Cook – Skelmersdale, Lancashire


PrimeLife Care Homes

Skelmersdale, Lancashire


Make a difference every day and give back to your community!

This role will be based at Birch Green, in Skelmersdale. The home has been specially designed to cater to every need of 74 residents, living with a range of physical, age related and mental health conditions that require dignified support from our caring team. It is essential that candidates for this role are therefore patient, understanding and respectful of our resident’s individual abilities.

Benefits of becoming our Cook – 17 hours per week:

This role offers great work life balance, with regular set shift patterns across a 7-day working week. In return for your commitment to our residents, we can offer range of excellent benefits including.

– Hourly rate of pay from £9.69 up to £9.91 per hour, dependant on qualifications.

– Opportunities to learn and progress with the support of our dedicated Quality Matters team

– Fully funded DBS

– Comprehensive Holiday Pay scheme that rewards you for your commitment to care

– Free refreshments and snacks whilst on shift

– Fantastic Refer a Friend scheme, offering up to £250 per successful candidate!

Responsibilities of our Cook include:

– Preparing meals, snacks, and beverages in line with our residents’ dietary requirements

– Undertaking quality checks on food prepared and food being stored

– Planning menus in line with the preferences and requirements of our residents

– Assisting with food service to allow our residents a dignified dining experience

– Maintaining stock records in line with company policy and food safety regulations

– Ordering stock and maintaining accurate records

– Maintaining a hygienic and tidy kitchen and supporting with deep cleaning tasks

What we’re looking for in our Cook:

To be successful within this role, you will have a genuine caring nature and a desire to make a real difference for our residents. You will be an experienced Cook, ideally holding a Food Hygiene and/or Catering qualification, though this is not essential as Prime Life can support you with the training necessary for this role.

If you feel have the skills and experience to become our Cook please click ‘apply’ today, and we’ll ensure to be in touch!



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