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Chef
Ref: DAN04071

  • Location
  • Thors Park, Thors Farm Road, (off Brightlingsea Road), Thorrington, Essex, CO7 8JJ
  • Salary
  • 8.31 - 8.73 ph
  • Hours
  • Part Time
  • We support and care for adults living with a learning disability, who may also have a diagnosis of autism, in specialist supported living, residential services and hospitals. Our aim is to deliver effective and outcome based services within person centred, professional care environments, supporting people to have the most choice and independence possible. We set high standards for ourselves in the delivery of care, and most importantly, we put the people we support at the heart of everything we do.

     

    If you want to make a difference and ensure people can achieve their goals and get the most out of life, then we would love to welcome you to the team.


     

    Within your role you will undertake work that is meaningful to the people we support in our services and socially important within the local community. You will be responsible for the preparation and provision of dietary meals for those in our care within the guidelines of care plans or service requirements. You will be a critical member of the team, ensuring people have healthy lifestyles. Please see the job description for more information.


     

    Some of the benefits of this role include:

    • 28 days annual leave
    • Length of service awards
    • Fully paid comprehensive induction training for all new starters
    • Paid DBS/PVG
    • Free parking
    • Courtesy meals and refreshments whilst on shift
    • Shopping and entertainment discount scheme (over 800 retailers)
    • Cycle to Work scheme
    • Childcare vouchers
    • Training and development opportunities
  • Location Information
  • Based in Thorrington, North East Essex, Thors Park is a specialist hospital providing support and treatment for up to 14 men with learning disabilities and complex needs. Thors Park is set in extensive grounds accessed via a private lane in the heart of the Essex countryside. The service has its own care pathway on-site from more support, through to more independent living.

     

    When people come to Thors Park we ask them how they would like to personalise their bedroom and we support them to express their individuality. There are a number of rooms at Thors Park which are dedicated to activities and supporting life skills in readiness for people moving on. There is a life skills kitchen for people wanting to prepare or cook food for themselves or their visitors. There is a large art room where people can enjoy a range of creative table top crafts, in addition to a games room and an IT room. The grounds at Thors Park are extensive and there are plenty of outdoor activities available for people to enjoy. Patio and seating areas for service users and their visitors to enjoy are a popular choice.

     

    Click here to read more about Thors Park

     

    Click here to see the awards we have won at Danshell

     

    This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

  • Closing date
  • 04/09/2018
  • Job Description
  • Unit_Chef.docx

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