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Domestic & Cook Assistant

Posted 8 days ago by Pertemps
Location London Job Type Permanent
Salary £21944 per annum Sector Catering & Hospitality
A leading charity for children and young people are looking for a Cook / Cleaner to join their team on a permanent basis within a children's home in west London.

The Cook & Domestic Assistant will be responsible for a range of domestic duties within the home in order to maintain the house to a high standard of cleanliness, and providing healthy, varied and well-presented meals which is representative of the service user group and to provide training in basic cooking skills and give children the opportunity to help out in the kitchen when appropriate.

Applicants should have:

Experience in a catering, cookery and domestic environment.
A valid Food Hygiene and Food Handling Certificate.
Ability to prepare and cook a culturally diverse range of healthy meals.
Good understanding of hygiene control and basic health and safety practices.
Be familiar with operating standard cleaning and laundry appliances.
Good literacy and numeracy skills.
Knowledge of basic food hygiene and kitchen safety and willingness to attend training as required.
Be sensitive to the issues that lead to young people being in care.
Have awareness of discrimination and of good equal opportunity and diversity practice.
Be flexible, reliable and conscientious.

What you should expect:
Salary £10.55 per hour - £21,944 per annum
A friendly working environment, a fun, open and honest culture.
25 days holiday rising to 27 days after 3 years' service, plus Bank Holidays, pro-rata.
Industry Leading training programme including children's right and participation, CSE, empowerment, mental health and Social Pedagogy,
Contributory pension scheme, Enhanced Maternity and Company Sick Scheme.
BUPA Employee Assistance Programme, offering counselling, financial advice and legal support.
Interest-free season ticket loan, cycle to work scheme.
Discount shopping scheme at hundreds of retailers across the UK.
Discretionary Funding Training Programs.
Employee Awards based on performance and length of service.