As a Cook at Langdon House Care Home, you will be responsible for ensuring the catering services and residential dining experience is of the highest standard and quality for our residents. 

About Langdon House Care Home: 
Langdon House is an exceptional residential care home in Cambridge. At Langdon House we pride ourselves on our family-feel, attractive gardens and providing outstanding care to each of our residents.  

We’re based in a quiet nook in Chesterton on the north eastern side of Cambridge, three miles from the city centre. Our home offers fantastic 24-hour care to up to 51 residents. 

About the role: 
The Cook will be responsible for assisting the Head, Sous and Assistant Chefs to ensure the catering services and residential dining experience is of the highest standard and quality for our residents.  

£12.66 per hour. 

Shift Pattern: 
28.5 hours per week, worked on a rota basis from Monday to Sunday.

Home Location: 
20 Union Lane, Chesterton, Cambridge, CB4 1QB – 3 miles from the city centre. 

Key Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • To assist the Head, Sous and Assistant Chefs to ensure all regulatory and statutory requirements are met and company policies and procedures are adhered to. 
  • To guide and lead the Kitchen Assistants when required to ensure their delivery of service is of the highest standard. 
  • To assist the kitchen team to ensure any requirements from internal and external audits are actioned within the timescales required.  
  • Ensure cleanliness of kitchen and hygiene standards is achieved and maintained. 

Training, Skills & Experience Required: 

  • Experience within a similar position working within a kitchen environment is required. 
  • NVQ Level 2 in Food Hygiene is essential. 
  • Exposure to a care environment is desirable. 
  • Excellent communication skills, with an enthusiastic and positive attitude.  

What we can offer: 

  • Fully comprehensive induction. 
  • Competitive salary, plus enhancements on bank holidays. 
  • 28 days of holiday per year. 
  • Free Blue Light Card & access to the Blue Light discount platform. 
  • Refer a friend scheme. 

About Athena: 
Athena Care Homes are a family run business with seven homes across East Anglia. We have care homes in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, Kings Lynn (West Norfolk) & Ipswich (Suffolk). 

Our aim is to be the provider of choice for our residents and the employer of choice for our team members. 

Our purpose is to create excellent quality homely environments with the highest standards of care, catering, housekeeping and activities. 

We aim to enhance the lives of our residents and enable them to enjoy life to the full as individuals in happy, comfortable and safe surroundings. 

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