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Assistant Cook Ref: 45005652

Adelaide Resource Centre, Adelaide Place, Ryde, Isle of Wight

Grade 4, £18,795 to £19,171 per annum, actual salary £10,159.46 to £10,362.70

Vacancy Reference: 45005652

Closing Date: 13/09/2019

Hours: 20 per week including Weekends and Weekday shifts


The Isle of Wight Council’s Re-ablement service is looking for an assistant cook to work alongside and support the cook in charge. You will help to prepare, cook and serve meals to the people we support in our home, monitor kitchen stock and order supplies. 

Your role will include developing healthy and balanced meals, in consultation with residents and staff. You will also ensure high standards of hygiene and cleanliness are maintained. It would be helpful to have previous experience in the catering industry, you will be expected to hold or undertake infection control and food hygiene training. We are looking to appoint an individual with good listening and observational skills and awareness of the challenges faced by people who need care and support. 

For further information or an informal discussion please contact Kelly Ross, on 01983 568621. 

The Isle of Wight Council protects its employees from discrimination, we actively promote the diversity of our workforce and we provide flexible working options (where appropriate) to support the different needs of our employees. The Isle of Wight Council is proud to encourage applications from all cultures, backgrounds and abilities to better reflect the diversity within our local community.

Find out more about working for the Isle of Wight Council and living on the Island here.

The Isle of Wight Council is an equal opportunities employer and is proud to encourage applications from all cultures, backgrounds and abilities to better reflect the diversity within our local community. This council and its schools recruit according to the council’s Safer Recruitment policy and are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.

In addition to the above, the Isle of Wight Council is a Disability Confident Employer. This means that providing an individual meets the basic essential requirements of the advertised role and have declared themselves as disabled, they will be offered an opportunity for an interview within the council.

Please view information pack and complete your job application online at Telephone 01983 823134 or email if you need further information about applying. Please note only applications completed and submitted online by the closing date will be accepted.

In the interests of efficiency and economy, no further communication will be sent to you unless you reach the final shortlist. This means that if you do not hear from the recruiting manager within three weeks of the closing date, we regret that your application will not have been successful on this occasion.