Part Time Cook
Ref: CYG08049

  • Location
  • Cygnet Conifers Clinic, Station Road, Derby, Derbyshire, DE72 3LG
  • Salary
  • £9.65 per hour
  • Hours
  • Part Time
  • Closing date
  • 31/01/2020
  • Cygnet Health Care have been providing a national network of high quality specialist mental health services for more than 30 years.

    Conifers is a specialist short-break respite service for adults with moderate to profound learning disabilities and/or autism.
    We are currently recruiting for a Part Time Cook who will be responsible for the preparation and provision of dietary meals for those in our care within the guidelines of care plans or service requirements.

    In this role you will:

    • 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

     We are looking for people 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


    18 hours per week on a rotational basis including weekends and bank holidays.

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

    If interested in applying, please forward your CV to or click on the Apply button below.

  • Job Description
  • Cook_Job_Description.doc

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