COOK/HOUSEKEEPER with Specialist Education Services
Temporary post for a minimum of 6 months
37 hours per week with a degree of flexibility.
Salary £18,795 to £20,344 (depending on experience).
Turnstone House (near Beccles) is one of two combined residential and educational settings run by Specialist Education Services. Each home can accommodate up to 8 children, all with social, emotional and mental health complexities.
Due to long-term absence we are looking for someone with enthusiasm for working with children to prepare lunch and dinner for approximately 15 people from Monday to Friday.
You should have experience of working in a busy catering environment with knowledge of preparing a variety of meals whilst adhering to hygiene standards.
You should also have proven skills in meal planning and budgeting along with the ability to maintain good records.
An awareness of the requirements of working in a residential care setting would be advantageous.
The person we are looking for will have a warm, caring personality and be sensitive to the needs of our young people. You should have an even temperament with strength of character and resilience, as the kitchen is usually the hub of activity in our home!
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointments are dependent on a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure.
If you are interested in this position please contact Lucy Taylor on 01508 517000/549320, email [email protected], or visit www.specialisteducation.co.uk to request an application pack.