Catering Assistant - Bank

Posted 4 January by Sanctuary Care
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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

Westmead Residential Care Home, Westmead Close, Droitwich Spa, Worcestershire

£8.11 - £8.31 per hour (dependent on qualifications)

Hours to be worked as and when required

Why work for us?

Our vision of keeping kindness at the heart of our care underpins the ethos of our entire organisation. We are committed to ensuring our residents, who chose Sanctuary Care to support them in their later years, are able to live happy and contented lives full of wonderful experiences and memories. 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.

Where you’ll work

Westmead Residential Care Home is surrounded by secluded gardens, situated in a quiet residential area in the spa town of Droitwich. Our dedicated team provides residential and early-stage dementia care to our 33 residents as well as day care to people from the local community.

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The role will include

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. Excellent food and great service play a key part in our resident’s day.

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.

Ready to join us?

As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary Care a great place to work we offer access to a range of great employee benefits including:

  • Enhanced rate of pay (dependent on qualifications)
  • Refer a friend scheme with payment of up to £750 available*
  • Loyalty bonus scheme
  • Contributory pension from Sanctuary up to set limits
  • Access to a free 24/7 support service providing emotional support including counselling as ?well as legal, financial and medical advice.
  • Discounts on shopping, holidays, cinema, dining, days out and much more via ‘My Rewards’

    * Terms and Conditions apply

    To assist you in building a rewarding career in care you can look forward to excellent training and development opportunities within a friendly and supportive environment.

    If you require further assistance please the home onquote Ref: 43015

    View the detailed Job Profile

    Closing date: 01 February 2019

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

Building Equality and Diversity

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: 36945146

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