2nd Chef
Ref: CYG08552

  • Location
  • Cygnet Bierley, Bierley Lane, Bradford, BD4 6AD
  • Salary
  • 19,724 per annum
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 31/03/2020
  • 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 2nd Chef, you’ll play an important part in creating an excellent experience for service users, staff, customers, carers and visitors..

    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 including alternative weekends 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

    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.

  • Location Information
  • Cygnet Hospital Bierley provides a range of low secure, specialist and psychiatric intensive care services for men and women, including a specialist personality disorder service for women.

    The hospital is set across four wards offering single-sex male and female specialist mental health services in low secure and locked environments. All our services are provided under the umbrella of a recovery orientated approach and are reviewed through the CPA framework.


    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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