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Employment Type:
Part Time
£8.80 per hour
OL12 8QQ
Closing Date:
06/04/2020 23:59


Are you experienced in providing high quality food and have a naturally compassionate and customer focused approach? Do you want to be part of an innovative and exciting team that help to make a real difference to people’s lives? If the answer is yes then we have a fabulous opportunity for you!



Hours: 16 hours per week (2 week rolling rota)


The Calico Group are a group of innovative charities and businesses working together to deliver social profit in the communities in which we work. We are a values led organisation, passionate about delivering high quality services to our customers with our purpose being to make a real difference to people’s lives.


Barley View is a new 28 bed state of the art, purpose-built residential care home in Whitworth. This is the first step in the Group’s ambitious plans to grow and develop their care and support service portfolio across the North West.


What you’ll be doing

As a cook at Barley View you will work within a small kitchen team and be responsible for serving home cooked and nutritious meals to the residents. You will assist the lead cook with food stock and storage and be responsible for maintaining high standards of cleanliness, food safety and hygiene. You will support in the delivery of high quality, exceptional service and demonstrate a personal-centred approach at all times.


What you will get in return 

  • The opportunity to make a real difference to people’s lives
  • A Competitive salary
  • Generous holiday scheme
  • A fabulous wellbeing programme
  • A chance to be part of a values lead culture
  • Quality learning and development opportunities
  • Join a unique and diverse group of companies with growth ambitions


There are so many more benefits to working for Calico Homes and the Calico Group, too many to mention! Calico has a reputation both locally and nationally as an employer of choice, ranked 25th in the “Inclusive top 50 UK Employees list” – an achievement we are exceptionally proud of. But in case you’re still not sure, why not take a look at our company website for more information


What you’ll need to be a success 

  • The ability to engage with individuals and build trusting relationships
  • A passion for providing exceptional customer service
  • A flexible and innovative approach to service delivery
  • The ability to work autonomously and as a team
  • The ability to cook tasty and nutritious food from scratch


Ready to apply?

If you think you have everything we’re looking for in a Cook then we’d love to hear from you. You can apply using the link below. Join us today and start making a difference to people’s lives.


To apply, please submit an application form detailing how you are suitable for the position to


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Calico are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and wish to be representative of the communities in which we work. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships. 

How To Apply

Please see advert for more information.

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Whitworth Care - A Calico Group Service
Whitworth Care is a charity which delivers essential care to older people, providing residential care (Sunnyside Rest Home) and day care support services (Sunnybank Day Centre).

Telephone: 01282 686300