Cooks (Healthcare)


Alchemy Recruitment Solutions are recruiting for Healthcare Cooks across a number sites in Northern Ireland.  Our clients has a number of live roles in the Lisburn, Bangor & Belfast.


  • Prepare cook and serve meals for patients, staff and visitors, ensuring the highest standards of food safety throughout the process
  • Advise or inform any persons making enquiries for Allergen information
  • Observe and maintain all necessary ‘due diligence’ records as required by HACCP and all the food safety codes of practice
  • Adhere to standard recipes and methods and make the most economical use of all ingredients whilst maintaining a strict avoidance of waste
  • Allocate work to the kitchen support staff
  • Assist in the training and induction of new staff
  • Check that all food received is in accordance with the quality and quantity order, adopting strict control principles
  • Work in a clean and tidy manner
  • Be proactive in the investigation of complaints received from patients, by visiting patients on the wards
  • Plan and manage own work load
  • Work unsupervised and make decisions
  • Maintain high standards of cleanliness and hygiene in the work area
  • Maintain a high standard of personal hygiene at all times, adhering to the rules and regulations as laid out in the food hygiene codes of practice
  • Ensure the correct food procedure is in followed in the safe use of all equipment, including dangerous equipment
  • It is in the post holders responsibility to make sure all their mandatory training is up to date
  • Report any accidents immediately,
  • Provide cover in all areas of the Catering Department and perform any other duties commensurate with the grade for the efficient running of the department
  • Responsible for the security within the department including the handling of department keys

Our clients offer excellent working conditions.

If you feel that you meet the requirements to join our the team please forward your CV through to or contact 028 9032 3030.

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