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Assistant Cook Part Time

Your experience as a competent 2nd Chef/Cook within the kitchen team, used to covering for the role of the Cook Manager in the absence of the main Cook, will allow you to really step up to support the running of the catering operation within the Home.

This will include preparing high quality home cooked, fresh, nutritional meals and catering for any day to day dietary and cultural needs.

As the largest healthcare provider in Northern Ireland it is important to us that we maintain the highest levels of service and the enjoyable experiences we are known for.

Important Information
Location: Greerville Manor Care Home, Greerville Manor Care Home, 192 Newtownbreda Road, Belfast, Northern Ireland, County Down, BT8 6QB
Date Posted: 22nd March 2023
Closing Date: 20th April 2023
Industry: Healthcare
Job Type: Part time
Salary: £11.32p/h

About the role

In the absence of the Cook Manager you will:

Lead, motivate and direct a team of kitchen colleagues to deliver a first class catering service to the residents within the Home.

Prepare menus in consultation with the Cook Manager, Home Manager, residents, families, catering committees. Understanding individuals nutritional needs and choices. Ensuring the quantity and quality of all food served is to the required nutritional standards.

Prepare any beverages and snacks throughout the day, around the needs and choices of residents.

In the absence of the Cook Manager, planning and delivering, set menus.

When required to by the Cook Manager, take responsibility for stock taking, stock rotation and storage of stock, including checking and receiving deliveries.

Monitor and replenish kitchen and food stocks, in conjunction with the Home Manager. Maintain records of the same, in line with Company procedures.

Responsible for the presentation of the dining areas.

Assist in supervising all other kitchen staff

Ensuring that high standards of hygiene, cleanliness and food preparation are maintained at all times to meet environmental food safety standards.

To succeed you will be

  • An experience and capable Cook

  • Able to work under own initiative and in a fast paced environment

  • Polite and courteous, energetic and outgoing

  • A team player who engages well with others

  • Willing to positively contribute towards enhancing the quality and service levels for all service users

  • Able to be adaptive and flexible to cover a range of responsibilities at short notice

We provide you with excellent learning, development and support opportunities, to equip you with the knowledge and skills to make a real difference in the role.

  • Competitive salary

  • Generous holiday entitlement

  • Access to excellent training

  • Career development opportunities

  • Free onsite parking

  • Free uniform

  • NEST work place pension contributions

  • Long service awards

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What you will need

Required criteria

  • 1 years experience working in a kitchen environment

Desired criteria

  • Knowledge of HACCP

Professional skills you’ll need for this job opportunity

Chefing Skills

Chefing Skills

HACCP/Food Safety Management Skills

HACCP/Food Safety Management Skills

Beaumont Care Homes

Philosophy of Care - At Beaumont, we aim to provide a safe, clean, relaxed and homely environment in which care, wellbeing and comfort are of prime importance.

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Beaumont Care Homes have residential and nursing homes across Northern Ireland; in Belfast, Bangor, Ballymena, Comber, Donaghadee, Dunmurray, Jordanstown, Hillsborough, Holywood, Lisburn, and Newtownabbey – So there’s always a Beaumont Care Home nearby. We aim to provide a safe, clean, relaxed and homely environment for all our residents, where care, well-being and comfort are of prime importance and where our staff feel is the best place to work in the care sector. The atmosphere in all our homes is welcoming and inviting whilst our healthcare staff are professional and ready to care, delivering a home-from-home feeling that helps the transition from home or hospital easier and less stressful. Beaumont Care Home’s staff undergo regular training to guarantee they provide the best one-to-one and person-centred care possible. All our staff are encouraged to develop their skills and continue on a career pathway. As a company, we believe in healthy, homemade food, and our trained chefs prepare tasty, exciting, and appealing meals to various tastes, regardless of appetite or culture.

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Beaumont Care Homes offer varied activities, from trips out and summer fetes to indoor activities including arts and crafts, pamper sessions and visiting entertainment. As well as visiting dog therapists and other animals, intergenerational activities are encouraged involving local nurseries and schools. Our team of healthcare professionals and the safe, comfortable accommodation at Beaumont Care Homes Support people living with dementia, whilst also providing nursing care along with other specialist care services. We can also offer respite care in our homes. We want people to join Beaumont Care who wish to work with older and vulnerable people. Ideally, we are looking for someone who is caring and has a can-do attitude. Is that person you? Our senior managers have often begun their working life as carers, which we recognise are essential to our service, and then climbed the career ladder to become Home and Regional Managers.

Our benefits

We provide professional training, personal development and promotion paths to support and progress you. Working at our residents’ home will be stimulating and rewarding, as we maintain high care standards.

Vacation, Paid time off

Retirement plan and/or pension

Flexible schedule

Employee development programs

Free parking

Open office

Competitive salary

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Social Opportunities

Employee Recognition Scheme

Assistant Cook Part Time

Philosophy of Care - At Beaumont, we aim to provide a safe, clean, relaxed and homely environment in which care, wellbeing and comfort are of prime importance.