Exmouth House- Cook

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Exmouth, UK
Salary: £11.80- 12.00 per hour

Exmouth House Care Home forms part of Amica Care Trust, Amica offers a range of friendly, welcoming and professional support services, including occasional day care, to assisted living providing the independence many of our resident’s desire, through to specialist dementia care for those in most need of our support.

Exmouth House are recruiting for a part time Cook to join their team for 30 hours per week on a permanent basis, to provide delicious and nutritious meals for our residents, with the support of your lovely team!

Day to Day:

  • As our Cook, you will be responsible for ensuring the smooth day to day running of the kitchen and most importantly for producing food that is delicious as well as nutritious and attractively presented.
  • You will be required to prepare and cook meals to meet the dietary requirements of our residents.
  • You will keep track of stock and waste and ensure that the kitchen remains clean and tidy whilst operating within the budget.
  • You will need to have a real passion for food and complete commitment to customer service in order to provide the best service to our residents and families.


  • Level 2 or 3 equivalent qualification in a kitchen and cookery and have previous experience of running a kitchen.
  • Excellent staff management and communications skills.
  • Work within our staff values and promote these at all times by being an effective communicator, passionate about your work, encouraging team working and having a positive attitude.
  • As a senior member of the team, you would be expected to act as a role model and always respect the dignity and preferences of our residents.


In return for your commitment to providing the best service to our residents, you will be offered:

  • Up to a £1,000 welcome bonus for new permanent employees *
  • An hourly salary of between £11.80-£12.00.
  • Fantastic overtime rates!
  • Excellent learning and development opportunities and regular free training.
  • A competitive pension.
  • An Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) providing a range of free and confidential services and advice for you and your family.
  • Monthly employee recognition.
  • A friendly and supportive working environment.
  • Social events.
  • A refer a friend bonus.

*Bonus calculations will be based upon contracted hours.

We are happy to welcome you into the home for an informal chat, alternatively if you wish to apply for this position please send through your CV.