About The RoleThe role of Home Support Cook involves being responsible for all aspects of catering within the homes of the young people we support. It is about making sure the kitchen produces attractive food to a high nutritional standard for a range of meals and occasions. It therefore, draws upon a range of practical skills, requires a sound knowledge base and, not least, the ability to communicate, understand people’s needs and build positive relationships with the young people using the service and your colleagues. You will plan and implement menus that provide a good standard of nutrition and are enjoyable. You will need to meet individual dietary needs (health, cultural, preferences) wherever possible in line with person centred assessments of care. You will be responsible for the effective operation of the kitchen within the home. Please contact Calvin McCombe on 01302 856282 for an informal chat about this role. #he-1
About YouIt is essential that you have knowledge of catering and cooking processes, records required to comply with catering regulations, safe food handling and risk management in food, including ordering stock control and rotation, storage, the maintenance of records and keeping the environment clean. You should also know about customer expectations and commercial demands.
You will have the ability to provide good quality, safe, appealing and nutritious food and maintain positive relationships with people who use our services and staff whilst working in a busy environment. You must be reliable and have good communication skills but most importantly have a passion for delivering a great service.
You will be joining a team who are passionate about safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the people we support and a company who values its employees.
If you are a patient, caring and understanding individual, working with The Hesley Group will prove to be a fulfilling and rewarding career.
About UsBenefits of working for us:
• paid breaks and 6 weeks paid holiday
• continuous support and feedback through 1:1 supervision
• ongoing free mandatory and development training days
• regular promotion opportunities
• pension scheme
You can find out more about the work we do by watching our short films at www.hesleygroup.co.uk