Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Salary: £20,125
14 Feb 2024
13 Mar 2024
Contract Type
Part Time

Cook – The Lister Project

Permanent – Part time 18hrs (shift based)

The Lister Project is a warm and inviting residential home for customers who have enduring mental health issues. Customers have the independence, security and privacy of their own home, with all support needed during your recovery.

The Role:

We have an exciting opportunity for a cook to work within a caring, friendly team, with wonderful residents as we transition to become a more Recovery focused service.

The main purpose of the role:

  • To prepare, cook and serve healthy nutritious food - Lunch and Dinner for up to 25 residents.
  • To order all goods to be used in the kitchen and to operate the stock control system.
  • To work in accordance with and maintain an understanding of food hygiene and health and safety procedures.
  • To clean all areas of the kitchen and assist in domestic chores.
  • To liaise with the other cook and Registered Manager to ensure a coordinated approach is maintained.
  • To involve residents in menu choices and the preparation of food where appropriate.
  • To give advice to Key Workers regarding food and nutrition.

Who you are:

  • Have previous experience or the ability to follow and plan menus working within a set budget.
  • Experience of or ability to co-ordinate stock controls and the ordering of food.
  • Knowledge / training in food hygiene.
  • Knowledge / training in health and safety within the kitchen.
  • Experience of or understanding of providing foods for people with specific dietary needs.
  • Commitment to Equal Opportunities and Diversity.
  • Passionate about people and great customer service.
  • Able to work well independently and within a team.

For our perfect candidate we are offering the following:

Some of SYHA’s benefits:

  • Starting Salary:£20,125 per annum, pro rata,
  • Working Hours:18 hours per week on a two-week rolling rota:
  • Generous holiday entitlement – 27 days annual leave, statutory bank holidays, plus an additional 4 SYHA days pro rata
  • Pension contribution
  • Excellent Flexible working options including Flexi Time, Condensed Hours, Part Time and job share.
  • Excellent benefits including:
    • SYHA Rewards - employee discount scheme, which offers cash back and shopping discounts. Plus advice and resources on healthy eating, financial wellbeing, exercise and mastering your mental health
    • Westfield Health (employer paid)
    • Counselling
    • Discounted Gym membership
    • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Access to a wide range of programmes to train and develop you including access to the Institute of Employability Professionals.

Who we are:

At South Yorkshire Housing Association, our purpose is for our customers to settle at home, live well and realise their potential.

Feeling settled and living well means different things to the people and families that live across South Yorkshire. So, we work with people in different ways – from our extra-care housing, to providing services and opportunities that individuals can access in their home, workplace and community, to creating houses for affordable rent.

Our employees enable us to create the best services, support, and experiences for our customers. We believe that difference makes us better, and that our services are made stronger by having a diverse workforce. We encourage and welcome applications from all backgrounds.

Please note that we may remove this advert prior to the advertised date, dependent on the level of response received. Please apply at your earliest convenience.

For the purposes of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 this is an excluded job.