Assistant Cook

Assistant Cook

Website Byker Hall Care Centre

Byker Hall Care Centre is a residential and nursing care home in Byker, Newcastle. Part of family run company Enhanced Care Group offers high quality residential, nursing and dementia care across the north-east.

We are seeking to recruit an experienced Assistant Cook to support our Head Chef within our Kitchen department. Our main priority for this job role is to find people with the right values, behaviours and attitudes that match our own – could this be you?

What we need from you?

Above all we want someone to have Passion, show Respect, provide Trust, ooze Pride and settle into our care Family with ease.

At Byker Hall we take pride in the nutritious meals served within our Home. We recognise that food plays an important role within our resident’s day and the importance of the nutritional value as well as tasting delicious.

You will have an awareness of the responsibilities required to the Environmental Health Acts and take pride in the quality of food you will serve.

Working alongside the Head Chef you will support a team of Kitchen Assistants and your excellent communication skills will ensure that the Kitchen works together to a high standard.

You will have a Basic Food Hygiene Certificate and will be happy with following instructions within a busy kitchen environment.

  • Prepare and cook all meals at the scheduled times throughout the day
  • Fresh baked goods will be baked daily such as cookies, biscuits, cupcakes etc for our residents to enjoy.
  • Ordering the required stock and managing stock rotation
  • Understand the importance of accommodating any allergies or specific dietary requirements
  • Record all required documentation to the deadline it is required.
  • Adhere to cleaning schedule ensuring all kitchen equipment, fridges and freezers are clean.
  • Follow the policies and procedures of the Home.
What is in it for you?
  • Training Support
  • Development Opportunities
  • Uniform is provided
  • DBS paid for.
  • Double time paid on Bank Holidays
  • 5.6 weeks annual leave
  • Company Events
  • Refer a Friend Scheme; earn £200 per successful candidate*
  • On-site parking
  • Free snacks and refreshments whilst on shift
  • NEST pension plan
  • Rewards for 5,10,15,20 and 25 years
COVID-19 Considerations
  • Employees are required to have both doses of the COVID-19 vaccination
  • Staff testing when required
  • PPE is in stock and is to be worn by staff as per Government Guidelines
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