Kitchen Assistant

Recruiter
Location
Waterlooville
Salary
£15,000 - £19,999
Posted
09 Apr 2018
Closes
25 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A family owned happy care home providing nursing for the discerning elderly and mentally frail over the age of 65.

We are looking for a highly motivated Kitchen Assistant to join our friendly team.

Key Responsibilities:

The Kitchen Assistant position involves assisting the head chef with all aspects of food preparation (some cooking), cleaning and food service.

The position also involves discussing the menu with the residents and taking their order, supporting chefs in a specific work section , washing, peeling and preparing food items.

  • Cooking breakfast and helping to prepare salads and desserts
  • Ensuring the food preparation areas are clean and hygienic
  • Washing utensils and dishes and making sure they are stored appropriately
  • Cooking breakfast and helping to prepare salads and desserts
  • Disposing of rubbish
  • Cleaning the food preparation equipment, floors and other kitchen tools or areas

Ensure the kitchen floor and all work surfaces are spotless before leaving

Be polite, friendly, warm and supportive to the kitchen team, residents, staff and visitors

Level 2 Food Safety and/or experience in a catering environment is preferred.