Catering Assistant

Posted 5 April 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’.

Kitchen Assistant

Dunollie Residential and Nursing Home 31 Filey Rd, Scarborough, North Yorkshire

£7.83 per hour

44 hours per week  

Dunollie Residential and Nursing Home provides palliative, residential, nursing, respite and physical disability care for older people. At Dunollie we strive to fulfil the needs of the people we support with a range of the resources, therapies and facilities that support each person achieve their optimum potential and maintain their independence. We deliver expert individual care for each person who stays with us and provide a comfortable, homely and caring environment.

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We 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.

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: 37131

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Closing date: 30 April 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: 34838980

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