Job Title: Cook for food prep/batch cooking
Location: West Croydon/ Thornton Heath area, near Windmill Road
Hourly rate: £9.50
Reference: AH191-C
Hours/shifts: 3-4 hours per week.

I'm looking for an experienced cook who specialise in Jamaican foods to help me with food prep and batch cooking at my home.
Flexibility on days and times available to be discussed at interview. Employment contract and holiday will be given. Ideal candidate would have a food hygiene certificate or experience working in a kitchen.
Location is well accessed by public transport and there is some off road, free parking available.

Other Requirements
• Must be comfortable with cats
• Non-smoker preferred or someone who is willing to refrain from smoking during work hours.

All applicants must be willing to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check
Successful applicants will be entitled to Holiday pay and will be issued employment contracts.

Description - Typical duties

Helping prepare meals
Batch cooking and portioning
Tidying up in the kitchen afterwards

Person specification
The successful applicant will be:
• Ideally to have a food hygiene certificate or experience working in a kitchen
• Respectful of the employer’s privacy and confidentiality
• Reliable with good time-keeping
• Able to both follow instructions and work on own initiative
• Hygienic, tidy minded and well organised
• Fit and healthy to undertake the required duties
• Patience and possess excellent interpersonal skills
• Honest and uplifting
• Able to speak and read English to a reasonable standard
• Legally permitted to work in the United Kingdom
• Able to work at all times to high standards of Health & Safety
Previous experience preferred but this is not as essential as a kind and common sense approach to these roles.

Please note, if you are successful in your application for this position you will be employed directly by the individual employer and not Independent Lives