Part Time Weekend Cook - Passmores

  • Part time
  • £21,500 pro-rata
  • Passmore's House, Harlow, Essex
  • Closing 12th December 2021

  • Advertised from 17th November 2021
  • £8,600 pro rata plus Outer London Allowance of £750 pro rata. Permanent.
  • JOB00321420


About the Role

This position requires a friendly, imaginative and professional cook with experience of working within a residential setting and with service users recovering from drug and/or alcohol misuse.

The post holder will be expected to take care of the kitchen and be responsible for food safety in accordance with local and national guidance. As a unit, we support a variety of nutritional and dietary needs so knowledge around catering for individual specifications would be a necessity.

Person Specification

Good communication skills are required and the ability to work with a multidisciplinary team of staff members. The post holder will be required to undergo mandatory training and to attend meetings as required.

The Passmores House service is a 23 bedded residential detoxification and rehabilitation unit. The applicant will be required to work within a Multi-Disciplinary Team structure, comprising of nurses, doctors, psychologist, complementary therapists, counsellors, recovery workers and volunteers. The unit has developed a health education programme based on relapse prevention. We offer regular supervision and annual appraisal. Personal and professional development is positively encouraged and courses are available for further learning and education links exist.

To see the generous range of benefits we offer at WDP – including health and wellbeing initiatives, financial perks and development opportunities – visit our Benefits Package

Application notes

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact David Dunkley, Deputy Service Manager on 07403868779 or

The closing date for applications is Sunday 12th December 2021 at 5pm

Interview date: Week commencing Monday 13th December 2021

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website:

WDP and Our Values

WDP believes in service users’ ability to transform their lives, moreover that we can help them achieve their aspirations. WDP are social advocates working tirelessly to affect positive change to policy and funding from H&SC services through parliamentary groups and government consultations. WDP are committed to co-production, our service user and employee voices matter to us, so we work with all our stakeholders to produce innovative and targeted support and treatment for our clients and people. Working together, we make sure people are supported and empowered to make positive life choices. Moreover, that are our employees are supported and rewarded fairly for their commitment and effort at work.

All staff are required to work to WDP’s four values:


·In partnership

·Strong belief in service users

·Community focused

Diversity and Equality

·WDP are a committed equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from disabled candidates, and those form minority ethnic backgrounds.


·WDP is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


·All posts are subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check prior to the confirmation of any job offer.

Note: Please use your personal statement to highlight any relevant experience directly linked to the role you have applied for.Any CVs sent with the application will be disregarded.