Job Reference:
Contract Type:
Erith House
Torquay, Devon
£8.40 p/h
Closing Date:
11pm - 29.02.20

Job Role: Cook 

Hours: Part Time 10 hours per week (8.30am – 6.30pm – Sundays only)

Additional shifts to cover holidays/sickness paid at an enhanced rate

Pay Rate: £8.40 per hour

Location: Erith House, Torquay


With almost 100 years of experience we want to share our success with you! Do you want to be part of our kind and caring team and continue our legacy?


Why Keychange Charity?


It may be that you share our values of providing loving care of the highest standard, it could be that we’re an adaptable charity which has responded to the demands of a rapidly changing society for almost 100 years, or it could be that you too believe that care is only as good as the people providing it, and want to be part of our journey – whatever your reason for choosing Keychange, we know you’ll love working with us!


We offer our employees a wide range of benefits from:

·       Six weeks paid holiday (including bank holidays)

·       Paid breaks

·       Pension contribution (if requirements are met)

·       Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) – based on Government published requirements

·       Keychange Sick Pay – up to 4 weeks (after qualifying period & claim requirements are met)

·       Bank holiday pay (if worked) – x2 (double time plus the day off included in the 6 weeks paid holiday)

·       Overtime – this will be offered based on the needs of the service and paid at usual rate of pay.


About the service:


Erith House in Torquay combines a friendly approach, with a professional service, with all care plans tailored to individual needs; a homely, residential care home offering support to elderly residents with varying levels of independence, some of whom are living with mild dementia.


About the Role:

Being a Cook with Keychange, you will:

·         Prepare food and provide homemade meals for our residents;

·         Offer various options to meet our residents’ individual needs;

·         Bake a variety of cakes and pastries;

·         Ensure the overall cleanliness of the kitchen;


About you:

As a cook at Erith House, you will be passionate about cooking, perhaps you have professional experience as a cook, or just enjoy home cooking! Experience of cooking various meals, as well as an understanding of varying dietary requirements would be preferred. 



So, if you’re passionate about creating caring communities, then apply today!


Keychange is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion / belief, sexual orientation or age.

We reserve the right to close this advert early if we are able to appoint to the vacancy before the advertised 

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