Hospital Cook
Ref: CYG05626


  • Location
  • Cygnet Clifton Clinic, Clifton Lane Clifton, Nottingham, NG11 8NB
  • Salary
  • £9.40 per hour
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Cygnet Health Care have been providing a national network of high-quality specialist mental health services for more than 30 years.

    With us, you’ll work in a vibrant, supportive culture tailored to help you thrive.

    As a Cook, you’ll play an important part in creating an excellent experience for service users, staff, customers, carers and visitors.

    You’ll have the chance to progress your career in a caring setting – and reap the rewards of making a difference, every day.

    So, if you love what you do & are committed to putting the welfare of our patient’s first, get in touch! 

    You’ll be working 40 hours per week over 5 days to cover a 7 day rota in a hospital setting.

    Your Day-to-Day...

    • Prepare, cook & serve nutritional, balanced and appetising meals for patients, staff & visitors
    • Assist with menu planning and ordering as required
    • Provide special diets where necessary as well as taking into account the preferences of individual Clients.
    • Maintain an accurate record / list of food supplies, freezer temperatures requirements, etc. where requested / required.
    • Supervise and train Kitchen Staff in the use of all equipment and hygiene procedures
    • Ensure the cleanliness of the kitchen, service areas & dining room

    You are...

    • A skilled cook, with previous catering/hospitality experience
    • The holder of a Level 3 food hygiene certificate, with good personal hygiene standards
    • HACCP trained and have completed Food Safety training
    • Polite & professional, with a positive attitude to internal & external quests at all times
    • An excellent communicator able to liaise with people at all levels
    • Able to work on your own initiative, as part of a team & under supervision

    Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

    • Strong career progression opportunities
    • Expert supervision & support
    • Employee referral scheme
    • Pension scheme
    • “Cycle to work” scheme & employee discount saving
  • Location Information
  • Cygnet Hospital Clifton is a 24 bed specialist low secure service for men with a personality disorder, who also present with complex mental health needs and challenging behaviours.

    The treatment model we provide at Cygnet Hospital Clifton is delivered in the context of a cohesive multidisciplinary, psychologically informed team approach, with the patient at its centre. We aim to create opportunities for sustained positive behavioural change, by applying a consistent approach where the men in our care feel encouraged to develop positive interpersonal skills to reduce maladaptive or pathological behaviours.

    The hospital is set out across two wards; Ancaria Ward is the admissions/ initial treatment ward, which offers a defined pathway through to Acorn Ward, which has a focus on rehabilitation, in preparation for moving on into the community or supported living.

    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.

  • Job Description
  • Hospital_Cook.docx

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