Service: Oakhaven

Location: Leeds

Rate Of Pay: 9.03

Closing Date: 09 December 2021


Are you passionate about delivering 5* food!

At Valorum Care Group we have one goal – to make “a better way for better lives”

Valorum Care Group is a leading Nationwide care provider who is passionate about providing quality care to all of the people we support.  Our core services are supported living, residential care and nursing services for learning disability, mental health and physical disability 

Service Overview

Oakhaven is a “delightfully friendly, little” residential care home for adults aged over 65 years of age. We are located near Roundhay Park in the green and pleasant residential area of Oakwood, Leeds. As a smaller than average residential home, our amazing and dedicated staff team can spend lots of time supporting the 24 adults living in our homely surroundings with their day to day living and ensure they live safely. We support people on a either a permanent placement or for shorter, respite stays as well.

What is great about the company

We offer a supportive environment with a real focus on the wellbeing of our employees as well as offering numerous training and development opportunities.  Some of our benefits include:

Wellbeing support                                                          

Enhanced pension

Flexible working hours                                                  

Free DBS

Free uniform                                                                     

Refer a friend bonus

Excellent, fully funded training                                  

Career progression

Cycle to work scheme                                                   

On-site parking

Confidential employee advice line


What is the role?

Cook – Leeds – £9.03

  • To plan menus to provide nutritionally balanced, varied and attractively presented meals for people who we support, providing where necessary for any specific dietary requirements and taking note of peoples preferences and making best use of seasonal foods.
  • To ensure that a regular cleaning program of kitchen, dining and storage areas is followed in line with environmental health regulations and following COSHH requirements, (assisting other catering staff with cleaning and washing up as necessary).
  • To ensure follow HACCP system guidelines on the storage, preparation & serving of food are clear and followed by the Catering Team.
  • To ensure food stocks are checked and stores ordered regularly and oversee the receipt and storage of consumables and stock records. Ensure invoices are checked and forwarded to the financial/accounts administrator for processing whilst maintaining budget.
  • To provide catering for parties, buffets, picnics and other special functions that are authorised by the Service Manager.

Please note that from 11th November, the post-holder must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 and able to evidence their vaccination status.

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