Kitchen Assistant

Care Vacancy Ltd
North Weald
Competitive salary
05 Mar 2018
14 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Part Time

Kitchen Assistant - Epping

Competitive Pay Rate - 30 hours per week

Abbeyfield are looking to recruit Kitchen Assistants to work in their Care Homes in the Epping Area.

Working as a Kitchen Assistant at Abbeyfield you will maintain a clean environment in all areas of the House to maximize residents comfort and enjoyment of their surroundings.

The role of Kitchen Assistant includes the following responsibilities:

  • To manage the cleaning procedures and schedules for the kitchen in accordance with Environmental Health standards.
  • To undertake basic food and drink preparation as directed by the Head Chef.
  • To be responsible for the daily use of catering equipment and reporting any defects to the Head Chef/Home Manager/Maintenance person.
  • To ensure the correct use of all equipment and products in line with COSHH requirements.
  • To ensure all deliveries received are correctly placed into fridge / freezers or store areas.
  • To keep the kitchen and store areas in a clean and hygienic condition.
  • Ensure all food related activities comply with food safety regulations and the completion of all relevant records in relation to food safety as directed.

The following requirements are essential:

  • Ability to communicate and interact well with people.
  • To be able to read and write to a good standard.
  • Ability to work well as part of a team.
  • Show an understanding of the needs of older people.
  • Ability to carry out all aspects of the role to a high standard at all times.
  • Willing to travel for training as required.

The following requirements are desirable:

  • A relevant qualification NVQ2 or equivalent (or willingness to work towards).
  • Working in services for older people.

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