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Cook Full Time

at Shaw Healthcare London in London (Published at 18-08-2020)

Job Introduction

Shaw healthcare are currently recruiting for a Cook to deliver a quality of food preparation and delivery to our service users in line with our care principles of 'wellness, happiness, and kindness', from within our Kitchen.

You will work under the direction of the Senior Cook/ Home Manager and together with the Catering Team to ensure that the physical, social, psychological and emotional needs of our service users are met.

Main Responsibilities

Essential Skills & Duties of a Cook:
Experience of producing freshly prepared ?Home Cooked? Recipes is essential.

A relevant qualification i.e. NVQ Level 1/2, City & Guilds 706/1 & 706/2 is desirable, however, if you do not hold any of these we will provide a tailored training package to further develop your skills.

Assisting in planning and cooking a varied and nutritious diet within provided budgets, whilst taking into account dietary needs of our service users;

The ability to effectively communicate with our care team, service users, and visitors;

Maintain a high standard of food hygiene and food safety to ensure all controls, recording and monitoring required by HACCP, are carried out effectively;

This role includes;

Day shifts only (no nights)

No split shifts

Every other weekend off

As the role involves working with vulnerable people your employment will be subject to appropriate pre-employment checks including referencing and Disclosure and Barring Service check.

About The Company

Why Shaw healthcare?

We are one of the UKs leading Health and Social care providers who deliver a wide spectrum of care in a variety of purpose-built care environments; care homes for the elderly, specialist dementia units, mental health units and low secure psychiatric hospitals.

We highly value the wonderful contribution of our employees who stay with Shaw healthcare. They enable a high level of continuity of care for our service users. Continuing relationships between our employees and service users and their families are fundamental to the quality of the care we provide, and we recognise this in our Employee of the Month programme, local Shining Stars and our famous Annual Star Awards.

What we offer

Shaw healthcare offer comprehensive training via our Learning & Development Department.

What benefits will I receive?

Shaw healthcare have an excellent employee benefit programme, which includes:

Excellent rates of pay

Paid annual leave - 20 days per year plus Bank Holidays

Corporate 2 day induction and mandatory training e.g. moving and handling

Nest pension scheme

Free Uniform

Discounted Meals while on Shift

Free Parking

Refer a friend bonus scheme (earn up to £1000)

Excellent development and promotion opportunities

Employee assistance program to all contracted staff including face to face counselling

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