Relief Cook

  • The Fremantle Trust
  • Chesham Leys, Chesham
  • 10 Nov, 2022

Job Description

Passionate about food? We have the role for you!

Come and join our team as a Cook. Ideally you will have worked within a Cook / Chef role previously, together with your Food and Hygiene Certificate.

"I’ve never enjoyed a job as much as I do this one, working with The Fremantle Trust. We’re like a family, it’s a great working environment and I’m always learning!"

About us

The Fremantle Trust is an award–winning charity, changing the lives of Older People, and those living with Learning Disabilities, for over 30 years. Our vision is to be the ‘go to’ care provider, delivering great care every day.

About the role

·         A Cook with The Fremantle Trust, does more than a job, they change a life. You will craft high–quality meals using fresh ingredients, tailored to residents’ preferences and dietary requirements.

·         Beyond preparing delightful dishes, you’ll be at the heart of menu creation and supply ordering, all while maintaining impeccable cleanliness and hygiene in the kitchen area.

·         By joining us as a Cook, you will support the values of putting care and kindness at the heart of all we do and exceeding expectations every day – this is so much more than a just a job.

“Our Cooks enjoy visiting residents at meal times to get feedback on the food and ideas for new menus. There is nothing more rewarding than seeing residents enjoy nutritious, home–cooked food whilst socialising with fellow residents!”

When working for us as a Cook, you will be offered a range of benefits, including:

·         Receive a fully paid comprehensive induction to the company, on–going training and development programme.

·         Gain access to The Fremantle Benefit Hub – explore an array of amazing discounts and offers!

·         Enjoy great savings from Blue Light Card Savings – the UK’s number 1 discount service for the NHS and Social Care Sector!

·         Gain access to a non–profit community savings and loans provider

·         Take care of your health and wellbeing with our Employee Assistance Program

·         Find peace of mind with our Group Life Assurance

·         Refer a friend and benefit from your successful referral

·         Secure your future with our pension scheme

·         Access annual holiday that increases with length of service

·         Look and feel professional with our free staff uniform

·         Benefit from free on–site parking for your convenience

·         Obtain a fully paid DBS


About the Home

Step into the welcoming world of Chesham Leys, a place where we excel in providing specialised nursing care for older individuals, including those with dementia. Our goal is to create a warm and comforting environment for all our residents.

Perfectly situated near Chesham town centre and easily accessible by a local bus route, Chesham Leys offers a purpose–built nursing care home that accommodates 62 residents. At the heart of our care approach is the well–being of our residents, making sure they feel at home and receive unparalleled care of the highest quality. Join us and experience the utmost comfort and support at Chesham Leys!

“ I would have no reservations recommending Chesham Leys Care Home. Mum has been a resident now for two and a half years and we have made many friends among the staff and other residents”. – Daughter of Resident, 2023.


Apply today, or call our friendly recruitment team on 0333 400 1020 – we can’t wait to hear from you!

The Fremantle Trust is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion / belief, sexual orientation or age.

We reserve the right to close this advert early if we are able to appoint to the vacancy before the advertised closed date.