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Care Home Cook

Lamerton, Tavistock

  • Part time
  • 2022-08-31
  • £11.00 a hour
  • Travel expenses: no
  • Job term: Permanent
  • Job code: 080722-27595

We are looking to recruit a part-time Cook to join our small and friendly Care Home near Tavistock.

Job description

You will be responsible for providing nutritious and enticing meals for the residents in our care, ensuring mealtimes are an enjoyable part of the day.

Main duties:

Prepare traditional home cooked meals and to cater for those with special dietary requirements including a diabetic menu and/or individual requests.
Maintain a clean and hazard free kitchen.
Checking deliveries against all orders placed, together with stock control and complete daily documentation.
Work safely within company policies, seeking advice and guidance and guidance when necessary.

Job requirements:

– An excellent knowledge of food hygiene and food preparation.

– Previous experience in cooking and catering.

You will also be required to achieve level 2 in food hygiene.

Driving licence/own transport is essential due to location.

Shifts are 08:00- 14:00 h, 3-4 days per week, including alternate weekends.

Please call Angela (manager) on 01822 612322 for a chat and to arrange an interview.

Thank you.

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Job location

Venn House Residential Home
Lamerton
Tavistock
Devon
PL19 8RX

Job category

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

Profile

Venn Care Ltd

Type of organisation

Private

Sector

Social care

Description

A real home from home
At Venn House, we provide care and assistance for individuals of varying ages. We understand the specific challenges faced by the elderly and those living with dementia. Our friendly and qualified staff provide a range of residential care services to help meet the needs of the elderly. We have established an outstanding reputation for providing quality care and a welcoming atmosphere within the home.

Family Viewpoint:
“My father has been in Venn House long term ever since November 2017. In all that time he has been cared for with dignity, patience and really sensitive care. The staff know him, they are full of suggestions, and we are always informed of any change in his condition. The food is amazing and always offered with flexibility to his choices. When he is unwell and doesn’t want to eat, Lydia will sit for ages and feed him mouthfuls of soup or yoghurt, just to keep his intake up. When he forgets who or where he is, he is treated with real warmth and respect. When he was moved recently to a safer room for him, everyone concerned handled it carefully and sensitively, and the move was seamless. I really haven’t been able to fault his care, and would happily recommend Venn to anyone considering taking a look. I personally have never regretted choosing them as my father’s carers. Dr Victoria Evans”

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