Care Home Cook / Chef

Sunshine Care Ltd

Care Home Cook / Chef

Salary Not Specified

Sunshine Care Ltd, Plymouth

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Remote working

Posted 1 week ago, 15 May | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: dd0830902cad4ceb98229e68f32a7865

Full Job Description

We are currently seeking a passionate and dedicated Cook to join our team at The Retreat Care Home. As a vital member of our staff, you will be responsible for preparing nutritious and delicious meals for our residents while adhering to dietary restrictions and preferences.

Hours: 7am - 4pm 4 days per week including alternate weekends

Responsibilities:

  • Plan, prepare, and cook meals that meet the nutritional needs and preferences of our residents.


  • Ensure that all meals are prepared and served on time according to our clients requests.


  • Maintain a clean and organized kitchen environment, adhering to food safety and sanitation guidelines.


  • Collaborate with the care team to accommodate special dietary requirements and individual preferences.


  • Monitor inventory levels and place orders for kitchen supplies as needed.


  • Assist with menu planning and development, taking into consideration seasonal ingredients and resident feedback.


  • Foster a positive dining experience for residents by providing excellent customer service and fostering a welcoming atmosphere.

    Proven experience as a Cook in a similar setting, preferably within a care home or healthcare facility.


  • Knowledge of nutrition and dietary requirements, particularly for older adults.


  • Familiarity with food safety regulations and best practices.


  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.


  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team.


  • Flexibility to accommodate changing needs and schedules.

    At the Retreat Care Home, nestled in the heart of Plymstock we pride ourselves on providing exceptional care in a warm and welcoming environment. Our mission is simple yet profound: to create a home where residents feel valued, respected, and cherished.