Are you passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of others? Are you dedicated to providing a clean and comfortable environment where residents can feel safe and cared for? We are thrilled to invite applications for the positions of Cook and Kitchen Porter at our compassionate residential care home. There are full time and part time roles available.

In the role of Kitchen Porter, you will be an essential part of our dedicated culinary team, supporting the preparation of nutritious meals for our residents. Your role will involve maintaining cleanliness in the kitchen and dining areas, assisting with food preparation and service, and ensuring the smooth operation of the kitchen. Your hard work and dedication will contribute to the overall well-being and happiness of our residents through nourishing meals and a pleasant dining experience.

In the role of Cook, you will play a vital part in our culinary team, dedicated to crafting delicious and nutritious meals for our cherished residents. Your responsibilities will center around creating exceptional food and fostering meaningful interactions with those we serve. Your culinary expertise and interpersonal skills will combine to provide our residents with nourishing, delectable meals and an enjoyable dining experience that enhances their overall well-being and contentment.

Working in a residential care home offers a unique opportunity to make a meaningful difference in the lives of our residents and their families. Your compassion, empathy, and dedication will be highly valued and appreciated by our residents and the entire care team.

We are seeking individuals with a genuine passion for providing exceptional care, a strong work ethic, and a positive attitude. Experience in kitchen operations is preferred, but not essential, as we provide comprehensive training and ongoing support.

Join our caring team and become part of a close-knit community that values compassion, teamwork, and making a difference in the lives of others. Apply now to be a Kitchen Porter or Cook at Pilton House Trust, and together, let’s create a nurturing and uplifting environment for our residents to thrive.

We are also recruiting for a Night Support Worker. As a Night Support Worker, you will be an integral member of our dedicated team, focused on providing exceptional care and support to our residents during the nighttime hours. Your role involves ensuring the safety, comfort, and well-being of our residents, including assistance with night-time routines, responding to their needs, and maintaining a secure environment. Your compassionate dedication will have a profound impact on our residents, contributing to their peace of mind and enhancing their overall quality of life during the night.

You are welcome to download the application form below. All applications are held in a secure, GDPR compliant manner. Please be aware that all application forms must be completed in full. Any forms that have parts omitted may not be considered.

If you are interested in applying for a role within Pilton House Trust, please download the application form below and return to: 

Application form download: Here


Alternatively, please complete the questionnaire below. This method will also be sent to the management team at Pilton House Trust.



Application Form
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Equal Opportunities Statement
We are an equal opportunities employer and aim to ensure that people are recruited, selected, trained and promoted on the basis of job requirements, skills, abilities and other objective criteria. We will ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, religious belief, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or are disadvantage by conditions or requirements which cannot be shown to be justified as being necessary for the safe and effective performance of the job. Monitoring applicants’ ethnic origin ensures that we are not unintentionally discriminating against people when we provide services. How would you describe your ethnic origin:

At Pilton House Trust, we are committed to protecting the privacy and personal data of our applicants. In accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and applicable data protection laws, we have implemented measures to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and lawful processing of personal data collected through our application form.

Data Controller:

Pilton House Trust is the data controller responsible for the processing of your personal data provided in this application form.

Personal Data Collection and Purpose:

We collect and process the personal data you provide in this application form for the purpose of evaluating your application for the desired position or opportunity. The personal data may include, but is not limited to, your name, contact information, educational background, work experience, and any other information relevant to the application process.

Legal Basis for Processing:

The legal basis for processing your personal data is our legitimate interest in assessing your suitability for the position or opportunity you are applying for. By submitting this application form, you consent to the processing of your personal data for this purpose.

Data Sharing and Disclosure:

We may share your personal data with relevant individuals involved in the recruitment or selection process within Pilton House Trust. Your personal data will be treated as confidential and will not be disclosed to any third parties without your consent, unless required by law or for the purposes of the application process.

Data Retention:

We will retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purpose for which it was collected and to comply with legal obligations. If your application is successful and you are offered a position, your personal data will be processed as part of our employee records.

Data Subject Rights:

Under the GDPR, you have the right to access, rectify, erase, and restrict the processing of your personal data. You also have the right to object to the processing and the right to data portability. To exercise these rights or to seek clarification about the processing of your personal data, please contact us using the contact details provided in this application form.

Data Security:

We take appropriate technical and organizational measures to ensure the security and confidentiality of your personal data against unauthorised access, loss, or destruction.

Changes to the GDPR Statement:

We may update this GDPR statement from time to time to reflect changes in our data processing practices or legal requirements. The most current version will be available on our website or upon request.


By submitting this application form, you confirm that you have read, understood, and agree to the processing of your personal data as described in this GDPR statement.


If you have any questions or concerns about our data processing practices or this GDPR statement, please contact us using the contact details provided in this application form.

Pilton House Trust

Pilton House Trust

Pilton Street


EX31 1PQ

01271 342188