Kitchen Assistant - 26.5 hours per week

Job details
Posting date: 19 April 2021
Salary: £8.91 per hour
Additional salary information: 8.91 - 8.91
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 19 May 2021
Location: Coldstream, TD12 4EX
Company: Vacancy Filler
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: APR20212078

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Kitchen Assistant 26.5 hours per week 

Are you a team player who wants to be part of providing an essential service to our residents?
Are you able to provide high quality, healthy and nutritious menus to our residents.
Do you have a practical approach and commitment to providing a quality service?
If you would like to work for an award winning care provider, supporting all catering functions within our home, then we are the employer for you.
St Philip's Care is dedicated to providing outstanding care to our clients which is why we have been named ‘The most outstanding care group’ in the UK in and ‘The most improved Dementia Care Group in the UK’  by the UK Over 50s Housing Awards.
We have a vision; to provide the kindest care homes in the UK. To achieve this, we focus on individual residents, working in partnership with their families and our colleagues, to provide one to one care of the highest quality.
Reporting to the Home Manager the successful candidate will be an organised and helpful leader in a busy kitchen environment. Working from newly created menus you will be responsible for organizing, preparing and serving appetizing and freshly produced food, whilst maintaining the highest standards of cleanliness and health and safety.
The successful candidate will be required to work as a Kitchen Assistant  and will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. Shift patterns will be discussed in interview.
As a Kitchen Assistant you will be responsible for:

To assist in the preparation and serving of  meals and beverages as required.
To prepare the dining room for the serving of meals. To clear tables and ensure all crockery and cutlery are washed put away. To work in accordance with the homes policies. To carry out kitchen duties ensuring a high standard of hygiene at all times. 
To use resources effectively and order food. Report any issues or matters raised by service users concerning catering to the Care Centre Manager
Attend mandatory and in house training as required Understand COSHH Maintain cleanliness and hygiene records as required
As Kitchen assistant it would be preferable for you to have:

Minimum qualification, basic or Intermediate Food Hygiene certificate Knowledge of textured and modified diets Experience in a care, hospital or commercial kitchen setting would be advantageous but not essential as full training can be provided
Have good verbal and written skills To have the ability to relate to our residents in a kind and courteous manner

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