Cook
Ref: CYG08355


  • Location
  • Cygnet Pindar House Upper Sheffield Road, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S70 4PL
  • Salary
  • £9.65 per hour
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 10/03/2020
  • At Cygnet Health you’ll be exposed to the realities of healthcare delivery at the highest level, ensuring you continue to learn and build new skills as you develop.

    We are looking for a Cook to join our new team on a full time basis, at our brand new service Cygnet Pindar House. Cygnet Pindar House is a new 22 bed Neuropsychiatric care and treatment facility for men affected by acquired brain injuries. 

     

    Job Role:


    As a Cook, a key aspect of your role will be to liaise with the Manager when planning/costing menus in order to provide a balanced nutritious diet, making the best use of fresh foods, as available.


    To be able to 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.


    To be able to 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:

     

    NVQ2 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.

  • Location Information
  • Cygnet Oaks is a 36 bed hospital specialising in high dependency inpatient rehabilitation for men. It provides state-of-the-art facilities and a multi-disciplinary treatment programme designed to assist service users with their return to independent living.

    Our dedicated clinical teams provide a full multi-disciplinary programme that includes; occupational therapy, psychology, psychiatry and vocational training, offering service users the opportunities and support they need to stabilise their condition and enter society with a renewed sense of enthusiasm and optimism.

    Our interventions are matched according to individual needs. Our team will always adapt their engagement technique and personnel delivering specific interventions to maximise engagement and ensure that progress is always being made with the men in our care.

     

    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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