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Part-time Cook


From  £11.30 per hour - 21 hours per week

Job Description

  • Preparing breakfast/lunch/dinner as per residents dietary requirements.

  • Creating meals which are nutritious, delicious and presented beautifully for our residents. 

  • Ensuring there is a fresh supply of homemade cakes,

  • Preparing food in advance to freeze and keeping an accurate stock record of frozen items.

  • Responsible for ensuring kitchen equipment is both functional and safe and reporting  any faults to the Head Cook.

  • Keeping an accurate record of kitchen cupboard stock levels and providing the information to the Head Cook.

  • Ensuring  the kitchen and the food cellar store room are kept clean and tidy.

  • Loading the dishwasher as and when required,

  • Providing  mid-morning/afternoon/evening drinks and biscuits and also as when required.

  • Assist the Head Cook with menu planning.

  • Preparing buffets for events at The Old Vicarage as and when required.

  • Advising staff with information regarding meals and compliance with dietary requirements of our residents.

Job Requirements

  • DBS Clearance and References - The Old Vicarage pays for DBS Clearance.

  • Experience required.

  • Flexibility regarding working hours. There is no evening work at The Old Vicarage.

  • A Basic Food Hygiene Certificate is required.

  • Adhere to food hygiene practices and undertake food hygiene training.

  • To be aware of food allergens and specific dietary requirements.

  • If possible, to cover Annual Leave for our Head Cook.

  • Have knowledge of temperature storage requirements.

  • Weekend availability is required on a rota basis.


  • Increment of £0.10 for NVQ 2.

  • Increment of £0.15 for NVQ 3.

  • A bonus of £2 per hour for exceeding contracted hours.

  • 20 pence per mile commuting fuel allowance for journeys over 15 miles.

  • Starting bonus of £250 (payable after 13 weeks trial period).

  • Funding towards college.

  • Funding towards driving lessons.

  • On-site parking.

  • A uniform is provided.

If you are interested in the role of Part-time Cook at our lovely and friendly, Cumbrian Residential Care Home in Grange over Sands, please click on the link below to complete the Application Form. We welcome all applications but we must advise, we do not provide a relocation package or UK Visa Employment Sponsorship.

Good Luck!

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