Location: Plas Y Garn Care Home, Pontypool
Salary: £10.26 per hour
Expires: 04/07/2022 23:59

We are looking for an enthusiastic Cook to work on a full time basis at our Plas Y Garn Care Home, in Pontypool.

This is a permanent role, working an average of 36 hours per week.

This post will be working over a four week rota:

  • Week 1 & 3 will be 32 hours per week
  • Week 2 & 4 will be 40 hours per week and will include working every other weekend

What you'll do

You'll be in a key role where you can make a difference. You will ensure that our residents are provided with healthy, high quality options. You will ensure that a good standard of hygiene and cleanliness is maintained throughout the kitchen. You will also be responsible for directing and supervising kitchen staff and ensuring they are also aware of their responsibilities with regard to food hygiene and preparation. We have a 5 out of 5 hygiene rating on all our sites.

What you'll need

To be successful in this role you will need to have the skills and knowledge to communicate clearly and provide a first class service to tenants. You will need to have a food hygiene certificate and catering experience based in a professional setting. You will be well organised and have the ability to work with your own initiative to meet deadlines which may be under pressure.


  • £10.26 per hour
  • Fully paid induction and training programme
  • Medicash - healthcare cash back plan
  • Free uniform
  • Salary sacrifice schemes
  • Employee assistance programme and well-being resource available 24/7
  • ‘Perks’ – a range of shopping and activity discounts and cashback options
  • We are a Family Friendly organisation
  • Develop with the support of our academi

Where you will be working

Plas y Garn Care Home provides accommodation for over 65s in Pontypool, Torfaen. We focus on giving a great quality of life to our residents, whatever their abilities and needs are. Our team of specially trained staff provide tailored care to all of our residents, including those who require EMI care and those with dementia.

Opportunities for development

Through our academi we provide a range of learning and development opportunities to support you on your learning journey with us. We offer development opportunities for every stage of your career. From technical training to leadership development we have a range of programmes.

Next steps

If you would like further information about this opportunity please contact Madeleine Viader-Lloyd on

If you are interested in applying for this role, please click 'Apply' and you will be diverted to our recruitment platform. To apply for this role, you are required to submit an application form.

If successful for this role a DBS check will be required

Hafod reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received. Therefore, we encourage early applications to ensure consideration.