Bank Cook - Milford House, EH15 1SG

Ref: 480 Date Posted: Monday 22 May 2017

Bank Cook

Milford House Care Home EH15 1SG


Milford House is a converted Victorian House set in the Duddingston Area of Edinburgh. It is a homely facility supported by friendly professional staff.  The home is set in landscaped gardens with an enclosed patio area leading from the conservatory.

We are currently seeking a motivated Bank Cook to join our team.  Your shifts will be provided on a rota basis or at short notice; therefore, you must be willing to be flexible.  Normal working hours are 8am to 3pm including weekends.

Your duties will include:

  • Organising and controlling the efficient and economic production of quality food within the allowed budget, whilst maintaining high standards of cleanliness and hygiene in line with EHO regulations.

  • Being responsible for the planning, preparing, quality and presentation of food in the care home.

  • Undertaking the monitoring of stocks, staffing levels, portion control, quality etc. in accordance with the budgetary controls provided by the company.

  • Supervising staff to work within COSHH and HACCP.

  • Assisting in the interviewing, selection and supervision of kitchen staff.

The successful applicant will:

  • Hold an Intermediate Food Hygiene Certificate

  • Be fully aware and comply with infection control policies and procedures

  • Be able to support staff in the care home in the achievement of the highest possible standards, the minimisation of waste and the promotion of economic and cost effective budgeting.

  • Be able to use information and knowledge obtained from residents as well as dietary questionnaires to plan menus for the care home, in consultation with the Home Manager and to suggest alternatives if necessary.