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’.
Catering Assistant - Bank
Orchard House Residential Care Home, 191 High Street, Sawston, Cambridgeshire
£7.83 To £8.03 Per Hour (Dependent On Qualifications)
Hours As And When Required
Orchard House Residential Care home is situated close to the High Street in the beautiful village of Sawston, on the outskirts of Cambridge. Supporting 35 residents, our dedicated team provides residential, dementia and day care.
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We now have an exciting opportunity for a Catering 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.
In return we offer you a competitive salary, full training and development opportunities, discount schemes and a contributory pension, as well as 28 days holiday (pro rata) including bank holidays.
Isn’t it time you joined us?
If you require further assistance please contact the home onand quote Ref: 39313
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Closing date: 18 October 2018
We reserve the right to withdraw this advertisement at any time depending on applications; 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.
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