Taunton, Somerset
Salary: £8.22 /hour


  • To provide general support to the Head Cook/Assistant Cook in the preparation and provision of meals and refreshments
  • To help maintain the kitchen and food areas to a high standard of hygiene condition.


  • To assist the senior kitchen staff in preparing food, beverages and light refreshments
  • To operate the kitchen equipment in a safe and approved manner
  • To maintain high standard of cleanliness in the kitchen, including floors, walls, surfaces, refrigerators, freezers, cupboards, cooker, store, and microwave oven.
  • Responsibility for high cleanliness of crockery and cutlery
  • To attend training courses relative to the post and to work in a care environment
  • To conform to the Health and Safety measures directed by the Home / Head Cook
  • To carry out other kitchen domestic work as directed by the Head Cook.
  • To report any faults or defects to the building, its contents or equipmene
  • Experience
  • Assistance in the preparation of meals to multiple service users
  • Have worked with older people including people from different cultures
  • Aptitude and skills
  • Be able to work in a safe manner
  • Personal attributes
  • Has the ability to form good working relationships with others
  • Possess good personal hygiene standards
  • Circumstance
  • Willing to participate in courses both internally and locally for self development
  • Be available for flexible working hours inc. Bank Holidays, and extra hours when necessary
  • Standards
  • Demonstrates a high standard of commitment to Hygiene control measures
  • Understands and commits to the principle of an Equal Opportunity Policy in a working environment.

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