Cook - Bank

Church Walk, Rochdale

Cook - Bank
Church Walk - OL11 2QX

Hourly Rate: £9.79 per hour 

About the Home:

Church Walk is an 18 bed home which cares for adults with a range of mental health needs, including Huntington's disease, other neurological disorders and behaviours which can present as challenging.  As one of the core members of our nursing team, you will have a huge impact on the quality of life for all our service users.

As a cook, your main duties would be:

  • Preparing, cooking and serving food.
  • Ensuring that food is presented well and looks appetising.
  • Ensuring that food is stored according to food hygiene legislation.
  • Minimising waste levels and disposing of food in an appropriate manner.
  • Carrying out food and fridge temperature checks, and recording as necessary.
  • A team player, able to work as part of a team whilst also having the ability to work on your own initiative.
  • Interacting with our service users on a daily basis.
  • Obtaining feedback on food, reporting any compliments, comments or complaints.


  • You will hold a food hygiene certificate to at least level 3 (intermediate) or be working towards it.
  • Have a good understanding of your role in the prevention and control of infection, and promoting good health and safety practices.


  • Experience in planning meals to meet the nutritional values of Service Users.
  • The Ideal candidate will have gained experience from working in a Care Home, Hospital or School as a cook.

Working for Exemplar, you can expect:

  • Free car parking.
  • Free uniform.
  • Comprehensive 4-day induction program.
  • Refer a friend scheme - up to £1500 per refferal

Exemplar Values
Our Values express what it is like to work in our organisation and our colleagues should make these a part of everything we do:

  • Fun
  • Integrity
  • Responsive
  • Success
  • Teamwork

If this sounds like your ideal job, what are you waiting for - click the apply now link to complete your application form online. 

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Colleague Stories

“Every day I learn something new from my colleagues and service users which inspires me to be a better practitioner and a better person.”

Alexandra Ferone, Acting Clinical Nurse Manager

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Rewarding your dedication

Whether it’s RCNi membership or NMC Pin payment for nurses, or lifestyle and retail discounts for everyone, we’re always thinking about new ways of saying ‘thank you’ for being part of our team.

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*Pro-rated for part-time colleagues and subject to qualifying conditions.

Click here to download your refer-a-friend claim form and view terms and conditions.