£500 Welcome Bonus
We are currently looking for a Head Cook to join the Excelcare team at Wilows Care Home in Great Linford, Milton Keynes.
Excelcare is a family owned care home group established for over 30 years. Offering great care every day is central to everything we do.
What you can expect:
- Salary: £12.96 per hour
- Full time role working from Monday - Sunday. You will be required to work alternate weekends.
- Overall responsibility for the catering services within the Home
- Responsibility for the training, supervision, appraisal, and performance management of the catering team
- Cook using fresh ingredients made from scratch
- Prepare weekly food rotas and menus, paying attention to any special dietary requirements
- Communication of information to senior members of staff relevant to ordering stock and menu planning
- Assist Healthcare Professionals around dietician
- Complying with and developing Risk Assessments
- Maintain quality assurance systems within the kitchen
- Have a full understanding of Health & Safety as well as Food Hygiene issues, COSHH, and working within the guidelines relating to cross infection
- Ensure that the nutritional content of the meals provided cater for the dietary needs of all residents
What you will need:
- NVQ Level 2 in Food production and cooking.
- Minimum of two years experience in a catering background.
- A years experience managing a team.
What we offer in return for your hard work:
- £500 Welcome Bonus
- 28 Days holiday including bank holidays
- Free on-site parking
- Enhancement to pay on bank holidays
- Refer a Friend Scheme rewarding £300 for every person you refer
- DBS certificate paid by Excelcare
- Comprehensive induction programme
- Funded qualifications via the apprenticeship programme (where required)
- Paid uniform
- Employee of the month - £100 for outstanding contribution
- Free learning and development
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If you are interested in this position please apply online today, we look forward to hearing from you.