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Cook/Kitchen Support Worker - KH166

Home Name The Willows
  • Working Hours:

  • Job Type:

    Part time
  • Salary:

    £8.50 per hour
  • Job Location:

    Bedford, Bedfordshire


Don't let the grass grow under your feet this summer.

Instead, step into a new career with Kingsley Healthcare!


We are currently recruiting for a Cook/Kitchen Support Worker at The Willows Nursing Home based in Bedford, Bedfordshire.


You will have excellent levels of hygiene and must ensure that the homes high standard is maintained and residents are treated in the way you would expect to be treated yourself.

You will be responsible for preparing good quality, satisfying meals to meet the dietary needs of the residents within the home.

You will liaise with the home manager to ensure menu's are reviewed and updated on a regular basis.
You will be responsible for the ordering of food stock, whilst ensuring costs are kept within budget.
The successful candidate will need to complete a Basic Food Hygiene certificate, if they do not already have one.


The position is offering 21 hours (11am-7pm), at a pay rate up to £8.50 per hour (subject to experience)

Criteria / Person Specification

The ideal candidate for this role will have:

  • Experience of working in as a cook/kitchen assistant and will have worked in a care home, school, hotel, hospital or similar environment before.
  • Knowledge of food hygiene, COSHH and Health & Safety.
  • The successful applicant will have excellent time management and communication skills with a friendly personality.
  • Able to work individually and as part of a team.


Kingsley Healthcare provides a variety of competitive benefits, including:

- Excellent rates of pay

- Enhanced rates for bank holidays

- Paid breaks

- Uniform provided

- Enhanced DBS paid for by Kingsley Healthcare

An Enhanced DBS is required for this position along with two suitable references from previous/current employers

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Job Deadline: 05/07/2019


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