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Recruiter
CAS Behavioural Health
Location
Darlington
Salary
£16640 - £16642/annum £8.00
Posted
10 Jun 2017
Closes
10 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
CAS Behavioral Health is one of the UK`s leading providers of specialist behavioral adult healthcare services.

Job role:

- Liaise with the Hospital Manager when planning/costing menus in order to provide a balanced nutritious diet, making the best use of fresh foods, as available
- Prepare, cook and serve meals, hot and cold, as appropriate. Responsible for maintaining and managing the food budget
- Provide special diets where necessary as well as taking into account the preferences of individual Clients
- Ensure statutory Health and Safety standards in the kitchen and dining areas
- Maintain an accurate record / list of food supplies, freezer temperatures requirements, etc. where requested / required

We are looking people who have:

- NVQ2 or equivalent or evidence of the same experience in catering
- Basic Food / Hygiene Certificate
- Knowledge of dietary requirements (ie Halal/diabetic/vegan)
- Knowledge of nutrition
- Ability to plan nourishing and attractive menus within available budgets

Why join us?
In return we offer many benefits which include: training on site, paid DBS, pension scheme, staff uniform, free meals and childcare vouchers. We also offer the cycle to work scheme and free parking on site.

Specific Requirement
Please note – this role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 as you will be in contact with vulnerable adults. Therefore all candidates invited for interview will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check and any offer of employment is subject to successful clearance.
If you are looking for a truly rewarding career with great prospects then we would love to hear from you