Hours of work: 37 hours per week
Working pattern: Full-time
Closing date: Sunday 6 June 2021
Interview date: Tuesday 15 June 2021
We are looking for an enthusiastic person to join the team at the secure children's home in Hailsham. Hours are 37 hours a week, 10:00 – 18:00 working every other weekend, all year round including bank holidays. The salary scale is lifted to reflect a weekend working requirement. Working on a public holiday attracts enhanced hourly rates.
Preparing and serving lunch and dinner for young people and staff (approximately 12 covers), some with specific dietary requirements.
Discussing with the young people what they would like to be included in the menus.
Ordering and shopping of food, drink, some equipment and cleaning products, checking deliveries and maintaining adequate stock levels.
Minimum of food hygiene level 2 and be prepared to complete level 3
Mostly lone working, with some periods of working with another cook, sharing the responsibility for hygiene and maintenance of the kitchen.
Creating healthy nutritious home cooked meals within a budget, and creating and implementing seasonal menus.