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Casual Cook & Resident Support

About Abbeyfield

The Abbeyfield Society are a national charity helping to alleviate loneliness and isolation in older people by providing companionship in our supported housing accommodation, retirement apartments and care homes.

Are you looking for a role that really makes a difference? This is a brilliant opportunity for people who would be interested in joining our organisation, to support our Sheltered Housing property in Cockermouth, in times of need. If you are looking for a flexible rewarding role without the commitment of contracted hours, Abbeyfield would love to hear from you!

**This is a bank position, covering sickness and holidays. No paid kitchen experience needed, we are looking for someone that enjoys cooking for family or friends to cook a tasty lunch and lighter tea in the late afternoon evening. Training will be given by our friendly and supportive team.**

You can never underestimate the power a friendly face and a home cooked meal has on someone’s day. This is a varied role, with resident wellbeing at the forefront of what we do.

Our ideal candidates will have the following qualities

  • A cheerful and friendly demeanour
  • Enjoys being creative in the kitchen
  • Good sense of humour
  • Understand the needs of older people
  • Organised

At Abbeyfield, we are committed to rewarding our staff for their hard work. Some of our benefits include:

  • A great work/life balance with great job satisfaction
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Unlimited opportunities to earn £500 via our 'refer a colleague' scheme
  • Menopause Friendly accredited workplace
  • Pay progression within role
  • Child Care Vouchers
  • Supportive leadership with amazing learning and career development opportunities, Professional Standards and Career Pathways
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement for long service
  • Medical cashback scheme allowing costs of medical expenses (dental, opticians and much more) to be claimed back.
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Eligibility for a Blue Light card, with huge savings
  • A whole range of benefits and rewards

You can find out more about what makes working for Abbeyfield great using the link below

Rewards and benefits of working at Abbeyfield | Careers at Abbeyfield

We look forward to hearing from you

*We reserve the right to close posts at any time, once we have received sufficient applications.

The Abbeyfield Society


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