Back to jobs


Job description

MPA are currently recruiting for a Cook to join our team in the Magherafelt Area. The successful candidate will assist in the provision of Catering Services within a nursing home setting to the highest standard. The role will have an immediate start available and a pay rate of £11.11 - £18.78 per hour depending on shift worked.

Job Duties

•To be responsible for preparation, cooking, despatch and serving of all meals, in all associated areas to the agreed menus and standards.

•To cater for any dietary requirements and special functions as the need may arise.

•To ensure that the food is cooked and stored in hygienic conditions.

•Responsible for maintaining records of food temperatures, cold rooms and deep freeze units.

•To ensure a high standard of personal hygiene and hygienic catering practices are maintained at all times as laid down within the Trust’s Hygiene and Pest Control Policy.

•To undertake any other duties as may be assigned by the Head of Department.

Essential Criteria

·         Ability to work shifts: Mornings, Evenings and Weekends (as applicable).

·         Willingness to complete Level 2 CIEH Food Safety Certificate

·         Willingness to complete Access NI check

Desirable Criteria

·         6 months’ experience in a similar role

·         Level 2 Food Safety Qualification (or equivalent)

Further Information

•Shifts time 09:30-18:30, weekend availability required on a rota basis

•Immediate start available


•Pay rate will be £11.11 - £18.78 (depending on shift worked)

•Holiday Fund

•Weekly Pay

I am keen to have an initial discussion with anyone who feels this could potentially be of interest. Please contact Samantha Rowland on +44 (0)28 7035 7035 or send an up to date CV to to speak further about this opportunity.