Job Description

We are currently recruiting for a Cook to join our dedicated, passionate team in Cheriton Care Centre, Dorchester.

New £500 welcome bonus available!

  • Up to £10 per hour
  • Paid induction training
  • Alternate weekends
  • Free DBS
  • Refer a friend scheme up to £1000
  • Outstanding career development
  • Fully funded training and career development (up to level 5)
  • Blue Light Care discount package
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Company pension scheme
  • Staff appreciation incentives
  • Part time contract available

About The Role

Cheriton Care Home has 70 beds, and is located in the heart of Dorchester, close to Brewery Square and all the town’s amenities. We’re within easy reach of the A35 and both train stations. We are also right on the bus route to and from Weymouth.

As a Cook you will manage the preparation and the delivery of all meals within the Home, ensuring that any special dietary requirements are catered for.

Meals will be presented and prepared to an excellent standard and quality. You will create and maintain cooking and cleaning regimes for all areas of the kitchen in line with the Health and Safety and Company guidelines to ensure safe working practice within the home.

About You

  • Previous catering experience - preferably in a care home setting - desirable
  • Excellent cooking skills with understanding of dietary requirements including intolerances and allergies
  • Outstanding attention to detail.

About Agincare

We’re a family run business caring for people since 1986, this year we’re celebrating 35 years! With over 3,500 team members, we’re one of the UK’s largest care providers and are continuing to grow. With over 50 locations across our care homes, home care branches and live-in offices – there really is something for everyone.

We’ve been voted as the top care company to work for by Indeed, and our team agree – we’re proud that we average at 4/5* on employee reviews.

Equal opportunities are important to us at Agincare and we welcome applications from all.

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