Mead Medical Services Ltd
£11.25 per hour
28 Sep 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Kingsmead Home is a care home registered for 65 residents in Aberdeenshire. The home provides high standards in the lifestyle and personal care of older adults with Dementia, Mental illness, Learning Disability or who may benefit from the care and services we are able to offer. Nursing staff are on hand 24 hours per day to oversee the nursing care element for any service user. Job Purpose To produce balanced nutritional meals of a high quality, suitable for the service users, within an approved budget. To maintain high standards to cleanliness and hygiene in line with current regulations. Qualifications and Skills: Basic food hygiene certificate Good communication and organisational skills. Team player Ability to work on own initiative Satisfactory police check and satisfactory check against the relevant registers within the PVG Scheme Desired: Previous supervisory experience Holds or working towards appropriate City and Guilds certificate Experience of food preparation in a “care environment" Main Responsibilities: Food preparation: To prepare, cook and serve hot and cold meals as and when required. Management of the kitchen: To be responsible for menu planning within budget, in conjunction with the Manager and taking in account the needs and preferences of the Service Users. To order supplies and to be conversant with their safe storage. To ensure that all food is prepared and stored safely adhering to any requirements from the Environmental Health and SCSWIS To use ingredients appropriately with attention to fresh food in season and to produce appetising meals for the Service Users paying particular attention to presentation and nutritional value. To maintain the cleanliness of the kitchen and servery’s. To ensure that the kitchen is staffed adequately and prepare the kitchen rotas. To assess staffing needs with Manager and to participate in the recruitment and selection of kitchen staff. To train kitchen assistants and to supervise assistant cooks as necessary to ensure high standards are maintained. This job was originally posted as

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