Relief Cook & Resident Support

Lincoln, UK Req #49
10 April 2024

Location: Lincoln
Contract: Bank/zero hour

Hourly rate: £12.85

The Abbeyfield Society are a national charity helping to alleviate loneliness and isolation in older people by
providing companionship in our supported housing accommodation, retirement apartments and care homes.

At Abbeyfield, we want our residents to feel part of a community, where they feel empowered, safe and respected. Our staff offer a friendly face with guarantee of a tasty home cooked meal, in a clean and warm environment, so that our residents can enjoy their later years in comfort and with peace of mind. 

We are looking for someone to join our team, on a casual basis, covering staff holidays and sickness. Our bank workers play a fundamental part in ensuring our residents have the support and reassurance that Abbeyfield strive to provide. 

This is a varied role that would be working within a small team, you will soon feel like one of the Abbeyfield family. You may be there to cook a tasty lunch and lighter tea in the late afternoon evening, or to ensure our residents have tidy and safe communal spaces. It is the little things you may do day to day, that can have such a positive impact on someone’s wellbeing. 

No paid kitchen experience needed, we are looking for someone that enjoys cooking for family or friends. Our friendly and supportive teams will be there to guide you. 

What Abbeyfield look for in our team members: 


  • A cheerful and friendly demeanour, understanding the needs of older people
  • Someone that enjoys being creative in the kitchenwhether it be a signature dish or your secret cake recipe
  • A person that takes pride in what they do
  • Somebody that is organised, confident and happy to engage with others, sharing relevant information within the Housing team.
  • Able to offer a warm welcome to family, friends of Abbeyfield and contractors, both in person and over the phone 


To show our gratitude for helping us out in times of need, we can offer you the following benefits: 

  • Flexible working, without the commitment of contracted hours 
  • Competitive rates of pay  
  • Holiday pay accrual
  • Eligibility for a Blue Light card, with huge savings
  • Unlimited opportunities to earn £500 via our 'refer a colleague' scheme
  • Also, we are proud to be a Menopause Friendly accredited workplace, offering awareness guidance and support 


You can find out more about what makes working for Abbeyfield great using the link below 


Rewards and benefits of working at Abbeyfield | Careers at Abbeyfield 


We look forward to hearing from you 


*We reserve the right to close posts at any time once we have received sufficient applications.

Other details

  • Job Family Bank Workers
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate £12.85
  • Max Hiring Rate £12.85
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