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Nursing Home - Chef

Salary: From 1st April: £14.03 per hour
(£27,000 per annum) plus enhanced overtime rates.

Closing date: 31 March 2024

Location: Residential care home for older people, based in Newcastle

Hours: 37 hours per week

The role

We are looking to recruit an experienced chef to join our care home team.  The successful candidate will be well organised, highly motivated, able to work flexibly and enthusiastically. You will be responsible for the smooth running of the kitchen and will have the autonomy to create nutritious, healthy meals to meet the varied dietary needs of our residents. You will also be responsible for stock control and upholding the highest standards of cleanliness and food hygiene.

The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS).

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Why join St Cuthbert’s Care?

St Cuthbert’s Care is a values-based, registered social care charity, committed to enabling people to reach their personal potential.

The charity’s areas of work include nursing homes for older people, children in care and services for people with disabilities.

We are proud to be the first regional charity in the North East, delivering adult social care as part of our work, to be accredited by the Living Wage Foundation.

Further information on our work can be found in our Annual Review.

We offer our staff a range of additional benefits including:

  • 27 days annual leave, plus bank holidays, including a day off for your birthday
  • Ability to buy and sell annual leave
  • Company sick pay scheme
  • Staff savings scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Refer a friend scheme bonus of £1000
  • Tech scheme
  • Free staff counselling service
  • Blue Light discount offering shopping discounts on thousands of stores
  • Charity workers’ discount
  • Free life assurance
How to apply for this job:

To apply for this vacancy, please complete our online application form. If you have not heard from us within three weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful.

If you would like to discuss your application further, please call our recruitment line on 0191 228 8803 or alternatively email

Please note: We are unable to employ candidates requiring international visa sponsorship.