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Band 3

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Estates and Facilities
Band 3
Full time: 37.5 hours per week (37.5 hours per week)
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Leigh Infirmary, The Avenue, Leigh, WN7 1HS
£19,737 - £21,142 per annum, pro rata
Salary period
25/11/2020 23:59

Choose Well - Choose WWL


We are looking to employ a Band 3 Cook working at Leigh Infirmary working between the hours of 06.00am and 8.00pm working 5 weekends out of a 7 week rota working 37.5 hours per week.

Working in a busy hospital unit serving and preparing meals for both internal and external business within our Central Production Unit where we operate a Cook Chill process, the ideal candidate should have a sound knowledge of cook chill procedures and experience in this area and significant relevant catering experience

We are looking for someone with experience cooking in different styles and cuisines – they should be hard-working, organised, creative, and passionate about food and customer service.

You will be able to work in a high-pressure, high-turnover environment, have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, be a team player and also able to work unsupervised. You will also be able to work a flexible schedule including days, weekends and public holidays.

Applicants must possess:

Sound knowledge of a large scale cook chill process

Be Able to demonstrate this knowledge at interview -

  • Food preparation and cooking, plating, presentation
  • Kitchen maintenance and cleaning
  • Maintaining and ordering stocks and supplies
  • Menu planning
  • Following food safety requirements

Candidates will be required to present original certificates for qualifications at interview stage.

Please note this vacancy may close earlier than the specified closing date if a suitable level of applications are received.


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Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Mr Andrew Stocks
Email address
Telephone number
01942 264456
Additional information

Dawn Atherton