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Catering Assistant

Job details
Posting date: 21 June 2024
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 21 July 2024
Location: Daventry, NN11 4NH
Company: Elysium Healthcare
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 1102955229


Are you passionate about food and looking for a rewarding opportunity to work within a healthcare setting helping some of the most vulnerable people in society?

If so, join Badby Park a service for people with neurological illnesses, where you will be working 37.5 hours a week with an established and dedicated kitchen team.

Reporting to the Head Chef, you will support the chefs to prepare meals, maintain a clean and safe working environment, and assist with deliveries. There’s a great social aspect to this role where you can interact with people outside the kitchen regularly.

It’s a calm and pleasurable working environment, where you’ll be able to manage your workload and your career. There’s huge range of courses on offer to help grow and develop your career. If you have the aspiration, capability and dedication, Elysium Healthcare can give you the support and opportunities to help you achieve your career goals.

As a Catering Assistant you will be:

  • Assisting catering staff with both the preparation and cooking of meals in accordance with the company’s policies and procedures.
  • Serving service users, staff and visitors with food and beverages.
  • Maintaining storage procedures and stock rotation.
  • Ensuring that all areas, equipment and furniture are cleaned and stored correctly.
  • As part of the catering team, ensuring the kitchen and associated areas meet operational hygiene standards and comply with the company’s policies and procedures.
  • Liaising with the wider team, including dietitians regarding dietary and planned meals

To be successful in this role, you'll need:

  • Relevant Catering Qualification (Desirable)
  • Knowledge of COSHH and HACCP
  • Experience of working within similar role.
  • Basic numeracy and literacy skills.

Where you will be working:

Location: Badby Road West, Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN11 4NH

You will be working at Badby Park, a specialist inpatient neurological rehabilitation and complex care service for people with neurological illnesses, acquired brain and spinal cord injuries.

You will work alongside side the multidisciplinary and clinical teams to deliver truly person-centred services where each individual is at the heart of everything. The service has extensive facilities to cater for specific needs for people over 18 years old, who have complex neurological care and rehabilitation requirement

What you will get:

  • Annual salary of £23,692.50
  • The equivalent of 33 days annual leave – plus your birthday off!
  • Free meals and parking
  • Wellbeing support and activities to help you maintain a great work-life balance.
  • Career development and training to help you achieve your career goals.
  • Pension contribution to secure your future.
  • Life Assurance for added peace of mind.
  • Enhanced Maternity Package so you can truly enjoy this special time.

There is also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, car leasing without a credit check, holiday financing and much more.

About your next employer

You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with over 8,000 employees and a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 90 services across England and Wales covering Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is opportunity for you to grow and move.

Elysium Healthcare is part of Ramsay Health Care with a global network that extends across 10 countries and employs over 86,000 people globally.

Elysium Healthcare follows safer recruitment of staff for all appointments. It is a requirement that all staff understand it is each person’s individual responsibility and are committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of service users. Candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure.