Catering Assistant

Posted 22 October by Vista
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We are looking for a Catering Assistant to join our team at our New Wycliffe Residential Home, based in Rushey Mead, Leicester, which provides high quality residential care to older people with sensory impairments.

In this role you will;

  • Prepare and cook hot breakfasts, simple hot meals and cakes
  • Produce food to help facilitate a healthy balanced diet
  • Maintain a high standard of cleanliness and hygiene within the kitchen
  • Present food and drink in an appetizing way to encourage enjoyment
  • Maintain and clean all kitchen surfaces, fixtures and fittings.

You will be required to work 16 hours per week every weekend (Saturdays and Sundays) between the hours of 7:00am - 3:00pm, with the ability to cover for sickness and holidays when required.

You will need a current Food Hygiene Certificate, good verbal communication skills, the ability to work on own initiative, and also to work effectively as part of a team.

Previous catering experience and of working with people in a residential or health setting is desirable but not essential as full training will be provided.

In return you will receive a competitive salary in line with the Health & social care sector, and a generous benefits package and investment in your personal growth with continuous training.

Working for Vista means you will be working for one of the oldest and largest local charities in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland, working with people with sight loss and their families.

Closing date: Monday 2nd November 2020 - Noon

Interview Dates: To be confirmed

If you do not hear from us within three weeks of the closing date, please assume you have regrettably not been selected for interview on this occasion.

Vista Reserves the right to withdraw this advert in the event of high volumes of applications received.

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure from the DBS.

Required skills

  • Catering
  • Food Hygiene
  • Food Preparation
  • Residential Care

Reference: 41230422

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