Community Cook

Location: Newnham

Salary: £8.50

Application Deadline: 19/08/2019

About the role

This is a wonderful opportunity to make a positive difference to people’s lives.

Working as part of the community you will be required to lead a group of people we support (who participate on a voluntary basis), enabling opportunities for people to be involved in the preparation of a healthy and varied meal for the community and staff members.

As a community lunch cook, you will support people with differing needs with preparing meals for a common lunch. This will include planning a menu, purchasing ingredients, preparing, cooking and serving the meals.

About us

Camphill Village Trust is an award-winning national charity supporting people with learning and other disabilities. We provide housing, care, support and day opportunities to people with learning and other difficulties. We support people to be safe, healthy, happy and to be active citizens living a life of opportunity.  We provide housing, care, support and day opportunities.

Our Grange Village and Oaklands Park Communities are based in a beautiful semi-rural location in Newnham, Gloucestershire] where approx. 100 people are being supported across the 2 communities.

What we provide

We provide a full induction and free training.

Our hourly rate of pay is £8.50 per hour.

We offer great benefits, which include 33 days holiday, increasing to 35 days after 2 years service (pro-rata for part-time) an opportunity to ‘cash in’ 1 week’s leave a year, and an employee assistance scheme that is also available to your immediate family. Free on-site parking is available.

What we need from you

This role would suit someone with cooking experience or a support worker who enjoys cooking.  What is important to us is that you share our values, have a positive attitude and a willingness to learn.  You will be good at both listening to and talking with people.  You will have a positive and patient approach to supporting people with daily activities and enjoy helping people learn and explore new things.  You have a flexible approach and like work both as part a team as well as on your own.

Part-time 10 hours per week

Next Steps

If this job sounds like the right one for you, click Apply and complete the short online application form. We are an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community.

We’ll respond to your application within three working days. We will not wait until the closing date to arrange interviews so if we have filled the vacancies before the advertised closing date we will close this advert early.

Successful applicants for this role will require an Enhanced DBS check. We committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults. We will undertake checks of successful candidates before starting work, which will include an Enhanced DBS check.  For more details please see our webpage on the recruitment process.

Applicants will need to be available to come in and complete training outside of working hours, which will be paid.

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Community Cook