Assistant Chef - Cochrane Care Home, Johnstone, PA5 8NH

Would you like to be part of an organisation that cares for our residents and our employees. Join Anavo. Cochrane Care Home offers nursing, dementia, palliative and respite care. Cochrane is a 65 bedded Care Home that is split into 4 units. You will work as part of an experienced team who support our residents to maintain their dignity, independence and individuality.

The role

As an Assistant Chef, you will:

  • Prepare, cook and serve hot and cold meals, as and when required, provide for special dietary requirements and take into account the preferences and cultures of residents.
  • Liaise with the Head Chef to plan menus.
  • Maintain accurate records of food supplies and freezer/fridge temperatures.
  • Ensure stock rotation.
  • Order stock and check deliveries against all delivery notes and in line with the Food Safety System in place.
  • Supervise and instruct Kitchen colleagues in the use of all equipment and hygiene procedures.
  • Ensure statutory Health & Safety standards are followed in the kitchen and dining areas.

You will also be required to:

  • Maintain professional knowledge and competence
  • Complete mandatory training days and online courses

Essential candidate criteria:

  • City & Guilds 706-1&2, or equivalent (achieved or working towards)
  • Basic Food/Hygiene Certificate

Why choose to work for us? We offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Free DBS check
  • Free uniform
  • Reward and Recognition Programme
  • Refer a Friend Scheme
  • Free library of online courses for continuous professional development

Anavo Group is committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of our residents and will take up relevant DBS checks as part of the recruitment process.

**This advert will close as soon as we have received a sufficient level of applications, please do not delay in applying **

Quick glance

  • Location: Quarrelton Road, Johnstone, Renfrewshire, PA5 8NH
  • Type: Day Shift (7.30am – 4.30pm), Permanent
  • Salary: £9.58, 24 hours per week


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