This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced cook who has a passion for cooking homely meals and enjoys working as part of a lively team in a care home. We are looking for a Cook/kitchen assistant

About the Role:

An experienced cook is required to work 12 hours/week and 18 hours/week as a kitchen assistant in our residential home preparing/ cooking meals and baking for approximately 45 people. The ideal candidate will be able to build and maintain good relationships with our staff and residents.


  • Cooking meals as per designed menu and bake cakes
  • Being able to support staff in the care home in the achievement of the highest possible standards and maintaining residents’ nutritional needs.
  • Complying with all Health and Safety policies and procedures.
  • Maintaining hygiene standards.
  • Managing a stock efficiently, checking quantities of received products.

Salary: £8.21 for Kitchen assistant (cook is negotiable upon training and experience)

You will have previous cooking experience in a professional kitchen. You will have a high level of Food Hygiene and Health & Safety knowledge. You will have a passion for food and for customer satisfaction. Experience in care setting will be a bonus.

What we offer:

Shift pattern is as follows:

1 Cook and 1 Kitchen assistant 8am-2pm

And 1 Kitchen assistant from 3pm-6pm

8am-2pm as a cook.

8-2 and 3-6 as kitchen assistant.

Salary: £8.21 for Kitchen assistant (cook is negotiable upon training and experience)

Monthly pay

Paid Annual Leave pro-rata

Pension contribution

How to apply

Contact Vinay at Brooklands on 01702 525 375 or 07840 140 297

Employment is subject to two satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS. Applicants should be 18 years or over

Level 2 Food safety qualification essential.


Brooklands Nursing Home
25 Lambeth Road

Leigh on Sea




Tel: 01702525375


Beautiful 45 beds purpose build home

24 hours trained nurse on duty

Fresh home cooked food

Elegant rooms with en-suite facilities

Pretty gardens

Full range of activities & outings

Permanent & short stay


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