Work For Us

Milton Keynes

8.10 p/h

Thu 30 May 2019

Kitchen Assistant/Cook

PJ Care Ltd have been accredited with the Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For in 2019 and is a leading provider of specialist neurological care and neuro rehabilitation for people with progressive or acquired neurological conditions. We specialise in the care and treatment of adults and our residents are at the heart of everything we do. Dignity, independence and holistic wellbeing is achieved through specialist care models, in-house therapies and activities provided.

We are looking for a hardworking, trustworthy and enthusiastic general assistant. This job is for someone who not only takes pride in their work but someone who would like to one day train to be a junior chef. Flexibility is essential. This role can and will lead to progression within the company for the right candidate in what is an exciting role within an ever-growing company.

The position will include:

  • Catering for 105 residents - 3 meals a day
  • Following HACCP
  • Preparing for different residential needs to run alongside the menu
  • Working as part of a team of 2 to 3 in the kitchen
  • Stock control
  • Working to budgets
  • Working closely alongside the head chef and sous chef
  • Looking to learn how to cook meals
  • Preparing puree meals
  • Making cakes and puddings
  • Cleanliness of the kitchen
  • Awareness of resident’s dietary needs
  • Allergen aware
  • Washing up
  • Deep cleaning
  • Putting away orders
  • Baking & decorating cakes daily including birthday cakes and events

To become a PJ Care Kitchen Assistant / Cook, you will:

  • Have at least 2 years working in a kitchen is preferred but not essential
  • Committed to the highest standards of nutritional care and excellence
  • Experience of team working with flexibility
  • Willing to be trained by the Head/Sous Chef with various skills including cooking
  • Love to cook and have a burning passion about your job
  • Be fun, friendly but professional
  • Enjoy cleaning and making sure the highest hygiene standards are maintained

Come and join the PJ Care family and enjoy a wide range of benefits on offer to all our staff members including 25 days annual leave.

To apply please send your CV

Closing date: 31st May 2019