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Posted 2 weeks ago

We are currently seeking two Cooks to work with two of our clients in the Larne and Ballymena area for a minimum of 6 months. Both clients are Private Care homes who can offer immediate starts for temporary, ongoing assignments. 

For our client in Ballymena, we can offer full time hours Monday to Friday 8am – 4pm with a pay rate of £12.00 per hour.

For our client in Larne, we can offer full time hours on a rota basis that will include working 5 days out of 7 9am – 6pm with a pay rate of £12.00 per hour Monday to Friday, £13.00 per hour on a Saturday and £14.00 per hour on a Sunday. 

What The Job Entails:

  • Preparing and cooking high quality meals
  • Assist with the cleaning and organisation of kitchen and equipment.
  • Prepare all food items as directed in a sanitary and timely manner.
  • Adhere to all food hygiene & safety standards.
  • Follow recipes and presentation specifications

What We Need From You:

  • A minimum of 6 months paid experience working as a Cook/ chef within the last 2 years 
  • Must hold, or be willing to undertake, food hygiene training 
  • Experience working as a cook in a care home setting would be advantageous

What We Will Offer You:

  • £12.00 per hour Monday to Friday, £13.00 per hour on a Saturday and £14.00 per hour on a Sunday.
  • Full time hours available
  • A minimum of -28 days paid holiday’s (pro rata) 
  • Inclusion into our company pension scheme

The Nitty Gritty:

✔ Must be over 18 years of age 

✔ Temporary On-going Minimum 6 Months 

✔ Willing to be available over seasonal Holidays 

✔ Must be able to complete 1 day training (Training held every Wednesday) 

✔ Willingness to complete enhanced AccessNI check

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