Cook/Chef

Service: James Burns House

Location: Bournemouth

Rate Of Pay: 10.00

Closing Date: 02 June 2022

Cook/Chef

Could you transfer your skills into Health and Social Care? Find out how at Valorum Care Group.

Chef / Cook

£10.00 per hour / Up to £19,500 per annum*

Continuous offering of qualifications - Career Progression - Wellbeing programme for all colleagues

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.

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
  • Healthcare Cash Back Plan
  • Refer a friend bonus
  • Excellent, fully funded training
  • Career progression
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • On-site parking
  • Enhanced Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Employee Engagement app

Plus continuous development and career progression through the VCG Academy – find out more here https://valorumcaregroup.com/the-vcg-academy/

Service Overview

We specialise in supporting people who have varying needs as a result of physical and long term neurological conditions including cerebral palsy, epilepsy, head/brain injury, motor neurone disease, multiple sclerosis, muscular dystrophy, neuropathic, spina bifida & hydrocephalus and stroke.

Our care teams are highly skilled and trained to deliver specialist care and have significant experience with medication administration, tissue viability management and the provision of end of life care. The full-time support we provide is flexible and designed to help build skills, inspire confidence and encourage people to live more independently. We work directly with each individual to develop a personalised support programme based on their needs, wishes and aspirations.

What Is The Role?

Cook/Chef - £10.00 - Bournemouth.

21 hours per week.

3 days week one and 4 days week two. Alternate weekend working

Continuous offering of qualifications - Free DBS - Wellbeing programme for all colleagues.

  • 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.

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