Kitchen Assistant

Posted 6 days ago by Caring Homes Group
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Kitchen Assistant Role

At Caring Homes our passion is care and support. We offer residential, nursing and dementia care for older people at our high quality care homes across the UK.

But why join our team?

We couldn’t achieve what we do without our amazing teams. We believe in our people and want to ensure you feel appreciated and supported at every step of your journey with us. For this reason, we offer an excellent range of benefits as listed below.

Great rates of pay– We regularly review regional and competitor pay rates to ensure we’re offering the best incentives to work with us
One place of work– We operate residential/supported living services, meaning you’ll not need to worry about travelling from location to location.
Flexible hours– enabling you to balance work and home life.
Voluntary Benefits Package– offering amazing retail discounts at over 8,000 locations nationwide, enabling our staff to make savings of up to £1,500 per year
Personalised career pathladders including support with your Care Certificate to ensure fulfilling career development
Learning and Development programmewith full induction training including buddy system
Childcare vouchers
Employee Assistance Programme– Immediate access to a confidential telephone counselling and legal information service which operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year
Online Health Portal- All colleagues have access to the online health portal which enables you to make the most of full access to an encyclopedia of health information
Refer a Friend Scheme – get up to £500 for referring a carer and £1000 for referring a nurse to us

The Responsibilities

Maintain and improve professional knowledge and competence
Report to the Head Chef
Attend mandatory training days/courses, on or off site, as and when required
Ensure statutory Health and Safety standards in the kitchen and dining areas
Ensure all crockery and equipment is cleaned and stored appropriately, and that the overall cleaning of the kitchen area (and, where appropriate, the dining areas) is carried out effectively
Promote safe working practice in the Care Centre
Adhere to all Company policies and procedures within the defined timescales.
Ensure all equipment is clean and well maintained
Carry out any other tasks that may be reasonably assigned to you

The Role

Good Communication Skills
Ability to work on own initiative
Ability to maintain high levels of hygiene within the workplace
Experience of food preparation
Good interpersonal skills

To speak to a member of our dedicated team, feel free to call the recruitment line on

“We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age”.

Reference: 37002245

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