Kitchen Assistant - Part Time

Exemplar Health Care
£15,000 - £19,999
12 Apr 2018
21 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Part Time
Kitchen Assistant - £7.83 per hour – 20 hours per week

Greenside Court

A 20-bed, nurse-led care home, Greenside Court is a caring, welcoming, person-centred home.

Working with families, professionals and most importantly our service users, we build care and activity plans around individuals. Encouraging service users to be happy and develop their skills is important. We want to ensure they are working towards their goals, and gain a sense of achievement.

Our home

Greenside has two units, Heshon and Bernard. Each unit has a dining room, activities room and lounges where service users can relax and enjoy the company of their fellow residents or of their loved ones.

Bedrooms are decorated to suit personal tastes and feature TV and telephone access points, Wi Fi and an accessible en suite wet room.

We actively encourage an open door policy, so friends and family can visit any time. It is just as important for loved ones to be involved in giving service users the best possible quality of life, and participate in care planning and reviews.

Working alongside the Kitchen Manager, you will be part of a small team responsible for ensuring that our service users are provided with appetising and nutritional meets, to meet their dietary requirements.

Your role will include:

Preparing and cooking food in a safe manner
Ensuring that all food is stored at appropriate temperatures in line with legislation
Being aware of service user requirements and responding to comments regarding the menu
Preparing and serving food
Minimising and correctly disposing waste
Ensuring that any chemicals care correctly and safely stored
You should hold a current food hygiene certificate to at least ‘food hygiene awareness’ level within 12 weeks of taking up post

The ideal candidate should:

Be a good communicator and able to liaise with people at all levels
Be a team player, able to work on your own initiative and also under supervision
Have good personal hygiene standards

Please note that an enhanced criminal records check is required for this position. The cost of which will be paid for by the company

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