Cook / Housekeeper - Avocet House (near Loddon) is a dual-registered children's home and educational setting run by Specialist Education Services. Our home can accommodate up to 8 children, all with social, emotional and mental health complexities.
We are looking for a Cook / Housekeeper with enthusiasm for working with children to prepare lunch and dinner for approximately 15 people a day from Monday to Friday. You should have experience of working in a busy catering environment with knowledge of preparing a variety of meals whilst adhering to hygiene standards. You should also have proven skills in meal planning and budgeting along with the ability to maintain good records. An awareness of the requirements of working in a residential care setting would be advantageous.
The person we are looking for will have a warm, caring personality and should be sensitive to the needs of our young people. You should have an even temperament with strength of character and resilience, as the kitchen is usually the hub of activity in our home!
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointments are dependent on a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure.
Interviews will be held on Thursday 13 May 2021.
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