Assistant Cook
Ref: CYG10210


  • Location
  • Cygnet Hospital Hexham, Anick Road, Hexham, Northumberland, NE46 4JR
  • Salary
  • £9.15
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 30/09/2020
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    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 Hospital Hexham is our new 27 bed mental health facility for women with complex mental health needs which is due to open in Autumn 2020. The hospital will be built to meet the latest national specifications for improving mental health within a therapeutic environment.

     

    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.

     

    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.

     

    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.

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