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Chef / Cook (Care Home) - South Tyneside

Chef / Cook

JOB TITLE: Chef / Cook
LOCATION: South Tyneside
SALARY: £11.00 - £22.00
RESPONSIBLE TO: Recruitment Consultant & Branch Manager
Duties Will Include:

· Independently prepare hot and cold meals for residents according to their needs and preferences

· Assist in planning seasonal menus

· Place food orders and work within defined budget

· Load and unload dishwasher

· Wash up equipment unsuitable for dishwasher

· Clean kitchen and equipment

· Collect and distribute crockery from the resident areas

· Clear tea trolleys where applicable

· Empty kitchen rubbish

· Maintain a clean and hygienic environment

· Carry out any reasonable request or instruction from the Head Chef / Home Manager

· Ensure compliance with the Health & Safety Policy and regulations in kitchen and stores

· Carry out any check in the kitchen as required to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements, for example recording fridge temperatures

· Report all accidents and incidents to the Person-in-Charge of the Home

· Have full knowledge of the Fire Procedures, fire escapes and a working knowledge of the firefighting equipment

· Have full knowledge of and take responsibility to ensure adherence to infection control policies and procedures of the Department of Health and the Company at all times


· Right to live and work in the UK

· Certificate in Food and Hygiene

· Knowledge of nutritional needs of older people

· Health and Safety and regulatory requirements

· Positive and willing attitude

· Some experience of working in a team

· DBS Essential

If you are interested in this position, please contact Liam Doughty at Pin-Point on 0191 2615205 / 07973699245 or alternatively send your CV to