14 Aug 2019
11 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a good cook? Byrnhill Grove Residential Care Home in Ventnor is looking for a cook for 30 hours per week to provide a food preparation service to our residents.

We are looking for an experienced and qualified cook to work in our care home for older people at Byrnhill Grove, Ventnor, preparing high quality meals.

Who we are looking for:
• You will have experience in providing nutritionally well balanced and appetising meals and hold a Food Hygiene Certificate.
• You will be expected to consult regularly with the residents to ensure that the food being served is to their liking and cater for any special dietary requirements.
• As part of a dedicated team you will be expected to communicate effectively and sensitively with residents and colleagues.
This role is on a permanent contract basis, working 30 hours per week.

What we'll offer you
• An hourly rate of GBP9
• Generous holiday entitlement
• A great pension scheme
• The ability to buy extra leave and discount cards
• Employee referral scheme
• Cash claim-back on medical treatments
• Travel to work loan
• Discounted rates on a cycle scheme, personal medical plans, life assurance, give as you earn, critical illness and travel insurance

Why work for Southern Housing Group?
Southern Housing Group is one of the largest housing associations in the UK and has a well-established reputation as a successful business with social objectives. The Group provides a range of homes for people in housing need, including social rent, affordable rent, shared ownership and outright sales.

Along with being a housing association we provide care services and supported housing on the Isle of Wight. We help people live independently, either in their own homes or in one of our supported homes. We have a great deal of experience working with a diverse range of people with many different needs.

We aim to:
• Put our customers first and at the heart of everything we do
• Help our customers live as independently as possible and achieve their goals
• Ensure our customers are treated with dignity, compassion and respect
• Understand that each of our customers is an individual, with unique needs, preferences, and wishes

Our services meet or exceed regulatory guidelines and requirements and our experienced staff are trained to a high standard, subject to appropriate background checks.

"When I first started working at Southern Housing Group five years ago I wasn't really sure which direction in life I wanted to go; since working for the group I have been given some amazing opportunities for both personal growth and career development. I can honestly say Southern Housing Group is a great place to work I have always had full support and encouragement from my managers which has given me that extra drive to succeed further within my career path pushing me to take on new and challenging opportunities; I feel that I am the perfect example of how a company can help an individual grow."
Deputy Manager, Byrnhill Grove

Closing Date: Tuesday 27 August 2019

For this role, successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Please be aware that due to the nature and sensitivities of some of our roles we are not always able to consider applications from Southern Housing Group residents.

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