We have a fabulous opportunity for a new cook to join our friendly 23-bed care home in Sutton in Ashfield. Please find the job details below, send your CV to to begin the application process.

3 days per week including alternate weekends, £9.89 per hour

Ideally with Food Hygiene Level 2.

For more information please email

  1. Scope and purpose
    To work as a member of the kitchen team promoting a caring and enabling relationship with service users and providing a safe stimulating and healthy environment to live in.
  2. Line management
    Responsible in the first instance to the Care Manager.
  3. Key Responsibilities
  • Prepare, cook and present food efficiently, meeting our standards.
  • Always working in ways that promote the resident’s rights, privacy, dignity, choices, and independence.
  • To maintain a clean, safe environment for the preparation and consumption of food.
  • Provide practical support and emotional encouragement to enable residents to participate in the planning, preparation, and making of their meals at Enablement Care.
  • Ensure the residents get a varied and healthy diet and food choices always maintaining their own personal choices, likes and dislikes.
  • To participate in the creation of menus taking into account seasons, choices, and stock
  • To communicate relevant resident information to colleagues.
  • To understand the issues of resident information confidentiality.
  • To be capable and confident in filling in paperwork both in relation to residents and the environment
  • To be able to monitor and record calorie consumption.
  • To work in accordance with the Enablement Care Policies and Procedures.
  • To attend and participate in work-related statutory training, to update skills and care practice and self-development through further study, courses, and supervision. Maintaining personal knowledge by completing in­house training and workbooks.
  • Work safely around kitchen equipment and report any maintenance issues to the manager.
  • To be active and enabling during staff and resident meetings. Suggesting ideas to improve the service offered by Enablement Care and developing them.
  • To promote communication with other members of staff, residents, and others in enhancing the reputation of Enablement Care.
  • To take responsibility/follow instructions for implementing emergency procedures and to promote safety compliance.
  • To protect all residents from physical and psychological abuse.
  • Always working in ways that promote the resident’s rights, privacy, dignity, choices, and independence.
  • All staff are responsible for protecting themselves and others against an infection risk.
  • All staff regardless of whether clinical or not are expected to comply with current infection control policies and procedures and to report any problems with regard to this to the manager.
  • All staff undertaking patient care activities should attend infection control training and updates as required by this organization.