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  • Casual
  • 2024-07-22
  • £13.45 - £13.95 a hour
  • Travel expenses: yes
  • Job term: Casual
  • Job code: 100624-49750

Cook, Coppelia House – Bank hours available

Can you Cook?

We have the recipes, the ingredients and equipment; all we need is a little creativity and someone who wants to help us make meal times the most important time of the day for those living in our home.

We offer a choice of great meals to the people we support, we want every meal to be an experience our residents are excited about and look forward to.

Working with the support of our Catering Manager as well as a great team of kitchen porters, carers and management, you will support with meal planning, menu development, ordering stock, planning theme days, and running service.

You will also:

  • 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.
  • Ensure we cater for those with special dietary needs and offer choice so that individual needs are met.
  • Organise the smooth running of the kitchen by working with and delegating appropriate tasks to the catering team.
  • 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.
  • Maintain appropriate records to comply with HACCP, Company standards and legislation.
  • Be responsible for stock control, ordering food and supporting with budget maintenance.
  • 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.

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
  • Access to Peninsula Care Homes Mental Health First Aider
  • Access to an external Confidential Care helpline for you and your family members
  • 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

To find out more please contact us on 01392 346442.

Please note for UK & Overseas applicants, we are not in a position to sponsor, so kindly ask that you do not apply if you require sponsorship.

Does the job role include personal care?: No

Working Patterns:

Shifts 7am-3pm, 5 days per week, including alternate weekends.

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Job location

Coppelia House
Court Street
TQ13 8LZ


Job category

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


Coppelia House, Peninsula Care Homes 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, but we also 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.

Coppelia House is a 30 bedded traditional country house situated in the wonderful market town of Moretonhampstead. We are looking for more kind and caring people to join our team.

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