Cook (Cheltenham)

Salary:
£10.00 per hour from January 2022
Role type:
Part Time, All Year Post
Hours:
24hours (3 days) per week 52 weeks per year
Contract type:
Permanent
Contract:
All year post
Location:
Cheltenham
Closing Date:
17/01/2022
Job Details:

We are currently looking for a Cook to join our team in providing a full catering service to students and staff at our residence in central Cheltenham.

You will perform various duties including food preparation, and ensuring the smooth running of the area.  

A Basic Food Hygiene Certificate is desirable, however this is not essential and full training will be provided.

You will be supporting our chef, working 24 hours a week over 3 days (which may vary according to staffing rotas). Although this role is based at our residence in central Cheltenham you may be asked to work from our other sites in Cheltenham from time to time.

About us

National Star is a growing charity with more than 1,100 staff based in England and Wales. Established more than 50 years ago, we’ve supported hundreds of young people with disabilities to achieve their potential.

 

How we will reward you

 

Our Golden Hello

It’s motivating to feel valued at work. That’s why all new staff will receive a ‘Golden Hello’ up to the value of £250 for full-time staff (pro-rata for part-time employees) upon successful completion of their probation. 

 

Staff benefits

 

Fantastic career development opportunities and comprehensive induction programme - theory and practical

Award-winning training

Use of fitness suite and swimming pool and staff clubs such as badminton, arts & crafts and Zumba (subject to COVID restrictions)

Health Shield medical cover

Life insurance cover

Employee helpline

Contributory pension scheme

Opportunity to purchase a TOTUM discount card

Employee discounts at attractions, high street retailers, supermarkets, utilities and motoring, plus much more

How to apply

At National Star, we know the value of a diverse workforce, and welcome applications from all areas of the community. This includes those with disabilities, and we are a proud Disability Confident employer and are committed to providing equal opportunities. In 2018 National Star received an 'Outstanding' from Ofsted.

 

Please note that all applicants will be expected to undertake a DBS Disclosure, and undergo the necessary employer checks. The level of disclosure to be applied for will be dependent on your job role and will be discussed with you during the recruitment process but is usually an enhanced level. Where appropriate, the adult and child barred lists will be checked and we will not employ anyone who appears on either of those registers.

 

We prefer people to submit an online application as this helps support the charity in saving money.  Alternatively please send your cv to recruitment@nationalstar.org or call our recruitment department 01242 527631 for further information or an application form. If you have a disability and need to apply using an alternative format, or if you have any technical problems with our recruitment system please let us know.

All future correspondence with you will be via email (application acknowledgement, invitation to interview etc). Please check your email regularly.

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