School Court, Hednesford, WS12 4UA


£13,210 per annum


24 hours per week

Contract Type:

Part Time, Permanent

Closing date:


The Role

Are you passionate about cooking great quality and nutritious meals? We are looking for two enthusiastic and passionate Cooks to join our School Court Retirement Living PLUS scheme in Hednesford, for people aged 55 and over.

You’ll prepare good home cooked meals for our residents, working under the guidance of the Head Cook, as well as using your own initiative. You'll plan fortnightly menus that offer great quality and delicious meals, that also meet our residents cultural and dietary needs. You’ll also be competent at managing stock and budgets, including stock taking, placing orders and receiving deliveries, ensuring all activities comply with food safety standards.

Both roles are part time, working 24 hours per week on a two week rota, including alternative weekends.

Our Ideal Candidate? We are looking for people who:

  • Have experience of working in a catering service
  • Have a Food Safety Level 2 qualification (if you don’t have this, we will train you on this if you’re successful)
  • Are confident in dealing with budgets and stock taking
  • Are confident in using IT systems (Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook)
  • Are highly motivated to develop self and others for consistent quality service delivery.

Who are Midland Heart? We’re a large and ambitious housing organisation providing more people an affordable place to call home. We welcome people from every walk of life, at every stage of their career. We expect a lot from our people but in return you can be assured of a great place to work, where you will be well rewarded and where great people are able to succeed. Whether you want to build your career with us, or use your experience to move on, we’re here to develop your potential.

Interested? Please click "Candidate Information" below for a full Role Profile. Applying is easy - simply register on our candidate portal and submit a CV and a cover letter explaining how your experience and skills meet the requirements of the role.

We’re proud to be a Disability Confident Employer. Please feel free to contact us if you would like to discuss any adjustments you might need in order to be successful in this role.