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Salary: £12.82 per hour. 

Closing date: 30 September 2023. 

Location: Working in our residential and nursing home for older people in Sunderland. 

Hours: 30 -35 hours per week

The role

We have an opportunity for an experienced Chef to join our team. Read the Job Description here

We are looking for someone who is well organised, highly motivated, flexible and enthusiastic. You will supervise and develop the kitchen team to help them make the most of their potential. You will have the autonomy to create nutritious, healthy meals to meet the dietary requirements of our residents. You will be responsible for ordering, stock control and upholding high standards of cleanliness and food hygiene.   

The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) check.

Apply for this job

To apply for this vacancy, please either complete our online application form 

For further information please call 0191 2288008 or email Denise Hall, HR Lead on 

If you have not heard from us within three weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful.

About us

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.

Why work for us

We are a Living Wage employer – 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.

As well as offering a competitive salary, we provide a number of benefits and wellbeing initiatives for our staff, including:

  • Enhanced overtime payment
  • 7 weeks annual leave
  • Your birthday, day off
  • Pension scheme contribution & Life Assurance
  • Interest free staff crisis loan
  • Refer a friend bonus of up to £1000
  • Blue Light discount service for emergency & social care staff
  • Employee discounts on over 130,000 shops and entertainment venues, including Tesco, Argos, cinemas and holiday
  • Free uniform