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Ref no:
299184
Published:
30/9/2022
Closes:
14/10/2022
Location:
Aaron House Care Home, Beeslack House, Edinburgh Road, , EH26 0QF
Rate:
£17,472 per month
Contract Type:
Permanent
Position Type:
Full Time
Hours:
35 day per day

This position has expired.

Are you looking to work locally ? Do you enjoy cooking and have experience? Are you able to work alongside residents in a Care Home to cater for their meals?

We are seeking an experienced and hard working Cook to join our friendly team at Aaron House Care Home which is based Penicuik, Edinburgh.

Aaron House care home, is a grand, converted mansion house, located in beautiful, spacious grounds, in a quiet rural area of Edinburgh. The home is supported by a friendly and committed team, fully trained in providing care for older people who require residential, nursing, or who are living with dementia.

About You:

  • Must have previous cooking experience
  • Has a Food hygiene certificate
  • Able to work well as part of a team and independently
  • Obtains good communication skills
  • Able to follow and prioritise tasks and responsibilities set
  • To have the values of making a positive impact

What we can offer:

  • Full time contract
  • Day shifts
  • 35 hours available per week, able to work weekends
  • Pay rate: £17,472 per annum
  • Paid breaks
  • 28 Days Annual Leave including bank holidays (pro rata for part time contracts)
  • Refer a friend scheme, with up to £750 reward for each referral (T & C’s apply)
  • Yearly salary review
  • Paid uniform provided
  • On-going support with Training and Development

What does the job role involve?

This role involves carrying out duties for meal preparations, orders and staff requirements, whilst maintaining food hygiene standards and the following tasks:

  • To prepare special diet meals in accordance with instructions from the care staff.
  • To ensure a high level of service for all meal times.
  • To complete all documentation relating to HACCP.
  • To ensure report any defects to equipment to the Home Manager.
  • To ensure good quality and portion control.
  • Assist Head Chef with four weekly menu planning.
  • All other duties related to the Cook role.

Why join us?

Our employees play a important role in our care homes and our values are based on ‘We Care About Care’. We are looking for individuals who have the same values and are able to help us make a real difference to the residents in our homes.

If you too believe that this is the most important part of everyone’s role in a care home and are looking for a rewarding job then we’d love to hear from you.