Current Vacancies

Assistant Cook at Hesley Village

Reference No: HV/01/AC/19

CLOSED  23/01/2019

Location: Tickhill, Doncaster

Salary: £7.83 per hour (£7.38 per hour if under 25)

Because of the nature of its work with children and vulnerable adults the Hesley Group uses the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to make checks at an enhanced level on all persons whose work or proposed work for any Group Company will involve regular contact with or working in close proximity to children and vulnerable adults in the Group’s care. This post is subject to the enhanced level DBS check, please ensure you complete the form by clicking the link above before continuing with your application Our user reference for the check system is HESLEY with password Hesley. A summary of the Group's policy is available by clicking here

Established in 1975, the Hesley Group provides flexible, specialist residential services and schools. We aim to offer the best possible care, education and vocational opportunities for young people and adults, often with autism, who have a learning disability and complex needs including behaviour that may challenge.

Hesley Village is set in beautiful surroundings near the village of Tickhill.  Doncaster town centre is easily accessed by the bus stop that stops in the Hesley Village car park.  There is a range of purpose-built areas to enable a wide variety of activities.  Excellent facilities are available within the village to complement and enrich the lives of the people we support including a bistro, cinema, shop, bank/post office, therapy suite, hairdressers, bar and village hall.

We are looking to appoint an Assistant Cook within Hesley Village. The role of Assistant Cook involves helping the Cook to produce a well-balanced and nutritionally sound diet for the people we support. It draws upon catering skills, high standards of hygiene, a knowledge of food hygiene regulations and the ability to relate to colleagues and the people who live here. The role may include an element of overseeing the work of Domestic Assistants.

Ideally you will have some experience in a similar role, though this isn’t necessarily required as full training will be provided.  You must be reliable and have good communication skills but most importantly have a passion for delivering a great service.

You will be joining a team who are passionate about safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the people we support and a company who values its employees.

If you are a patient, caring and understanding individual, working with the Hesley Group will prove to be a fulfilling and rewarding career.

For an informal discussion about this role please contact the Kerry Laws, Chef Manager on 01302 866906.

You may find the following documents useful to read through to help you decide whether this is the right career for you.

Job Description
Person Specification
Additional Information for Applicants

To apply online click the button above, alternatively to request an application pack please email stating the job reference number HV/01/AC/19 and also your full name and address.

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By application only, CVs will not be accepted.

Closing date for receipt of both postal and online applications is Noon, 23 January 2019.

Please note that applications submitted after 12pm (Noon) on the closing date may not be processed.

Hesley Group is an equal opportunities employer.