Cook (16 hours a week)
Ref: CYG06648

  • Location
  • Thors Park, Thors Farm Road, (off Brightlingsea Road), Thorrington, Essex, CO7 8JJ
  • Salary
  • £9.28 p/h
  • Hours
  • Part Time
  • Closing date
  • 27/10/2019


    As Cook, you’ll play an important part in creating an excellent experience for patients, service users & staff.

    And you can progress your career in a caring setting that makes a real impact on people’s lives.


    Your Day-to-Day...

    You’ll be working 16 hours a week in a hospital setting.

    • Prepare, cook & serve nutritional, balanced & appetising meals
    • Provide special diets, taking into account individual preferences & needs
    • Responsible for managing the food budget & maintaining kitchen records
    • Ensure compliance with health & safety standards and Food Hygiene Regulations
    • Maintain & ensure the cleanliness of the kitchen, service areas & dining room
    • Order, check stock & deliveries
    • Handle, maintain & store kitchen equipment in accordance with Cygnet procedures
    • Use chemicals in line with Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) regulations.

    You are...

    • A skilled cook who can work under pressure
    • Preferably experienced in the care sector
    • Able to plan nourishing & attractive menus within available budgets
    • The holder of an intermediate food hygiene certificate, with good personal hygiene standards
    • An excellent communicator able to liaise with people at all levels
    • Able to work individually, as part of a team & under supervision
    • Qualified in catering to City & Guilds 706: 1 & 2  level or  NVQ Level 2/3 (Not essential)

    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


    Please note: successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

    Ready to make a positive change?

    Please click on the ‘apply now’ link below

    Join us!

    Cygnet Health Care has been providing a national network of high quality specialist mental health services for more than 30 years.


  • Location Information
  • Based in Thorrington, North East Essex, Cygnet Thors Park is a specialist hospital providing support and treatment for up to 14 men with learning disabilities and complex needs. 


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