Position title

As a cook in this friendly, well-established nursing home, you will assist the Head Chef, and have responsibility for the overall management of the catering provision at this scheme, including the supervision of other kitchen staff when the Head Chef is away.

We are shortlisting candidates as applications are received.

  • To prepare and cook nutritious and varied meals for the residents, taking account of special dietary needs, religious and cultural requirements, and personal choices.
  • To supervise the work of other kitchen staff, including identification of their training needs, and to recruit in conjunction with the Head Cook new staff, when appropriate.
  • In the absence of the Head Cook, to order all necessary products and foodstuff.
  • To ensure that all food, health and hygiene regulations are adhered to including the completion of all required documentation.

You should have an understanding of nutrition, food and hygiene qualifications and knowledge of health & safety procedures.


Experience of working in a nursing/residential home or similar setting would be an advantage.

Job Benefits

All employed posts benefit from a BHSF health insurance plan, employee health & wellbeing scheme, pension scheme and additional annual leave following long service.

All posts are subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure being carried out by the DBS and will include a check against the adult barred list. BCOP are committed to equality of opportunity.

BCOP does not want to be contacted by recruitment agencies in relation to any of our vacancies.  Speculative CVs or proposals from any agency or third party outside of our instruction will be treated as gifts.



To apply, download and complete an application form and equal opportunities form and email them to Emma Ashton, Workforce Development Manager emma.ashton@bcop.org.uk

Cook Job Description

Application Form

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form


Employment Type
Beginning of employment
Social Care
Job Location
Robert Harvey House, Birmingham, United Kingdom, B20 1AD, UK
Working Hours
12h/week plus optional overtime
Base Salary
£11.34 Per hour
Date posted
30th November 2020
Valid through
30th December 2020
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