Are you currently working in the care sector and looking for a new exciting and flexible role?
Oakminster healthcare group is an established company in Scotland; our group has delivered quality care across Glasgow for over 21 years, delivering person centred care and showcasing our core values, Integrity, Compassion, Responsibility, Wellbeing, and Inclusion. We have opportunities for day and night care assistant in our 5 care homes in the Glasgow area.
We’re looking for an experienced carer. We value our staff and this is reflected in our pay, and high quality training. If you would like to work for a well-known and trusted company, known for the quality of its staffing, then we want to hear from you!
Job Role – Daily operations in the Kitchen, planning kitchen staff rotas, liaising with purchasing companies for food orders, maintaining and keeping to a budget, producing menus and new dishes, managing, training and leading the catering team with fresh producing menus and new dishes, managing, training and leading the catering team, working with fresh produce and cooking nutritious well-presented food.

Minimum Qualifications:
Basic food hygiene certificate and any other certificates required by the Registering Authority.

• The Chef must be an experienced, mature and reliable person who is fully competent in all aspects of kitchen work and menu planning and who is responsible for producing a variety of menus, including catering for special dietary needs.
• The chef is part of the care team, but does not deal directly with residents.
• Catering numbers vary. The cook prepares the menus, taking special medical ethnic and religious needs and personal preferences of the residents into account.

Salary and benefits – Competitive
What we need from you: 
• Adhere of all company’s policies and statutory requirements of Food Safety (General Food Hygiene) Regulations 1995 as amended.
• Adhere of all statutory requirements of hazards by COSHH.
• Ensure an adequate stock is maintained of dry goods and fresh food to prevent a shortage.
• Prepare and adhere to a three weekly menu plan in discussion with Home Manager or Senior Nurse.
• To prepare promptly all the meals and beverages as required, including special diet meals and function to work, and to check meals issued for quality, quantity and appearance.
• Preparation of special diet meals to the precise instructions of the doctor or other persons as appropriate (including Rabbi’s, Priests, etc.)
• Ensure proper standards of cleanliness.
• Ensure the safe working procedures and safety regulations are adhered to.
• Ensure the correct and economical use of materials and equipment and to ensure that wastage is kept to a minimum.
• To ensure that kitchen equipment, crockery and cutlery etc is kept clean and ready for use. This will include the operation of dishwasher when necessary.
• To monitor the work of catering assistants on duty and to report to the managers as appropriate.
• To undertake any other duties as may be necessary from time to time.
What you get from us:
• Excellent rate of pay with enhanced rates for overtime, competitive and
• Quality training, free of charge, both practical and online.
• Flexible working patterns.
• Free uniform and parking.
• Work place pension scheme.
• Annual leave entitlement is 5.6 X contracted hours.
If you are interested in applying please apply online with an up to date CV and we will get in touch.


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