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Published 2017-07-20 19:30:59

Chester , England.
Start : ASAP Experience : Expected Salary : 8.00 - 10.00  per hourOvertime Rate

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  JOB DESCRIPTION  JOB TITLE:Cook REPORTING TO:Home Manager / Kitchen Manager JOB PURPOSE:To organise and control the efficient and economic production of qualityfood within the allowed budget, whilst maintaining high standards of cleanliness and hygiene in line with EHO regulations. SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & QUALIFICATIONS Required:  City & Guilds 706 - 1 & 2, or equivalent (achieved or working towards)Basic Food / Hygiene CertificateGood communication skillsTeam playerAbility to work on own initiativeSatisfactory Police Check and check against the POVA List (where applicable) Desired: Intermediate Food / Hygiene CertificatePrevious supervisory experienceExperience of Food Preparation for the relevant Client group MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES Food Preparation: 1.Prepare, cook and serve hot and cold meals, as and when required. 2.Provide for special dietary requirements where necessary, and take into account the preferences ofindividual Clients. Communication: 3.Liaise with the Home Manager when planning / costing menus in order to provide a balancednutritious diet, making the best use of available fresh foods. 4.Arrange / participate in Staff and Client meetings as required. Budgetary / Financial Control: 5.Maintain accurate records of food supplies, and freezer / fridge temperatures. 6.Ensure stock rotation.   Order stocks and check deliveries, and check and value stocks as requiredby the Home Manager. Human Resources (HR): 7.Prepare Staff rota for Kitchen. 8.Interview for new Staff Members with the Home Manager as and when required, in line with theCompany’s Recruitment policy.  Issue: 01 Date: 06.01.06Page 1 of 3      JOB DESCRIPTION - CHEF / COOK continued... Training & Development:  9.Supervise and instruct Kitchen Staff Members in the use of all equipment and hygiene procedures,giving help and guidance where appropriate. 10.Conduct basic food hygiene training for all Care Staff involved in handling and delivery of food. 11.Maintain and improve professional knowledge and competence. 12.Attend mandatory training days/courses, on or off site, as and when required. Health & Safety; 13.Ensure statutory Health and Safety standards in the kitchen and dining areas. 14.Ensure all crockery and equipment is cleaned and stored appropriately, and that the overall cleaningof the kitchen area (and, where appropriate, the dining areas) is carried out effectively. 15.Report immediately to the Home Manager, or Person in Charge, any illness of an infectious natureor accident incurred by a Client, colleague, self or another. 16.Understand, and ensure the implementation of, the Care Centre’s Health and Safety policy, andEmergency and Fire procedures. 17.Report to the Home Manager, or the Handyperson, any faulty appliances, damaged furniture,equipment or any potential hazard. 18.Promote safe working practice in the Care Centre. General: 19.Promote a positive personal / professional profile within the local community, ensuring the goodreputation of the Care Centre at all times. 20.Ensure that all information of confidential nature gained in the course of duty is not divulged to thirdparties. 21.Notify the Home Manager, or the Person in Charge, as soon as possible of your inability to reportfor duty, and also on your return to work from all periods of absence. 22.Ensure the security of the Care Centre is maintained at all times 23.Adhere to all Company policies and procedures within the defined timescales. 24.Ensure all equipment is clean and well maintained. 25.Carry out any other tasks that may be reasonably assigned to you.       Issue: 01 Date: 06.01.06Page 2 of 3               JOB DESCRIPTION  - CHEF / COOK continued...  This Job Description indicates only the main duties and responsibilities of the post.   It is not intended as an exhaustive list. Southern Cross Healthcare reserves the right to amend this Job Description from time to time, according to business needs.  Any changes will be confirmed in writing.  Please note that you share with Tarvin Estates LLP the responsibility for making suggestions to alter the scope of your duties and improve the effectiveness of your post.  Please sign, print your name, and date below to indicate your acceptance of this Job Description.   Signature: …………………………………………………………   Name: ……..............................................................................……..Date: ... ****                                               Issue: 01 Date: 06.01.06Page 3 of 3               Vocational (e.g. NVQ/SNVQ) 1+ yearsCareer levelExperienced (Non-Manager)
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