Employer Age UK Nottingham & Nottinghamshire

Sybil Levin Centre 577A Nuthall Road NOTTINGHAM NG8 6AD
Salary £9.50 per hour
Hours 20 per week (over 5 days, Monday – Friday)
Contract Permanent
Type Job
Closing date 26/07/2021

The Sybil Levin Day Service is a specialist SPECAL-led day service supporting people with dementia and their carers using the SPECAL method, run by Age UK Nottingham and Nottinghamshire.

Hours: 20 per week (over 5 days, Monday – Friday) 
Salary: £9.50 per hour 
Scale: AUNN Band A (£18,278 per annum, FTE)
Based: Sybil Levin Health & Wellbeing Centre, Nuthall Road, Nottingham
Tenure: Permanent


The Cook will be responsible for cooking and serving a range of nutritious homemade meals, ensuring all dietary needs are met.  


About you

Candidates should possess good cooking skills and knowledge of basic Food Hygiene. The ability to work within a busy team and effective organisational skills are also a must.



To prepare and serve a lunch time two course meal, snacks, and drinks to centre attendees.

To ensure all meals/snacks/drinks meet the dietary needs of centre attendees.

To work and support a small team of volunteers who will be supporting you in your role.  



The post holder is expected to demonstrate an acceptable level of competence in their role for each of the key duties and responsibilities listed below. Competence means demonstrating the required skills, abilities, attitude and behaviours in your work role.


Communication and Customer Service 

  1. To work constructively with a team of volunteers and guide them to carry out their role.


Planning and Organisation 

  1. To plan and deliver cost effective, nutritious menus which promote choice.
  2. To prepare and cook food for lunches each day (some baking required). You will be required to cook different meals to ensure dietary requirements are met.
  3. To serve food/snacks and drinks as required.


Recording & Monitoring 

  1. To complete records as needed, e.g., probe charts, fridge and freezer temperature and others as required.
  2. You will be required to use ITC systems to read and respond to emails, book annual leave and complete monitoring information as required.



  1. To be responsible for ensuring the kitchen is left in a clean and tidy condition.
  2. To ensure the service meets the requirements of the food hygiene certificate.


Charity Focus

  1. To be flexible and to be prepared to cater for events at the Sybil Levin Centre as required.



  1. To work cooperatively with colleagues across the service.


Specialist Knowledge

  1. To engage in SPECAL training and ensure you support people with dementia using the SPECAL method at all times.


Please note that all posts within the charity carry this level of expectation