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Cook (Foundation House)

Join our team at Foundation House as a Cook, you will work alongside staff and residents to plan a balanced menu and prepare and cook meals..


Job details


£11.50 p/hr

Role type

Part Time, All Year Post

Hours of work

25hrs, 52 weeks



Contract type



All year post

Closing date


Interview date

Interviews will be held during the course of the advertisement - please apply early.

Job description

We have a vacancy for a Cook, based in our Gloucester residence at Foundation House. You will work alongside staff and residents to plan a balanced menu and prepare and cook meals. You will be responsible for sourcing and ordering stock and ensuring the kitchen is kept hygienic and up to necessary standards. Being able to cook great tasting and nutritious meals is essential and a knowledge of how to meet different dietary requirements would be highly desirable.

Previous experience of working with people with a learning or physical disability would be beneficial but not essential. Holding a current food hygiene certificate would also be advantageous.

National Star offer an excellent working environment and training opportunities.

This post includes evening and weekend working.


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About us

National Star is a growing charity with more than 1,200 staff based in England and Wales. Established more than 50 years ago, we’ve supported hundreds of young people with disabilities to achieve their potential.

How we will reward you

Our Golden Hello

It’s motivating to feel valued at work. That’s why all new staff will receive a ‘Golden Hello’ up to the value of £250 for full-time staff (pro-rata for part-time employees) upon successful completion of their probation.

Staff benefits

Fantastic career development opportunities and comprehensive induction programme - theory and practical

Staff minibus from Cheltenham and Gloucester to our Ullenwood site Monday to Friday.

Award-winning training

Use of fitness suite and swimming pool and staff clubs.

Westfield medical cover

Life insurance cover

Employee helpline

Contributory pension scheme

Opportunity to purchase a TOTUM discount card

Employee discounts at attractions, high street retailers, supermarkets, utilities and motoring, plus much more

Cook (Foundation House)

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