Part-time Cook

Hours: 16.5 hours per week, 6 days over 2 weeks

Closing date: Friday 5 February

Interviews expected: Wednesday 10 February

Chestnut Tree House is the children’s hospice for East and West Sussex and South East Hampshire, providing specialist palliative care for children and young people with life-shortening conditions.

Working two afternoons per week from 3pm to 7pm, Thursdays and Fridays and alternate weekends, 10am to 7pm Saturday and Sunday.

Your duties will include:

  • To work to planned menus and children/young people’s individual needs liaising with care staff as required
  • Prepare and cook for snacks, meals, meetings and functions
  • To undertake general cleaning duties as directed by the Chef Manager
  • To help maintain kitchen, cooking areas, storeroom and kitchen equipment in a clean and safe condition
  • Cater for dietary and allergy requirements
  • You will need to have a flexible, team-orientated approach and must be comfortable working in the hospice environment.

    Additional shifts may be offered to cover for annual leave/sickness.

    Food Hygiene Level 2 and/or previous experience of catering in a care environment would be preferred.

    Due to the remote location and lack of public transport, access to your own transport is essential.

    Benefits included: Enrolment onto our company pension scheme or the option to continue in the NHS pension scheme, up to 35 days’ annual leave inclusive of bank holidays, Free parking, On-site education support, Option to join Healthcare Cash Plan & Corporate Rate Gym Membership

    If you have the passion and drive to succeed, please complete an application form attached and return it to by the closing date provided.

    We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community – a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, staff engagement forums, facilities and services to support staff from different backgrounds.

    An enhanced DBS will be sought, if you are successful in this role. The safe recruitment of staff at St Barnabas Hospices is the first step to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults in our care. As an employer we expect all staff and volunteers to share our commitment to safeguarding.

    The information you provide on your application form is the only information we will use to decide whether or not to short-list you for interview.

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