Ampthill, Bedford, Bedfordshire
£15,507 - £16,191 pr
12 Oct 2016
26 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Part Time


£15,507 - £16,191 pro rata
Part-time, 20 hours per week

At Ampthill Day Centre, we take pride in providing an excellent, personalised service for our customers. We want them to have a brilliant quality of life, and feel safe, empowered and respected. As our Cook, you'll find your greatness by giving those in our care a welcoming and refreshing experience.

With your high standards, you'll prepare, cook and produce dishes that tickle the taste buds. Keeping in mind any dietary requirements, your menus will be top-notch and enjoyed by all. You'll oversee the kitchen and assist with any clearing or cleaning, ensuring everything is hygienic and meets health and safety standards. Plus, by liaising with the Centre Manager, you'll place orders for ingredients and take control of your budgets.

Importantly, you'll enjoy socialising with our customers, rather than hiding away behind-the-scenes. Aft er all, you'll play an integral part in their overall experience, so friendly communication skills are essential. It's about giving warm, caring service that means our customers leave the day centre brimming with positivity. To join, you'll need a relevant NVQ (or equivalent) and experience working in a commercial kitchen.

Above all, we're looking for someone who is committed to providing fantastic meals, and are proud to see customers really enjoying their food.

For an informal discussion about this position, please contact Lisa Staples on 0300 300 8180 or email

Closing Date: 30th October 2016

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At Central Bedfordshire Council, we're passionate about having a workforce that reflects our community. It's why we're committed to creating equal opportunities, so that we always embrace diversity.


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