Cook in Charge - Attleborough

Employing Division
Norse Catering Division
Attleborough, Norfolk
NR17 2AW
Hourly rate
Closing date

Cook in Charge

Attleborough, Norfolk

£8.79 per hour

Norse Group work in partnership with a number of care homes across Norfolk and Suffolk, providing a catering service throughout the day to residents. Our service is built around delivering healthy and quality meals, utilising fresh and local produce.

We are looking for you to join us as a Cook in Charge at St Edmunds Care Home in Attleborough, Norfolk (NR17). This role will give you the responsibility of ensuring the service provided is of the highest quality, and you will manage all aspects including:

  • Working with the Client and Area Manager to create healthy and stimulating menus
  • Preparation and cooking of meals on a daily basis
  • Organising the kitchen team 
  • On site training and support for junior members of your team
  • Compliance with all relevant health & safety guidelines 

The Role:

This is a permanent position with varied hours as below, based on a 2 week rota:

Week 1

  • Monday & Thursday, 07:30 AM - 14:30 PM
  • Tuesday & Wednesday, 07:30 AM - 14:30 PM & 15:00 PM - 18:00 PM 

Week 2

  • Wednesday, Saturday & Sunday, 07:30 AM - 14:30 PM & 15:00 PM - 18:00 PM 
  • Thursday & Friday, 07:30 AM - 14:30 PM

Whilst we would ideally look for someone to take all of the hours noted, we are flexible to job share opportunities if you have the right experience and availability, so please let us know what you can do

Your Experience:

You will need to be able to demonstrate experience working in a catering environment, with kitchen management knowledge. We want you to show us your passion for customer service and healthy food, and bring that to this position. This will be demonstrated by:

  • Experience in meal and menu planning 
  • Ability to manage an on-site catering team 
  • Knowledge of relevant health & safety guidelines, with any formal training an advantage
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills

An enhanced DBS check will be carried out on the successful applicant. Please click here for details of our DBS policy relating to the recruitment of ex-offenders.

We are committed to employment practices and behaviours which encourage diversity, promote equality of treatment and eliminate unlawful and or unfair discrimination.

Please read the attached job description and person specification to ensure you meet the criteria for the role before applying.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy once we have received sufficient applications. If you have not been contacted within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has not been successful and will not be progressed to the next stage.

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