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Chef - Woodland

Woodland Residential Home, Woodland Road, St Austell, Cornwall, United Kingdom Req #808
20 June 2022

Chef – Woodland

Salary Expectation - £10.50 per hour

Up to 40 Hours per week

FREE Meal + Enhancements + Sociable Hours + Every Other Weekend Off + Referral Scheme + Shopping Discounts


If you are an amazing Chef, who wants to be part of a truly wonderful team, with great career prospects and a whole host of additional benefits, then we want to hear from you.


Our People


In our organisation, we have our wonderful clients of course, but we also have nurses, cooks, housekeepers, maintenance staff, healthcare assistants, activities coordinators, night staff, day staff, full-time and part time colleagues.  We have family people, happy people, team-minded people; you will find a friend here!


Our Organisation


Cornwall Care is Cornwall’s largest provider of care and is a registered charity and we have an exciting opportunity for Chef to join our team. This position is well suited to a career-minded person who is looking to join a well-respected team of like-minded individuals who share our vision to “transform the human experience of the giving and receiving of care”. 


We are a not-for-profit organisation and a registered charity, giving practical assistance for all types of care.  "We believe in going above and beyond offering high-quality care, going that extra mile to improve lives every day."


What We Offer You


At Woodland you will work alongside a team of likeminded individuals who all genuinely care about those people whose home you are working in.  You will enjoy a whole host of benefits including:


  • FREE: DBS check
  • FREE Meal (conditions apply)
  • Care for You: Access to 24-hour counselling, financial or legal advice.
  • Bonus: Refer a friend bonus programme – earn up to £300.00 extra for simply recommending a friend.
  • Discounts: At high street retailers and local suppliers.
  • If you are looking for a career with Cornwall Care, there are very real opportunities to progress with us. Being a large organisation means a huge variety of other roles, right across the County.
  • We run training that gives you access to free courses and qualifications – from improving your basics like maths, English and computer skills, to apprenticeships and industry-recognised Diplomas


Main Duties:

 Prepare, cook and present well-balance food and beverages to the highest quality, ensuring that both cultural and dietary needs are met for the residents in your home. Assist and enable a client with eating and drinking

  • Work closely with your care colleagues and listen to the residents in order to plan food that reflects choice and preferences, whilst at the same time, encourages high levels of consumption and enjoyment of food
  • Be responsible for the purchase of stock whilst monitoring and controlling the service and quality from the suppliers.
  • Maintain the excellent standards of hygiene and cleanliness throughout the kitchen environment in order for you to meet and exceed the required standards of practice as prescribed by Environmental Health Agency.


     At least two years’ experience working at Chef level, menu planning for a variety of cultural and dietary needs.

    • Demonstrable experience of working in a ‘Safer Food Better Business’ environment.
    • Working experience of managing and positively motivating a small catering team.
    • Commercial awareness and a working knowledge of budget control and financial planning.


    Please apply:

     To recruitment@

    • or if you would like to chat about this opportunity we’d love to hear from you on 01872 597220








    Other details

    • Pay Type Hourly
    • Hiring Rate £10.50
    Location on Google Maps
    • Woodland Residential Home, Woodland Road, St Austell, Cornwall, United Kingdom