene Certificate Level 1 or 2
• experience of building effective relationships with colleagues
• The ability to communicate with residents, relatives and colleagues in a constructive and respectful manner
• Understanding of positive and appropriate communication methods
Working in a care home environment, you will have a genuine passion and desire to work with the elderly and those living with dementia and will be person-centred in your approach to residents.
In return for your hard work, we will offer you the following
• Comprehensive learning and development programme
• Pay Reviews
• Paid DBS Check
• Pension scheme enrolment
• Generous referral scheme
Please note, due to the high volume of applicants, only suitable candidates will be contacted.

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