Assistant Cook
Ref: CYG10024

  • Location
  • Cygnet Woodside , 279 Beacon Road, Wibsey, Bradford, BD6 3DQ
  • Salary
  • £8.90 rising to £8.95 after probation
  • Hours
  • Part Time
  • Closing date
  • 31/07/2020
  • Give your career a positive change.

    At Cygnet Health Care you’ll have the chance to make a real impact on patients and their families. You’ll be exposed to all kinds of new challenges and responsibilities, to ensure you continue learning and developing as you go.

    Cygnet Woodside provides assessment, treatment and fast stream rehabilitation for men with learning disabilities, who may have behaviours that challenge and associated complex needs. We are looking for a Part time Assistant Cook for our site in Bradford.


    In this role you’ll

    • Assist in achieving and maintaining the efficient and economic production of quality food whilst ensuring the highest standards of cleanliness are maintained.
    • Prepare, cook and serve meals, hot and cold, as appropriate. Responsible for providing special diets where necessary as well as taking into account the preferences of individual residents.
    • Maintain an accurate record/list of food supplies, freezer temperature requirements, etc. where requested/required while ensuring Statutory Health and Safety Standards in the kitchen and dining areas.


    About you:

    • NVQ 2 or equivalent or evidence of the same experience in catering
    • Basic Food Hygiene Certificate is not essential as training will be given on site.
    • Have an expertise in dietary requirements (i.e. Halal/diabetic/vegan)
    • Knowledge of nutrition and have the ability to plan nourishing and attractive menus within available budgets.
    • Available to work every Saturday and Sunday.


    Why join us?

    In return we offer many benefits which include: training on site, paid DBS, pension scheme, staff uniform, free meals and childcare vouchers. We also offer the cycle to work scheme and free parking on site.


    Working hours: 16 hours per week


    Specific Requirement

    Please note – this role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 as you will be in contact with vulnerable adults. Therefore all candidates invited for interview will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check and any offer of employment is subject to successful clearance.


    If you are looking for a truly rewarding career with great prospects then we would love to hear from you.


  • Location Information
  • Cygnet Woodside provides a high dependency complex care service for men with learning disabilities, who may have behaviours that challenge and associated complex needs.

    We provide a safe therapeutic hospital service for nine men who have suffered a recent on-going acute episode in the community. It also complements acute and secure hospital settings by offering assessment, treatment and rehabilitation as part of a robust care pathway which includes residential and supported living services.

    Located in the suburbs of Wibsey in Bradford, the hospital is within close proximity to local services and amenities, including major transport links.


    This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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