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Salary: £15,187.00p.a.

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Houghton Le Spring

Hours: 37.5

Job role

37.5 hours, 5 days a week, including some weekends

6 weeks holiday entitlement (incl. Bank Holidays)

We require a cook for our busy residential service at Houghton le Spring, where we support seven adults with an autistic spectrum condition. You will be required to provide a healthy balanced diet for all service users and staff.

You should be experienced in preparing meals using fresh produce, be adept at menu planning and be able to manage all catering orders within an agreed budget. Total covers will be around 20per meal. You will need to be friendly, flexible and willing to be actively involved with service users.

You must hold 706/1 and 706/2 catering certificates, or be willing to work towards an NVQ equivalent. An advanced food hygiene certificate would also be advantageous.

For an application pack, please contact Jemma Scott, HR Department, 2a Hylton Park, Hylton Park Road, Sunderland SR5 3HD or email

 Position will require an Enhanced Disclosure with the Disclosure and Barring Service.


Closing: 11/17/2017


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