Assistant Cook

Martin Field Road, Penwortham, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 9HL
Martin Field Road, Penwortham Preston Lancashire PR1 9HL
Job Type
Part Time
Job Category
Kitchen
Shift Type
Days
Shift Structure
28.5
Closing Date
Pay
£10.42

Extraordinary People, Exceptional Care

Assistant Cook at Penwortham Grange and Lodge Care Home

Location: Martin Field Rd, Penwortham, Preston, PR1 9HL

Pay: £10.42ph

Why Orchard? We don’t just want to be the provider of choice; we want to be the employer of choice.

Here at Orchard Care Homes our foundations are built on 6 core values; Enjoy Life, Welcoming, Kind, Professional, Positive and Respectful. 

Job Role:

A quality kitchen experience has positive benefits on the physical and mental wellbeing of our residents and you will help deliver personalised menu plans that ensures everyone is treated with dignity and that individual's rights to privacy, independence and choice are met.

At Orchard Care Homes we believe in the continued learning and development of our support teams and a career with us offers you an opportunity to broaden your skills and knowledge. Your professional development will be actively encouraged, and exciting opportunities will emerge to progress your career further within the company.

You will have what it takes to nurture, encourage and care. Making a meaningful contribution to someone's life is fulfilling, demanding, requires flexibility, professionalism and skills.
You will help our residents enjoy every day by making sure they receive the quality nutritional experiences they deserve.

You will assist in the preparation of a range of meals to suit individual tastes and requirements, you will demonstrate a caring nature towards others.
You will have Cook/Kitchen Assistant experience preferably gained in a care home setting.


About us:

Winner of the Gold trophy for Best Smaller Care Home Group at the CHA (Care Home Awards) 2021.

Welcome to Castleford Lodge Care Home - A specialist residential, nursing, dementia nursing and respite care home in West Yorkshire.

Rated ‘Good’ by our regulator CQC, Castleford Lodge Care Home is located close to the centre of Castleford, offering services for residential and elderly as well as those with dementia who require more specialist care.

Orchard Care Homes has a strong reputation in the care industry for running and managing care homes across the UK.  We have over 15 years of experience, running 24 care homes across the North and Midlands.

What we offer:

Excellent training and progression opportunities
Recognition schemes such as ‘Making a Difference’
Free Uniform
Free DBS
Access to our 24/7 Employee Support Hub offering confidential support on personal and professional issues.
Competitive Annual Leave + Employer contributing pension.


At Orchard Care Homes, we value our employees. Click here to find out more about our wide range of benefits.

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