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Broomfield Lodge Care Home
1 Hunters Forstal Road, Herne Bay
£12.71 an hour - Permanent, Full-time

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  • £12.71 an hour

Job type

  • Full-time
  • Permanent

Shift and schedule

  • Day shift


1 Hunters Forstal Road, Herne Bay

Pulled from the full job description

  • Company pension
  • Discounted or free food
  • Free parking
  • On-site parking
  • Referral programme

Full job description

Broomfield Lodge Care Home is a 21 bedded care home located in the beautiful Seaside Town of Herne Bay. We pride ourselves on providing a high level of care to people over the age of 65. We are well respected in the community.

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic and committed Cook to join our team who shares our passion for delivering high-quality person-centered care. Our Mission and values are:

C- communication

A- Advocacy

R- Respect

E- Equality

We are looking for a full time cook to cater for up to 21 residents with dementia and multiple dietry needs e.g diabetic. We offer freshly cook homemade food.

We offer a competitive salary, career development, holiday pay, uniforms are provided and a company pension scheme.

Applicants must be 18 years or over to comply with care home regulations

We are near bus and train routes

Full induction training will be provided along with support to complete

Duties include

To provide meals of high standards.

To follow the Home’s menus ensuring special dietary needs are met.. To check food stocks and place orders with the designated suppliers. To participate in shopping duties required by the home.

To ensure clients are given a choice of menus and the choice is documented.

To ensure that all documentation is kept up to date accordingly to current legislation.

To be aware of HACCP and all food hygiene regulations and keep abreast of legislative changes as they occur.

To care for all kitchen equipment and ensure that it is being operated correctly and safely and maintained to a high standard of cleanliness.

To be conversant with health and safety policies including COSHH regulations and to report any accident/unusual occurrences to clients, other staff, promptly to the person in charge of the home at the time.

To be flexible with hours and cover if necessary for Head Chef – taking over all duties

Successful applicants are required to provide an enhanced disclosure. The cost of the enhanced disclosure will be met by the employer. 2 references will be required.

Benefits include:

  • Competitive salary
  • Holiday pay
  • Free parking
  • Uniforms/DBS provided
  • Company pension scheme
  • Annual wage review
  • Career development
  • All training provided and paid for
  • Paid shadow shifts
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Lunch provided
  • Performance Bonus
  • Overtime paid at enhanced rate after qualifying period

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Pay: £12.71 per hour

Expected hours: 28 per week


  • Company pension
  • Discounted or free food
  • Free parking
  • On-site parking
  • Referral programme


  • Day shift

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Herne Bay: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • Kitchen: 2 years (required)

Work authorisation:

  • United Kingdom (required)

Work Location: In person

Reference ID: Head Chef

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