SEN School Cook

Chailey Heritage Foundation
Lewes, UK
20 Jun 2019
26 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Chailey Heritage Foundation is a pioneering charity providing education, care and transition planning for young people aged 3-25 with complex physical disabilities and health needs.

Our aim is to provide a stimulating and inclusive environment where all young people are given every opportunity to make progress towards fulfilment and develop life skills in preparation for adulthood.

We currently have a fantastic opportunity for a SEN School Cook to work in our newly constructed 'Dream Centre'. Your role will involve providing catering to meet the needs of the school by planning a range of inspirational menus and preparing meals for a wide range of special diets.

In this role you will be responsible for the following key responsibilities:
  • The provision of all catering to meet the needs of the school
  • Planning a range of inspirational menus to meet the unique needs of our pupils
  • Liaison with dietician, nurses and speech and language therapists to ensure dietary needs of all pupils are met
  • Budgeting, liaising with suppliers and ordering of provisions
  • Preparation of meals for a wide range of special diets, including blended diets, a range of textures and moulded foods

We are looking for an individual with:
  • Current Level 3 Food Hygiene Certificate
  • Experience of food preparation for children and young adults with complex dietary requirements (or ability to develop required skills)
  • Ability to prioritise and respond to differing demands as pupils' needs change
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A willingness to learn and develop

Why join us?
  • Competitive rates of pay between £14,735 and £16,128
  • Pension scheme
  • Comprehensive benefits package (please click here for further details)

Chailey Heritage Foundation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young adults; as such an enhanced DBS disclosure is required.

Chailey Heritage Foundation is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to promoting diversity and inclusion for all its young people and staff. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

As part of our recruitment process, Chailey Heritage Foundation (CHF) collects and processes personal data relating to job applicants. CHF is committed to being transparent about how it collects and uses that data to meet its obligations under GDPR. Please ensure you have reviewed our privacy policy prior to completing an application with us.

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