Kitchen Assistant/Cook

Job Title: Kitchen Assistant/Cook
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Magherafelt, County Londonderry
Salary: £7.83 - £8.45 per hour
Start Date: Immediate
REF: J4542_1527072345
Contact Name: Shannon Cassidy
Contact Email:
Job Published: 10 months ago

Job Description

We are recruiting for a Part-Time Kitchen Assistant/Cook to assist with preparation and delivery of wholesome and nutritious meals to all residents for one of the leading care homes in Magherafelt, Belfast.

Part time- 16 hours per week
£7.83p/h - £8.45p/h
Permanent, full time contract of employment
Immediate start

Assisting Cook with preparation and serving meals.
Moving and handling of heavy weights
Ensure food is checked on arrival for quantity, quality and use by date.
Ensure food is stored appropriately and stock rotation carried out.
Ensure appropriate waste disposal of used foods and bags/bins emptied daily.
Maintain high standard of hygiene in kitchen and store with records of cleaning maintained.
Liaise with Nursing Staff to ensure prompt serving of meals.
Adheres to all COSHH regulations and is compliant with the Company's Health and Safety, infection control Hygiene and Fire Prevention Procedures.
Adheres to the fire and accident prevention policy of the Home.
Takes responsibility for the protection of vulnerable adults and reports to management where they consider a person has caused harm or posed risk of harm to any patient.
Observes confidentiality at all times.
In the absence of the Cook, responsible for the preparation, cooking and serving of meals for residents.

Must have a good command of written and spoken English and a valid work permit
Ability to communicate with the elderly
Previous experience in a similar position
Food Hygiene & COSHH training would be an advantage
Ability to deliver a high standard of patient care
Exceptional organisational skills
Ability to work under pressure and use own initiative
High standard of personal presentation
Attention to detail

If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply directly through this website or send your CV in to us directly at If you would like to speak to us in more detail before applying, please call 0116 262 3733 and ask for Shannon.
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