Cook

Cook
Lakeview, Leigh: WN7 5EY
Hours: 
30
Hourly Rate: £8.72 – £9.69 per hour (dependent on experience)

About the Home

Lakeview is a purpose-built, 30 bed service for adults with complex needs, divided into three 10-bed units (including two specialist bariatric bedroom suites). With expertise across a range of neuro-disabilities, mental ill-health, brain injury, stroke and early-onset dementia, at Lakeview the focus is on what matters to people. Our approach is about making sure people are at the centre of their care whilst involving other people who make a difference in the person’s life – family, friends and the community.

As a cook, we would expect that you will be:

  • Preparing, cooking and serving food
  • Ensuring that food is presented well and looks appetising
  • Ensuring that food is stored according to food hygiene legislation
  • Minimising waste levels and disposing of food in an appropriate manner
  • Carrying out food and fridge temperature checks, and recording as necessary
  • A team player, able to work as part of a team whilst also having the ability to work on your own initiative
  • Interacting with our service users on a daily basis
  • Obtaining feedback on food, reporting any compliments, comments or complaints

We’d also expect that you will hold a food hygiene certificate to at least level 3 (intermediate) or be working towards it and have a good understanding of your role in the prevention and control of infection, and promoting good health and safety practices.

Working for Exemplar, you can expect:

  • Career progression
  • A challenging and rewarding working environment
  • Exemplar rewards – online shopping, discounts and vouchers
  • Job satisfaction
  • 5.6 weeks holiday.
  • Exemplar rewards – retail discounts and vouchers.
  • Employee assistance program – 24 hour helpline.
  • Pension plan.
  • Free car parking.
  • Free uniform.
  • Comprehensive 2 day induction program.
  • Opportunity to progress and complete NVQ qualifications.
  • Refer a friend scheme – Up to £1,500

Exemplar Values
Our Values express what it is like to work in our organisation and our colleagues should make these a part of everything we do:

  • Fun
  • Integrity
  • Responsive
  • Success
  • Teamwork

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