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Catering Assistant - Bank

Posted 5 April by Sanctuary Housing Featured Ended

At Sanctuary Care we believe in providing high quality care homes where people are looked after with the utmost dignity and respect. Our strength lies in the quality of our people and we employ those who will share our mission statement ‘Keeping kindness at the heart of our care’.

Kitchen Assistant - Bank

Abercorn House Care Home, 184-192 Low Waters Road, Hamilton, South Lanarkshire, ML3 7QH

£7.83 per hour

Hours as and when required

Abercorn House Care Home specialises in the care of older people and people with dementia. We provide a person-centred approach and place people at the heart of their care programme. Located near Hamilton, this purpose-built care home provides a supportive, friendly and welcoming environment; we support people in maintaining their independence, choice and control over their lives.  Click here for more information about the home.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Kitchen Assistant to join our team.  Meal times are always sociable, interactive occasions for our residents and our passionate staff encourage this atmosphere. It is essential that our catering teams provide meals of the highest quality that are enjoyed by all.

Excellent food and great service play a key part in our resident’s day – with varying dietary needs your communication skills are a key requirement in this role.  Primary duties will include basic food preparation, presenting meals to a high standard and serving meals to our residents, all performed while adhering to relevant food hygiene legislation. An understanding of safe food storage/cleaning practices is essential to succeed in this varied yet rewarding role.

You will work with a team of like-minded individuals, all with a desire to ensure that our residents are comfortable within the home.  What is important to us is that you are a caring, enthusiastic and self-motivated individual who understands the importance of respect and dignity at all times.

Previous catering experience is desirable as is a food hygiene certificate but support and training is provided.  An approachable, reliable and compassionate attitude however is essential.

As this is a bank position, a flexible approach to work is required as you may be asked to work evening and weekend shifts, as well as during times of absence and sickness.

Benefits include:

  • 28 days annual leave inc BH (pro rata)
  • Child Care Vouchers
  • Eye Care Vouchers
  • Retail Discount Scheme
  • Cost of DBS Check
  • On-going Training & Development
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

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If you require further assistance please contact the home onand quote Ref: 37097

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Closing date: 3 May 2018

We reserve the right to withdraw this advertisement at any time depending on application volumes; therefore an early submission of application is encouraged.

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We work closely with the Home Office in order to prevent illegal working.

An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be necessary in the event of a successful application which we will pay for.

Sanctuary Care Limited is a subsidiary of Sanctuary Housing Association, an exempt charity.

Reference: 34838973

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