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Cook – Pine Lodge

Salary:£17068 per-annum
Position:Cook/Kitchen Assistant
Date Posted:
Job Ref:C-SH-PL
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Cook – Pine Lodge

Driver essential: No

Salary: £8.85 per hour


Within this role you will support the Senior Cook and the team by ordering cooking supplies and preparing and cooking meals for customers within the residential setting. You will ensure that the dining area is prepared at meal times and assist in serving of food and drinks.



  • Developing menu plans, ensuring a wide variety of healthy food is included. Ensuring all dietry requirements are understood and met
  • To order all food and cooking supplies to maintain adequate stock
  • Prepare and cook all foods, ensuring all meals are prepared to a high standard. Using kitchen equipment such as meat thermometers and timers.
  • To carry out 6 monthly audits to ensure all kitchen equipment meets specific standards
  • Receive and check all food and cooking supplies deliveries. Verifying invoices for payment


Abilities & Skills

  • Basic food hygiene certificate
  • Awareness of Health & Safety in your work place
  • Able to comply with statuary and council regulations, guidelines, policies and procedures
  • Mange own time and work to deadline
  • Understand a person’s background and beliefs may affect their food choices


Location: Pine Lodge, Corby

Rota to include: 20 hours. Monday – Friday



  • Up to 6 weeks’ leave (pro rata for part-time)
  • Competitive pay rates
  • Employee discount scheme to use on high street shopping, eating out, travel and much more
  • Pension Scheme
  • Sick Pay Scheme (following successful completion of the probation period)


It is an exciting time to be working in local government in Northamptonshire with the journey towards the creation of two brand new unitary authorities in April 2021.  The committed approach from the whole public sector to deliver the two unitaries will present significant opportunities for joining up and transforming service delivery to ensure the best possible outcomes for our residents.


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