Relief Cook

Date:  25-Nov-2022
Job Location: 


This is a Gloucestershire County Council job.

  • Job Title:                            Relief Cook
  • Job Location:                     Great Western Court, Gloucester
  • Salary:                               £22,396 - £23,620 per annum (pro rata) plus enhanced payment for weekend working
  • Hours per Week:               Up to 24.5 hours 
  • Contract Type:                   Permanent 
  • Closing Date:                     11/12/2022 
  • Job Requisition Number:   2531 
  • This post is not open to job share



Are you looking for a job that offers you flexible working? Would you like to join us at Gloucestershire County Council?


Then we would like to hear from you!


About the role


We are looking for someone who is flexible and reliable to work on an "as and when required" basis to provide cover for annual leave or sickness.


Working within our bed-based rehabilitation service at Great Western Court in Gloucester, you will be a part of a dedicated multi-disciplinary team, ensuring a high-quality service is maintained for the provision of meals all year round.



To find out more about working in the Great Western Court Team, visit our webpage Great Western Court


About you


You will familiarise yourself and build rapport with service users and liaise with the team at Great Western Court to ensure continuity of service delivery.


You will be enthusiastic with proven experience in cooking and preparing healthy and nutritional meals to meet the dietary requirements of service users at Great Western Court.


The successful applicant must be able to work using their own initiative, maintain high standards of hygiene and demonstrate an interest of working with in a rehabilitation service. 


You’ll join us on a shift basis, which will include weekend working as required. We are happy to discuss your requirements around weekend working at interview. You will be eligible to claim for enhanced payments for weekend working.


Please note that you must be flexible enough to help out at other locations.


About us


It’s a fantastic time to join Gloucestershire County Council, as we transform our Adult Social Care services. Through our team, we’re helping people with increasingly complex needs to remain independent and have a say in how they live. To succeed, we need people who’ll go the extra mile to see others well and happy and give families peace of mind. People who know that caring is the most rewarding feeling around.


Join us, and you’ll have a great opportunity to make a real impact on people’s lives. Meanwhile, we’ll thank you with a range of excellent benefits and give you the training and support to develop your career. We genuinely care about our colleagues and support their wellbeing.


Apply now


Please write your application with consideration for the essential and desirable criteria in the Job Profile which you will find in the Additional Information section below. This should include examples of why you should be considered; and the experience, skills and knowledge that you would bring to the post.


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This Position is subject to a DBS check. 


Gloucestershire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people or vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We want to be an employer of choice, attracting and retaining excellent people to work for us, so that we can best serve all of Gloucestershire’s diverse communities.  Our promise to you is that we will provide an inclusive and supportive working environment that enables you to bring your whole self to work and realise your full potential.

It is a legal requirement, under the Immigration Act 2016, that anyone appointed to a ‘customer facing role’ must be able to demonstrate an ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence in fluent English.