Current Vacancies

Part-time Residential Cook (Mirfield)

Closing Date: 9th June 2024 9:00 pm
Location: Mirfield
Hours: Part-time
Shifts: 10:30am – 6pm
Salary: £11.54/hr

Role: Residential Service Cook
Location: Mirfield, WF14 0DQ
Salary: £11.54/hr
Hours: 22.5hrs per week, including alternate weekends. Shift times 10:30am – 6pm.

At Hollybank Trust we believe in providing high-quality, person-centred care to the adults and young people we support. Our dedicated residential teams work with our therapists, enrichment team, and cilnical team to ensure that we provide quality of life, for life.

Key responsibilities:

  • To prepare and cook nutritious meals for the adults in the service.
  • To follow IDDSI guidelines, ensuring that food is prepared to the right consistency for each individual.
  • To create and maintain a recipe book that social care staff can follow in your absence.
  • To support social care staff and individuals to prepare meals and snacks in line with Food Safety.
  • To maintain the cleanliness of the kitchen and appliances to a standard required to meet the food safety regulations within the service.
  • To create a weekly menu by involving the adults, young people or children and ensuring that the menu meets the dietary requirements of all adults in the service.

All training will be given, and you do not need to be a driver to apply for this role. We are particularly interested in recieving applications from candidates who have experience in health and social care, although this is not essential. 

What we look for from our staff: 

  • Confidence – Suggesting new ways of working, not being afraid to ask questions, challenging poor practice when you see it.
  • Curiosity – Not seeing any lack of experience as a barrier, asking why we do things in the way we do them, and looking for ways to learn and develop.
  • Happiness – Being a reliable and positive person, being outgoing and vibrant, and enjoying the work you do.
  • Kindness – Putting the adults first and working in a person-centred way, supporting your colleagues, and looking after yourself!

What we offer: 

  • A competitive salary and great pension scheme.
  • Paid pre-employment training to give you a great head start.
  • An employee rewards scheme with retail discounts and more.
  • A comprehensive employee assistance program, including support for mental health, a company sick pay scheme, and a life insurance benefit.
  • A fantastic, open, and supportive working environment.
  • Training & Development opportunities to support your development.
  • A wealth of opportunities to gain experience in a variety of skills.

To find out more, please contact Eimi Denton on 01924490833 or [email protected]

Unfortunately we are not able to offer sponsorship to work in the UK, and we do ask that you have at least 6 months of UK based work experience before applying for this role. 

Hollybank Trust is committed to Safeguarding vulnerable people, and our Safer Recruitment process requires all employees to have an Enhanced DBS check and reference checks in line with our Recruitment policy. We will ask you to pay for your inital DBS check, unless you have a portable DBS, and then the cost of this will be reimbursed to you upon successful completion of your probation period. 


We want people from underrepresented groups such as Black and Minority Ethnic (BAME), Lesbian, Gay, Bi and Trans (LGBTQIA+) communities to succeed at Hollybank Trust and our policies and procedures ensure that this can happen. Click here to find out more about our approach to equality and diversity.

Hollybank Trust is a Disability Confident employer. We are actively working to recruit and retain people with disabilities and long-term health conditions into our work force. If you are an applicant who has a disability, you will be offered an interview if you meet the essential criteria for the job.