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£9.60 per hour (pay award pending)
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Audenshaw ,

Head Cook – Fairfield View Care Centre, Audenshaw, Manchester, 40hrs per week

CQC Rated Good.

Nominated for a 2021 CRYSTAL Award.

A desirable opportunity has arisen within our friendly, established care team at Fairfield View Care Home in Audenshaw, offering a homely and caring environment for up to 54 Residential and Dementia Residents, we pride ourselves in providing quality care, ensuring that our residents receive the care they deserve in a safe and supportive environment.

The setting, friendly atmosphere and the sheer standards of care will all strike you immediately.

At Fairfield View, we put our residents and our staff at the heart of everything we do. From your very first visit you will feel the difference…

Summary of Position:

We are in search of a Head Cook to join our friendly catering team, full time, to include some weekends, 3 days on a rota. Every other weekend off.

The successful candidate will have catering and management experience, you will be responsible for the management of the kitchen, supervision of the catering team, ordering supplies, food preparation, and delivering a quality catering service in line with health, safety, hygiene and maintaining compliance with food safety standards

Required skills:

  • Able to organise time and prioritise
  • Able to negotiate and influence
  • Have an eye for detail and quality
  • Able to work in a pressured environment and produce meals based on implemented menus
  • Flexible, innovative and able to work as part of a team and individually
  • Basic computer knowledge

You will need:

  • Level 2 Food Hygiene Certificate.
  • Catering/Cooking qualification is preferred.
  • Experience of working in a busy kitchen.
  • A genuine interest in working in a care environment.


  • Free on-site parking
  • Uniform provided
  • Learning & Development Opportunities 
  • 5.6 weeks annual leave per annum
  • Bank holiday enhancements

The successful candidate will be subjected to a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check.

Come and join our dedicated friendly team.

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