George Mason Lodge, Leytonstone, - Care home for older people with physical and sensory disabilities, cognitive impairment and people living with dementia.
Alliston House, Walthamstow - Care home for older people and people with physical and sensory disabilities, cognitive impairment and people living with dementia.
All services are inspected by the Care Quality Commission and aspire to be Outstanding.
Do you want to work as part of a team in a residential care home for older residents with a range of complex needs including dementia? Our residential care homes need an experienced cooks to meet our residents’ nutritional needs.
Staff are required to work 36hours a week between the hours of 8.30am to 5.00pm and this includes weekends and bank holiday working as required.
You will be required to prepare and cook meals for our residents on daily basis. Choice of meals are offered, including cultural and dietary meals. You will be responsible for ordering food supplies, taking stock and ensuring their rotation. You will have overall responsibility for ensuring safe running of the kitchen and meeting all Statutory organisational requirements (CQC & Environmental Health).
- experience of working in a residential kitchen setting is desirable, but not essential
- need to hold relevant cooking qualifications
- ability to maintain accurate records
- understanding of the dietary needs for older people
- knowledge of health & safety and cooking processes
- attend training courses relevant to your role
Regardless of your position in the team you will be able to rise to the challenges of self-motivation, teamwork, and commitment to the people of Waltham Forest whom we serve.
Commitment to supervision, training, development opportunities and team support are central to our philosophy of enhancing the performance of all our staff.
Of course, there are challenges but there are also many ways in which you could make a positive difference to the way we deliver our services.
London Borough of Waltham Forest is a great place to live and work, full of history but with a focus clearly on the future. It is a Borough with fantastic diversity; it is traditional but modern and full of aspiration and was London’s First Borough of Culture.
Candidates who are shortlisted for interviews, will be required to carry out practical cooking tasks in addition to the main interview.