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Closed for applications on 23/07/2021 23:59
£19312 - 19698 pro rata
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Catering / Cleaning
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Mowbray Day Centre
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Closing date:
23 Jul

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Document 1980-Cook-docx.pdf (81.83 KB)

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This job is closed for applications.

Further information

The Mowbray Day Centre is a Northumberland County Council Adult Care Service providing care and support to people with learning and physical disabilities in south east Northumberland. 

We are committed to providing a person-centred service for adults with a learning disability through the provision of daytime activities and person-centred care and support. 

The service aims to offer opportunities for service users to contribute positively to the community, access activities which offer high quality relaxation, and develop and maintain relationships. 

We work in partnership with other agencies to ensure service users get the support they need to live healthy, safe, and fulfilling life. 

The service aims to promote the principles of Valuing People and Valuing People Now, with a focus on rights, independence, choice, and inclusion for people with a learning disability and/or autism. 

An exciting opportunity has become available for a 35 hr permanent Cook working at the Mowbray Day Centre. 

As the Cook you will play a key role in the operational running of the services kitchen to provide a Lunchtime meal and refreshment to the service users and staff at the day centre. 

The role will involve you in supervising the work of a Catering Assistant and in assisting a small number of service user along with care workers in the kitchen to produce Bakery Good as part of the service trading activity Mowbray Bakes.   

You will have experience of working in a catering environment and food preparation and cooking and should have knowledge of Health and Safety legislation relating to a catering environment and demonstrate a wiliness to work as part of a team and be flexible in the nature of the duties performed to support the success of the trading activity. 

You should have some experience in a similar role and possess a Basic food hygiene certificate or nationally recognised qualification in food preparation and cooking. 

The salary for this position is £19312 - 19698 pro rata 


We have some outstanding benefits to offer you, including:

· 25 days annual leave plus public and bank holidays (rising to 30 after 5 years of service)(pro-rata for part-time employees) · Automatic enrolment into the Local Government Pension Scheme

· Flexi scheme applicable to majority of roles

· Family leave provisions above and beyond the statutory minimum

· Local government discount schemes available to all employees with offers at local businesses along with various national brands

· A commitment to work-life balance offering flexibility through various schemes including job sharing, home working, flexible working, part-year working, and compressed hours

· A relocation scheme is offered to those moving from outside the area (for further details please contact a member of the HR team)

· Car Leasing Scheme

Please visit: https://www.northumberland.gov.uk/About/Working-for-Northumberland-County-Council.aspx for more information regarding our benefits.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact the manager of the service Peter Douglas by email: peter.douglas@northumberland.gov.uk or by telephone 01670 536230 

Northumberland County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sectors of the community. We recognise the difficulties that transgender applicants in particular may face during a recruitment process; any concerns regarding the process can be discussed with Jag Stockham (Trans HR Support Officer) on 01670 623 130 or jag.stockham@northumberland.gov.uk . We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. All applications to work on a part-time will be considered in line with the requirements of the post and the needs of the service. 

If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to attend interview, please email hrrecruitment@northumberland.gov.uk. 

The closing date is 23 July 2021 at midnight

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