• Location: Chesterfield, Derbyshire, United Kingdom
  • Earnings: £10.40 to £10.40

The Old Vicarage Care Home are currently recruiting a Kitchen Assistant / Cook to join our team based in Chesterfield, Derbyshire. You will join us on a Full Time, permanent basis and in return you will receive a competitive salary of up to £10.40 Hour.

Adept Care homes provide residential care and residential dementia care in our family-run, Midlands-based care homes. We help our residents to lead enriched, happy, and fulfilled lives, supported by a friendly, caring team.

The Old Vicarage is a charming 44 bed quality residential home in Clay Cross, Chesterfield offering affordable and high-quality care.

At Adept Care Homes, our dedicated and enthusiastic team welcome people who are motivated by making a difference to our resident’s lives. Our family-run business values aptitude as much as qualifications when recruiting.

About the Caterer role:

We are recruiting a Caterer to work with our Kitchen team to support the Homes’ aim of delivering high standards to residents by providing nutritious, varied and well-balanced meals that are safely and hygienically prepared and served.

  • 40 hours per week, alternate weekends
  • Salary up to £10.40 Hour

What we can offer; 

  • Excellent rates of pay 

  • Training and career development 

  • 5.6 weeks holidays 

  • Free Uniform & DBS provided 

  • Onsite car parking and close to local transport links 

  • Friendly working environment in a purpose-built luxury home 

  • Refer a friend scheme worth £250 (per referral) 

  • Opportunity to take part in exciting trips and activities with our residents 

Plus, our Bespoke Benefits package: 

  • Pay Day Advance (Interest free loans up to £1,000 repayable up to 12 months) 

  • Enjoy personalised offers and discounts at 1000’s of big-name brands of your choice.  

  • Enjoy savings on your weekly/monthly shopping 

  • Access to Free Health & Wellbeing programs, as well as the Employee Assistance Program 

  • Sky TV Discounts 

  • Broadband deals 

  • Instore/Online discounts and gift cards at hundreds of participating retailers  

  • Access to a Private GP 

  • Cycle2Work scheme and many more 

What we are looking for; 

  • Previous care home experience (desirable) 

  • Good literacy, numeracy and communication skills 

  • Positive and caring attitude (essential) 

  • Basic Food Hygiene Certificate (required)

  • Previous cook/chef experience (essential)

Benefits of becoming our Kitchen Assistant / Cook:

Our team receive on-going training and development from our dedicated Training Manager and Lifestyle & Dementia Manager who offer everything from online training to classroom-based sessions and 1:1 mentoring. We offer our Caterer competitive rates of pay as well as recognition from our Employee of the Month and awards schemes. We also provide interest-free loans to team members and invest into the Care Workers Charity which provides financial assistance for care workers in need.

If you think you’ve got what it takes and would like to join our team as one of our Kitchen Assistant / Cook, please click 'Apply’ now.

Adept Care Homes, a superb place to live, a superb place to work.

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