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Newhouse Kilmarnock, 57 Galston Road, Hurlford, Kilmarnock, Scotland, KA1 5JB

Priory Group Division

Adult Care


£10.90 per hour


Hours tbc

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time

Job Advert - Division Information

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Job Advert Role Description

As part of the Support Services team, our Chefs provide a high quality service to our service users through the creation, presentation and delivery of meals. Working with a team of Catering Assistants, the successful candidate will assist with the provision of the catering service with particular emphasis on the planning, preparation and cooking of meals.

We are looking for a full time cook to join our dynamic team, we always put the needs of our residents first so the successful person will need to be able to adapt to change and meet the needs of all our residents dietary requirements . A background in special dietary needs would be desirable but being willing to learn is required. The cook/chef will be an integral part of the team and will be required to work within the legislation in place to ensure safe handling of food. The successful candidate will  work to a high standard of hygiene and be able to meet all infection prevention controls within the service. You will work closely with our residents to ensure their views are taken in to account when menus are prepared so good communication skills are required. In turn you will have the opportunity to work in a pleasant and welcoming environment  and have the opportunity to develop you role within the service. 

What we’d like from you:

  • Basic qualification in food hygiene
  • Level 2 diploma in food hygiene or qualified by previous experience in catering
  • Commitment to delivering a high quality service
  • Excellent organisational capability
  • Effective communication skills
  • Enthusiasm and energy
  • Flexibility and strong “can do” attitude

What we’d like to give you:

  • A competitive salary
  • Enhanced disclosure cost coverage
  • Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training
  • 28 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays
  • Online benefits and cash back rewards
  • Cycle to work scheme

Division DBS info


All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland, and the cost of this will be covered by Priory. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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