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Part Time Cook - Smithfield

Job Reference: J192-A-21-12557

Employer:
Turning Point
Location:
Manchester
Salary:
£19,048 (Pro-Rata)

Job Introduction

Part Time: 26.5 Hours Per Week / 3/4 Days Per Week (Covering 7-Day Weekly Rota)

At Turning Point, we support people across the UK with substance misuse problems. As a Cook, you’ll provide catering services to help each and every one of our service users. Passionate about people, you’ll enjoy the scope and support to enhance your own life too, as you make this role your own as part of a hard-working and friendly team.

Role Responsibility

To proactively deliver a high quality/person centred catering services that meets the needs of the service users by:-

  • Promoting peoples’ rights and responsibilities
  • Working as an effective member of the team
  • Providing advice and information to Service Users and others where appropriate
  • Preparing and delivering well balanced menus to quality standards taking account of any dietary needs
  • Ensuring record keeping is maintained to the required standard at all times and contributing to service monitoring requirements
  • Ensuring full risk assessments and risk management is delivered effectively
  • Ensuring that work is undertaken in line with Health & Safety requirements and hygiene is maintained at all times

The Ideal Candidate

Essential Requirements:

  • City & Guilds/706/1&2 or equivalent NVQ
  • Excellent Food Hygiene
  • Ability to monitor food budget
  • Able to plan menus
  • Stock Control

Running services on a not-for-profit basis, we invest every penny back into our care – and our people. So, if you’re ambitious and focused on helping people with substance misuse issues, progress a Cook role with real value.

What Benefits Will I Receive?

We know reward looks different to each person and so whether its ways to make your money go further, a culture supporting recognition and celebration, or opportunities to boost your career – we want to support you in every way we can with our total reward package that includes:

  • Comprehensive learning and development opportunities so we can invest in your future – we’re proud to have a silver accreditation from Investors in People. Choose from our range of courses to gain recognised qualifications
  • 28 days’ paid holiday a year, increasing with each year of service up to 30 days. Plus the option to buy or sell additional holidays and spread the cost
  • An exclusive discounts hub for TP colleagues, to help make your money go further – including high street shopping, pubs and restaurants, mobile phones, gym memberships, and much more. You’ll also have access to the Blue Light Card, for even more discounts and savings!
  • Flexible working solutions to support your work-life balance
  • Life Assurance of up to 3x annual salary and a competitive Pension Scheme to support your savings and security
  • Access to our Rightsteps Therapy service – free, confidential telephone based counselling sessions, access to an online wellbeing platform, and a Financial Education hub to support your total wellbeing
  • A 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme including a Digital GP, legal advice and more – all free to you and your immediate family
  • Recognition awards to recognise colleagues’ inspirational work and dedication, as well as Long Service bonuses to celebrate your commitment to us
  • Flexible benefit options including a Cycle to Work scheme and interest-free Season Ticket Loans
  • A £200 bonus if you successfully refer a friend as a new colleague through our Refer a Friend scheme, as a thanks from us!

As part of the fight against COVID-19 here are some of the measures we have in place to keep our team members and the people we support safe:

  • Enhanced Infection/Prevention Control Measures, including the use of PPE, social distancing and regular testing
  • Following all government guidance applicable to our services as a minimum and ensuring our teams are trained effectively
  • Strongly encouraging colleagues to receive a vaccination to keep themselves and those around them safe, enabling access through time off & covering transport costs
  • Regular updates, FAQs, myth busting from Turning Point’s clinical team as well as wellbeing seminars which provide support on a variety of topics

We reserve the right to close this advert early if we are able to appoint to the vacancy before the advertised closed date.





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