Greater Manchester - This Area Only
Permanent (Full time)
Lead with your Heart at Making Space
Making Space is an award winning and values based national charity, we always aim high and our vision is to put Wellbeing at the Heart of Health & Social Care. At Making Space our focus is upon building relationships, connecting communities and providing quality care as unique as the people we support.
We have an opportunity available for a cook to join the team at our residential care home based in Wigan, Kingshill Court. Please click here for further details about the service.
You will organise and control the efficient production of quality food ensuring individual needs and dietary requirements are met within agreed budgets. You will ensure menus are regularly reviewed with residents and maintain high standards of cleanliness and hygiene in line with legislation and organisation procedures. Previous kitchen/catering experience is essential.
Please click here to view the job description.
To join the team at Making Space you don’t need to have previous care experience or qualifications – we’re happy to work with you to help you become a skilled worker however previous busy kitchen experience is essential for this role and you must have food and hygiene skills .Our main priority for any new colleague is to find people who share similar values and attitudes to our own.
Who are we looking looking for:
Kind Hearts – generously building empathy and connection to create a sense of belonging
Tailor Making – nurturing unique relationships to make every day count
Dreaming Big – harnessing imagination we generate confidence in ourselves and others to take the first step
Having Courage – committing bravely to working in ways that take us to new places
Being Ready – responding to whatever comes our way by moving forward together
We offer a range of tailor-made rewards including:
Wagestream - Access up to 30% of your wages as you earn
Pension Schemes min 3% employer contribution
Paid sick leave
Death in Service benefit
Lifestyle discounts through Love 2 shop and Health service discounts
Holidays: 28 days inc. bank holidays subject to contract
Double time for Xmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day
Buy and sell up to 2 weeks holiday – statutory limits apply
Access to library of learning through e-learning portal
Free qualifications level 2 to 6 in Health and Social Care, Management, Admin plus others
Continuous professional development for professionally qualified colleagues
Career development opportunities – 1 in 2 senior posts filled through internal promotion
Travel schemes - cycle to work, car maintenance and 40p a mile travel expenses
Colleague engagement hub and monthly colleague awards
From 11 November 2021 the successful post holder will be legally required to have been fully vaccinated against COVID 19 or provided evidence of exemption on medical grounds.