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£10.05 per hour

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We are currently recruiting for experienced cooks to join our team.  We are on the lookout for cooks that are on a constant pursuit of quality standards and take pride in their meals, creating menus with flair and possessing commitment to preparing and serving a variety of delicious meals to our patients, clients, staff and visitors.

Our ideal candidate will meet the following essential criteria:

  • 1 years cooking experience working within a commercial catering/Health care facility and hold a NVQ Level 1 & 2 in Catering or City and Guilds 706/1 plus 706/2 or equivalent


3 years cooking experience working within a commercial catering/Health care facility.

  • CIEH Level 2 Food safety.
  • Knowledge of Food Hygiene Practices and HACCP
  • Menu planning experience
  • Knowledge of appropriate waste control

If you have a passion for good food and would like to work in a caring environment, we would love to hear from you.  Please submit an up-to-date CV, outlining how you meet the requirements of this role, before the closing date.

Ard Na Grainde reserves the right to enhance the criteria in the event of an unprecedented response.

Ard Na Grainde are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Ard-Na-Grainde is a family run Private Residential Care Home.  The home is registered with the Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA) to provide residential care for 19 Residents who require either short term respite or long term care. 

The home is situated in the countryside.  However, it is conveniently located off the Moneynick Road, which has close links to the M2 Motorway.

Ard-na-Grainde Residential Care Home prides itself in offering a highly professional care service for the elderly, with a personal touch.

We pride ourselves on creating a care home where individuality is emphasised. At Ard-na-Grainde all staff aim to provide the best quality care to all our clients. To ensure such quality is maintained all employees uphold the following principles in respect of the rights of the Residents in the Home

•          PRIVACY: Maintaining a personal space for each individual and upholding their confidentiality.

•          DIGNITY: The understanding of residents needs and treating them with respect. 

•          INDEPENDENCE: Enabling a resident to make independent and informed choices in relation to their care needs and health matters, in a supportive and understanding environment.

•          CHOICE: Giving the residents the opportunity to select for themselves from a range of alternative options.  Involving Residents and their loved ones, in decision making, which has a direct impact on the high quality of care they receive.

•          THE RIGHT TO A HIGH QUALITY OF LIFE:  We co-create an environment that is tailored to each individuals needs and wishes.  We strive to imbed this philosophy when transitioning into our care setting, through caring conversations and involving the Service Users and their loved ones from the outset.

•          FULFILMENT: Enabling the residents to realise their own potential and helping them to achieve those goals in all aspects of daily living.