Job Details

Job Title: Cook

Location: Ludlow, BMC Overton School.

Hours: 40 hours per week, Pro rota no set pattern- 08:00-18:00

Salary: £18,720


We are recruiting a committed Cook to join our education team. This is a great opportunity to work as part of a team committed to helping children with varied and complex needs. You will oversee all aspects of catering at school, in particular the lunch-time meal for pupils and colleagues and a mid-morning snack, in addition to ensuring that hygiene and safety protocols are implemented to the highest standards.

To be considered for this role it is essential that you have a genuine commitment to working with pupils with special educational needs and that you have the passion to encourage positive learning experiences. You will be assertive in difficult situations and will have the ability to adapt your teaching approaches to individual needs, in particular communication adaptation.

The Package:

In addition to the competitive salary and bonus and In return for your commitment, passion and hard work, we can offer you:

  • Generous annual leave scheme with enhancements for service
  • Personal Pension
  • Life Assurance (after 12 months)
  • 24 hour Employee Assistance Programme
  • Blue light card (discount card)

At Bryn Melyn Care we are determined to allow our employees the opportunity to develop and progress within our organisation. We have structured development pathways available and we actively encourage all staff to achieve their full potential. We have a professional, friendly and supportive culture company wide. We work together with excellenceintegrity and respect to continuously allow better futures for the children and young people that call BMC home.

We strive for every employee here at Bryn Melyn Care to have nothing but pride when working with us and when supporting our Children and Young People

About us:

At BMC we have over 30 years of expertise and work with leading professionals in the industry to equip our staff with the knowledge and skills required to transform the lives of vulnerable children and young people. At (insert school name) we will be providing specialist residential and educational placements to children and young people between 10-18 who have an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) diagnosis, and whilst comprehensive training will be provided, we are looking for people who have experience of working with autism and understand the challenges and barriers that our children will face within an educational setting.


All applicants are required to complete an application form prior to attending interview, as part of our commitment to Safer Recruitment. In addition successful applicants will be required to hold an enhanced plus barred DBS check (which we will pay for) and will be expected to maintain a DBS update membership. Full employment references are also required and comprehensive background checks completed.

Please note having a positive DBS disclosure may not automatically bar you from working with our organisation, however, a full risk assessment will be conducted prior to making a decision on the suitability to work with our young people.

Bryn Melyn Care is proud to be an equal opportunities employer!