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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.

This is a brilliant opportunity for people who would be interested in joining our Sheltered Housing property in Wollaton, Nottingham. If you are looking for a vocation, that offers support, guidance and a feeling of community, Abbeyfield would love for you to join us.

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.

Cook & Resident Support​ - Middleton House - 24 Hours p/w

This is a varied role, tasks of a Cook & Resident Support include:

  • Well-being checks
  • Preparing and cooking of lunch and evening tea, with some baking
  • Budget Management
  • Organise social activities
  • Maintaining tenancy agreements


Our ideal candidate for Cook & Resident Support will have the following qualities

  • A cheerful and friendly demeanour
  • Enjoys being creative in the kitchen
  • Good sense of humour
  • Great planner, with lots of imagination
  • 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 more about the Cook & Resident Support role here

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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