Redditch, Terryspring Court, B98 7DJ


£9,908 per annum


18 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 an enthusiastic and passionate Cook to join our Terryspring Court Retirement Living PLUS Scheme in Redditch, for people aged 55 and over. This is a part time role working 18 hours per week, that would suit someone looking for flexibility- you’ll work days on a two week rota, including alternate weekends.

You’ll work in our busy onsite restaurant, preparing good home cooked meals for our residents, typically serving 20+ meals per day; as well as afternoon tea and hot sandwiches. 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.

Watch our video to find out more about the role of our Cooks - click here! 

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.

Please be advised that suitable candidates will be invited to an assessment shortly after applying and we reserve the right to cease recruitment activity prior to the adverted closing date, should an appointment be made.

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.