Bank Cook

Posted 11 months ago

Job Description

You will support the catering service for the hospice, including cooking for patients on our in-patient unit and those close to them, our Living Well Centre attendees, staff meals as well as internal events and fundraising functions. You will assist the Lead Cook in providing high quality, nutritious and delicious fresh food to our patients, visitors, volunteers and staff.

As a key member of the extended team looking after our patients’ needs, you will need to have excellent communications skills, a cheerful disposition, and the ability to engage positively with all service users. A ‘go the extra mile’ mindset and the flexibility to adapt to individual patient needs at short notice are essential components of success in this role.

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Who are we looking for?

Our ideal candidate will be an innovative, creative and progressive professional with relevant experience in either Healthcare, Nursing or Hospice/Charity environments. Having food hygiene certification would be advantageous, but training can be provided for this if required. The ideal person will possess excellent communication skills, a willingness to learn and the ability to live our values.

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Note to candidates

Please note that offers of employment are subject to satisfactory results from pre-employment checks (right to work, references, Occupational Health, and DBS).

If you have any questions about this vacancy please contact the recruiting manager Nicky Brown, Lead Cook,

We will shortlist and interview candidates as applications are received.

If you need any reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process, please contact us on

Our people are our strength. We value diversity and inclusion so encourage applications from everyone, regardless of race, national origin, sex, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, religion, disability or age.

Job Features

Job CategorySupport Function
DepartmentFacilities & Catering
LocationNorth Chailey
SalaryBand 3 starting on £11.74ph (£22,969 to £23,119 FTE)
Working hoursBank
Contract typeBank
Closing dateAs soon as we have received the optimum number of applications

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