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Are you a Cook seeking a new challenge? Do you have previous experience working within a Mental Health/Dementia setting?

Service Care Solutions are pleased to present an exciting opportunity supporting our established client to recruit an experienced Cook for a TEMPORARY opportunity in the Liverpool area.

The successful candidate will have the ability to treat people with dignity, whilst having strong listening and observational skills to understand the unique needs and preferences of individuals.

Job Purpose: Cook

Pay: Days: £15.00 LTD p/h | Bank Hol: £17.00 LTD p/h + £150 SCS Welcome Bonus

Location: Liverpool

Hours: 40 Hours per Week (less will be considered)

Contract: 4 Weeks with likelihood of extension

The post holder will work be responsible for the preparation, cooking, and service of nourishing and delightful meals to residents, considering their individual preferences, special dietary requirements, and any necessary modifications in a timely manner.
Key Responsibilities:

  • Creating a varied and nutritional menu in line with dietary needs and preferences

  • Training and managing the kitchen team in prepping

  • Managing all mandatory paperwork including: adhering to COSHH and HACCP guidelines, company policies and procedures

  • Catering for special events or seasonal activities

  • Ordering and procuring fresh food and other food supplies from Preferred Suppliers

  • Regularly monitor stock control and to inform the Manager of any discrepancies.

  • To ensure proper stock rotation of food to minimise wastage, and to dispose of promptly any foods found to be past "sell-by" dates for any reason.

  • To prepare nutritional food and beverages to a high standard, taking into account, the content, balance, colour and nutritional values of each meal

  • To maintain a high standard of hygiene and cleanliness in the kitchen and food storage areas at all times, in accordance with the appropriate Food Hygiene Regulations


  • Previous experience within a Nursing Home setting

  • Previous experience in food preparation


  • Four weekly payroll runs

  • £250 training allowance

  • Excellent pay rates

  • Exceptional referral bonuses

  • Specialists mental health consultants offering single point of contact

  • Frequent notifications for upcoming opportunities via text and email

  • Ltd & PAYE payment options available

  • Nationwide provider of mental health staff to over 40 different NHS trusts offering mental health services and over 200 local authorities.

  • FREE DBS disclosures provided via fast track online services

  • FREE Occupational Health Check and Immunisations

Are you happy with your current agency?

  • £150 Agency Switch Bonus - If you're unhappy with your current agency or simply fancy a change, Service Care Solutions will give you £150 for bringing your current contract to us.

  • £150 Welcome Bonus - We are offering a Welcome Bonus of £150, paid after completion of 150 hours in your new placement.

  • Refer a Friend (Earn up to £750 per Referral) - Simply refer your friend.

    If they get the role, we'll give you up to £750 per Referral.