Hours of work: 34 hours per week, including weekends and bank holidays
Working pattern: Part-time
For an informal discussion, please contact Stuart Funnell or Emma Beadle on 01424 723020
About the role
Do you have a passion for cooking and would like to be part of a kitchen team that offers healthy and balanced meals to clients in a Learning Disability service?
Do you enjoy creating menus and adapting meals to suit client's dietary requirements, if so this role may interest you?
Your core values are what interests us about you the most. You will receive excellent training opportunities, a thorough induction and supervision as part of our commitment to you.
Greenwood is a countywide respite service for adults with Learning Disabilities in Bexhill, which was refurbished to a high standard offering a hotel style service. All 14 bedrooms have en-suite facilities. We have interactive sensory equipment and the latest in assistive technology to enhance the experience of guests staying with us.
The service provides a fun holiday experience during guests respite stays and opportunities to meet new friends.
In this role you will be required to follow Summer and Winter menus and adhere to cleaning regimes to an excellent standard to maintain our 5 Star food hygiene rating.
This role will include the following: Ordering, preparation, cooking, deep cleaning, stock take, stock rotation, completion of paperwork and adhering to systems in place, adjusting menus, liaising with fellow cook, staff and management team, communicating with guests.
Coronavirus has been a key learning experience for all services. Cooks would need to have a positive and flexible attitude to working in Adult Social Care. All staff would be required to work across Learning Disability Services when required.
This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go to http://www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check. Please note that we require evidence of an overseas police check if you have lived or worked abroad.
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.
Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.
Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.
East Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.