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£9 - £9.50 / hour

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Chef / Cook

Permanent - 32 hours per week (4 days)

Up to £9.50 per hour


We are currently looking for an experienced Chef / Cook to work in the kitchens in a healthcare setting in Manchester.

About the role:

The role will entail working across 2 or 3 sites as required within the Manchester area, therefore having access to your own transport would be beneficial to the role.

The successful Chef / Cook candidate will work two days at an Independent Hospital for rehabilitation and mental illness located in Didsbury. The remaining two days be spent working at either a site in Moston in south of the city centre where you will be providing cover and support to the kitchen teams.

About you:

We are seeking an experienced cook to prepare balanced and nutritious meals, taking into account create a varied and nutritional menu to satisfy various dietary and cultural needs and food preferences. You will regularly seek feedback from service users and staff, and attend regular training, in order to ensure high standards and continually improve the level of service offered.

As Chef / Cook you will have an excellent knowledge of food hygiene and food preparation, including a relevant qualification, and be able to demonstrate a positive attitude and a desire to deliver the best possible service to the service users in care.

The successful Chef / Cook candidate will have good experience within the food industry. Also, experience in a care environment would be desirable but this is not essential. The ideal candidate will:

  • Hold a minimum qualification NVQ Level 2, basic or Intermediate Food Hygiene certificate
  • Have a caring attitude
  • Demonstrate good communication skills
  • Have the ability to prioritise tasks and use their own initiative
  • Present a professional image at all times
  • Understand and strictly adhere to confidentiality at all times
  • Be able to ensure continued compliance with Food Safety Management Systems in line with Food Standards Agency, including the maintenance of high quality kitchen documentation
  • Be able to ensure a continued high standard of day-to-day cooking and cleanliness within the kitchen to meet environmental health standards

You will work core hours within a rota system which includes weekends and public holidays.

In return you'll receive:

  • Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training
  • A competitive salary
  • Paid breaks
  • Enhanced over-time rate
  • Disclosure cost covered
  • Free meal
  • Pension
  • 5.6 weeks annual leave per annum (pro rata)

The service provides intervention for adults that need continuing care support and who have enduring mental health and complex needs. It is currently registered to provide care for people who may be informal or subject to certain conditions under the Mental Health Act 1983.

They provide proactive, high quality, nursing care and treatment using a person centred approach that responds to any changes in the individual's needs.

For this hospitality and catering role Madison Medical are recruiting on behalf of our client for this role. Established in 2009, Madison Medical are a leading medical and nursing and social care recruitment agency specialising in recruiting locum and permanent Medical and Nursing and social care Professionals for work in the NHS and with private healthcare providers in the UK.

Madison Medical offer a fantastic range of referral incentives for medical and nursing and social care professionals should you wish to refer a friend for any permanent role including in hospitality and catering. Ask your recruitment consultant for more information or visit our website. You will also find other hospitality and catering roles on our website.

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