Senior Cook - Care Home

  • Job Reference: JO-1908-4506
  • Date Posted: 13 January 2020
  • Recruiter: Blue Arrow
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Catering and Hospitality
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Senior Cook 37 hours per week

A great opportunity to work in a fantastic caring environment. You will be producing fresh traditional food which will be the highlight of the residents day. If you have a passion for this kind of food and have worked as a cook in a similar environment than this is the job for you.

Purpose of the Job:

Run and maintaining the kitchen

All food ordering and staff rotas.

All food safety and COSHH

Prepare and cook fresh traditional meals according to a planned programme.


To be aware of and work within company policies and procedures.

To undertake the planning of menus taking account of different dietary needs, both medical and cultural, in consultation with residents and managers.

To be vigilant with regard to standards of health and hygiene both personal and in relation to the kitchen and report any areas of concern to the senior management team.

To order, receive and check the quality and quantity of provisions delivered and report shortages and poor quality goods to management.

To maintain the stock control system.

To ensure that all food and non-foodstuffs are hygienically and securely stores away.

To check and record fridge and freezer temperatures, clean and defrost fridge and freezer.

To cater for special functions e.g. birthdays, festive season and unit parties.

To participate flexibly in rotas and routines as required by the company.

To attend and participate in staff meetings and support systems.

To participate in staff development, including induction and to attend company training.

To undertake any other duties applicable to the grade and purpose of the post.

Any other reasonable request made by a member of the management team.

Please call Sara for more information. 01142 722 600