Thorp House Thetford


up to £12.00 per hour










Working as part of the kitchen team and ensuring a pleasurable eating experience for the residents by preparing high quality food. As well as managing all aspects of food preparation and production in an environment that meets sanitation guidelines.


  • Be able to cook and serve nutritious, healthy meals that our residents will love.
  • Provide great choice, considering cultural preferences and special dietary requirements. Managing the kitchen supplies,
  • Responsible for checking and maintaining kitchen equipment.
  • Complete all necessary paperwork such as COSHH, HACPP, whilst adhering to company policies and procedures
  • Help cater for ad hoc special events. These may include 100th birthday celebrations, summer BBQ's and Christmas parties.


Kingsley Healthcare is a family owned national care home operator rated as one of the top 20 large groups by  We are one of the fastest growing healthcare companies in the sector.

Criteria / Person Specification

  • Minimum two years’ experience in a similar role within a hotel/restaurant setting with hands-on experience
  •   Possess City & Guilds 706/1 706/2 or equivalent NVQ qualifications
  •  Possess knowledge of nutrition and therapeutic diets
  •  Show drive, ambition and an ability to motivate and nurture talent within the team.
  •  Possess effective written and verbal communication skills
  •  Ability to work flexible hours
  •  Experience in creative menu planning and working with seasonal produce
  •  You will be required to have had or be willing to have the COVID19 vaccination for this position.


  • Mileage paid (T&C's apply)
  • Pension scheme
  • Comprehensive induction and paid training programme with career prospects
  • Enhanced rates for bank holidays
  • Recognition schemes (Employee of the Month and Kingsley Care Awards)
  • Uniform provided
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Costs for an enhanced DBS
  • Rewards for years of service


Cost of Enhanced CBS

Paid Breaks

Recognition Scheme

Induction & Paid Training Programme

Enhanced rates for Bank Holiday

Pension Scheme