Staplehurst Manor Care Home, Frittenden road, Staplehurst, TN12 0DG
It’s the small things that can often make the biggest difference. At Bupa Care Homes, we know it’s our privilege to care for people – supporting them to live with dignity and independence. Right now, we’re looking for a caring and organised individual to join us as a Cook at Staplehurst Manor care home in Staplehurst to help us be the positive difference to our resident’s lives.
Working hours and salary
This is a fixed term contract for Maternity Cover (1 year)
Upto £10.48 DOE
8am – 6pm (Some Sundays until 3pm)
What your typical day involves
Preparing and cooking breakfast, lunch & supper in accordance with nutritionally balanced principle menus
Managing the kitchen team in serving drinks and food and assisting in the kitchen.
Managing all mandatory paperwork including: adhering to COSHH and HACCP guidelines, company policies and procedures, budgets, managing orders and deliveries
Catering for special events or seasonal activities, such as summer fetes, Christmas parties and birthdays (as required)
Who we’re looking for
A passion for cooking with previous experience working in a fresh food kitchen and relevant hygiene certificates. You want to create and deliver an excellent dining experience at each meal and make our residents feel at home. Open to new ideas, you’ll have an innovative approach to cooking whilst always adhering to high standards. You’ll enjoy communicating with others and you’ll cherish the little moments with our residents, sharing your love of food with them.
What’s in it for you?
Comprehensive induction, on-going training and development, access to internal apprenticeship schemes
Your DBS Check (£40) paid for
Access to Wagestream – an app-based service that offers you the choice to be in control of when you access your earnings*
NEST workplace pension, life assurance & bereavement support
28 days annual leave (inclusive of statutory bank holidays)
Hot meal provided on a 12-hour shift
Refer a friend bonus scheme
Health & wellbeing tools; including Be Me App, Healthy Minds, Gym Pass & discounted health assessments
Shopping Discounts (via Xexec)
Cash plan (after 18 months’ service) giving you the ability to claim on more everyday items such as dental, optical and private prescriptions
Free flu vaccine
*Only available to permanent employees where HealthRoster is used.
About our home
Set in Kent, near Frittenden, off Cranbrook Road, Staplehurst Manor is only accessible by car and provides residential and nursing care, including for those living with Parkinson’s. The home has a real family feel, where the team are passionate about providing person centred care, championing dignity and independence – organising a wide variety of activities meaning there’s no typical day here. As part of the team, you’re supported from day one to learn, develop and encouraged to progress.
Who we are
As a leading healthcare group, we run care homes, retirement villages, health centres, dental centres and hospitals all over the world. As well as providing insurance to over 16 million people. We’re a big company but no matter what business area you’re in, our purpose is simple – helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives.
And we have belief in you to help us achieve it.
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Bupa is committed to ensuring that every applicant is assessed for employment, promotion and development solely based on personal merit and qualifications, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age.
Job Reference: STA00G9_1630666216
Salary: Up to £10.48 per hour
Salary From: £10.48
Salary To: £10.48
Job Industries: Medical and Nursing
Job Locations: Tonbridge, Kent
Job Types: Permanent