Catering Assistant

Posted 5 days ago by Sanctuary Housing Featured

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

Furzehatt Residential and Nursing Home, 59 Furzehatt Road, Plymstock, Plymouth, Devon

£7.83 to £8.03 per hour (Dependent on qualifications) - New increased pay rate

36 hours per week

Surrounded by tranquil gardens, Furzehatt Residential and Nursing Home is situated in the leafy suburb of Plymstock. The home provides residential, dementia, nursing and palliative care for up to 60 residents. Click here for further information about the home.

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.

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: 30666

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Closing date: 03 May 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.

Reference: 34834861

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