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Assistant Cook
  • Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/489/19659
  • Published: Tue 18/01/2022, 23:59 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 13/02/2022, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 20 hours and 18 hours
  • Salary: £19,312 - £19,698 (pro rata) £10.01 - £10.21 per hour
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Craven Vale, Brighton

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Assistant Cook

Job introduction

This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated individual to join the team at Craven Vale.

Craven Vale provides community short term services that supports people being discharged from hospital or to avoid unnecessary admissions to hospital.

The service provides rehabilitation which aims to regain people's independence and enable them to return home or to a more suitable placement.

We are looking for a person who enjoys working as part of a multidisciplinary team who is organised and solution focused. There will be out of hours working to include weekends and bank holidays.

Interview date: TBC

For an informal discussion, please contact Sharon Franza - Service Support Manager on 01273 295772

About the role

The Assistant Cook post forms part of an essential rota of kitchen staff within Wayfield Avenue that plan, order and prepare varied, nutritious and appetising meals for service users as part of the care offered to them. Often needing to provide specialist meals to meet particularly dietary requirements.

The Assistant Cook works with the Kitchen Supervisor to ensure the kitchen maintains safe delivery of food and cleanliness meeting essential food hygiene and infection control regulations.

As part of your application, you will need to complete your education and work history and provide answers to some shortlisting questions. Your answers to the shortlisting questions are the most important part of your application as they will be used in the shortlisting process to assess whether you meet the essential requirements for the role that are set out in the person specification and to decide whether you should be offered an interview. Before you start your application, please read our guidance here (Shortlisting questions guidance ( as this gives important advice which will increase your chance of success in the shortlisting process.

Additional information

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is less than 37 hours or term-time only.

Work Permits: This role does not meet the requirement for UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Successful candidates will need to evidence that they have the Right to Work in the UK.

Regulations now require all staff who undertake work within CQC registered care homes to be fully vaccinated against Covid 19, unless they satisfy one of the medical/legal exemptions.  Being fully vaccinated or being medically/legally exempt will be a condition of your employment and you will be required to provide evidence of your vaccination status or medical/legal exemption as part of the recruitment process for this role

For more information about our values and the benefits of working at the council, visit Why work for us (

Company information

Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.

Encouraging a diverse workforce


Our city is known and loved for its diversity. Not only is the mixture of people, culture and skills vital to the economic and social development of the city, it's what makes Brighton & Hove such a great place to live, work and visit. We are committed to developing and retaining a workforce that is representative of the diverse communities we serve so we welcome applications from individuals from all backgrounds. In order to achieve our aims of proportionate representation, we particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, male or trans.

Find out more about our commitment to being a fair and inclusive place to work where everyone can achieve their potential by reading about our fair and inclusive actions, our anti-racism strategy and the work we are doing to encourage a diverse workforce (