Cook vacancies - Cumbria Care

Salary Range: £19,312 (Pro-rata)

The advertised salary includes a supplement (JWC) to the base grade of the post. JWC supplements are conditional on the physical demands and /or working conditions of the role.


Find a role with hours to suit you. We have various hours available and opportunities across Cumbria. Apply today and a member of the Recruitment Team will be in touch to discuss opportunities in your area.

Do you have professional catering experience or talent for cooking and the desire to learn?

As a cook, you will be required to plan, prepare, and serve meals that are nutritionally balanced and meet a variety of specific dietary needs. You will support the day to day running of the kitchen, maintaining the highest standards, completing paperwork, and meeting infection control and Environmental Health requirements. 

We are looking for a hardworking and reliable person who is passionate about making a real difference to the lives of our residents, by creating enticing meals and snacks that meet the needs of our residents. 

You do not need to have had previous experience in a residential home, as we will support you with the training you need. If you're friendly and interested in a new challenge, we look forward to hearing from you.

We have made it easier to apply for a job in care. Simply fill in the details on our online application form and a member of our Recruitment team will be in touch to help you find the right role for you.

We look forward to hearing from you!

This role requires an enhanced DBS check.

Covid-19 Vaccination

From 11 November 2021 everyone working in a care home including agency staff and other professional visitors are legally required to be fully vaccinated unless they are medically exempt or visiting due to an emergency.

We expect all candidate's to be able to show evidence of being fully vaccinated or medically exempt. You will only be able to start employment if you are able to provide this evidence.

What we can offer you

Cumbria County Council is a modern, vibrant place to work offering a range of staff benefits, including:

  • Excellent training and development offers
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Various perks and discounts schemes, including money off your phone contract and local gyms

Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion

Cumbria County Council is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the communities we serve. We welcome applications from everyone and work to promote an inclusive, supportive culture that values and celebrates our differences.

As a Disability Confident Employer, disabled applicants, who meet the essential criteria of this job, are guaranteed an interview. 


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