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Bank Cook


  • Casual
  • 2022-07-31
  • £9.88 a hour
  • Travel expenses: no
  • Job term: Bank
  • Job code: 011221-26377

As a Bank Cook, you will work as part of a team who provide the best care for the people living in our homes and be a part of the next chapter in their story.

You will get to know them and what matters the most to them so you can support them in the best way possible, recognising their individual choice.

You will lead and work with the catering team to provide nutritious, well balanced, attractive meals to support the people living in our homes to live well.

You will ensure we cater for those with special dietary needs and offer choice so that individual needs are met.

You will organise the smooth running of the kitchen by working with and delegating appropriate tasks to the catering team.

You will have responsibility for the day to day operation of the kitchen, ensuring all equipment is clean and in good, safe working order and maintain hygiene standards.

You will maintain appropriate records to comply with HACCP, Company standards and legislation.

Every day is different and hard work is required, but each day, you will go home knowing you have made a difference to their lives.

We provide online training, along with face to face support, supervision and a full induction.

What you need most of all is a desire to help, to be kind and to enjoy making someone’s day that little bit easier.

We can offer you:

*Full company induction and training to get you started and confident in the role
*Ongoing training and support thereafter to gain qualifications and opportunities for career progression
*Free DBS check
*Company Pension
*Free meals provided when working long shifts
*Paid annual leave
*Access to Peninsula Care Homes Mental Health First Aider
*Access to an external confidential staff helpline
*Access to Peninsula Care Home’s ‘Whycare?’ app
*Access to Peninsula Care Home’s ‘Refer a Friend’ scheme
*Ample PPE to support safe working
*One of the most rewarding jobs

Covid-19 Vaccination

On 22 July 2021, the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2021 (the “Regulations”) became law, introducing a requirement for all care home staff to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19.

As a result, all people who enter a care home, regardless of their role, must be vaccinated before they start work, unless they are exempt.

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Job location

Plymbridge House
Plymbridge Road

Job category

Domestic / cook / maintenance, Residential care home, Wider services


Peninsula Care Homes - Plymbridge House Providing exceptional care

Type of organisation



Health and social care


At Peninsula Care Homes, it’s our CARE (Committed, Ambition, Responsible, Embracing) values that make us different and a very special company to work for.

We are a family run business and not only do we provide a home from home environment filled with laugher and love for the people living in our homes, we recognise all that our staff do to support each day. We invest in our staff to enable them to reach their career aspirations and celebrate success, so they love what they do.

Plymbridge House is a beautiful care home near Plymouth, specialising in dementia Care, registered to accommodate 40 people. We are looking for more kind and caring people to join our team.

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