Kickstart - Trainee Kitchen Assistant
18 January 2022
20 February 2022
DWP Kickstart Scheme
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To apply for this job, you must be claiming Universal Credit and 16 to 24 years old.
Four Seasons Healthcare Group Treasury Limited
As a Trainee Kitchen assistant you will be working alongside experienced team members and assisting them in the preparation and delivery of high quality food and beverages.
You will gain knowledge and the skills in how to maintain a clean and safe environment suitable for food preparation.
You will work with other team members to ensure the overall dining experience is consistently delivered to all residents. As one of the largest healthcare providers in the UK it's important to us to couple great care with meaningful and enjoyable experiences.
As a Trainee Kitchen Assistant you will be:-
Working alongside experienced team members in the kitchen area
Developing your hands on experience of food preparation including vegetables, salads, omelettes and sandwiches
Gaining experience of maintaining a high standard of cleanliness and tidiness in the kitchen area including all equipment and appliances
Understanding and implementing the principles of safe food handling to ensure food preparation is undertaken to the highest possible standards of hygiene
Practicing safe systems of work across a range of tasks in particular moving and handling of loads
Working closely with team members to understand and deliver a high standard of work and ensuring all Safety at Work legislation is adhered to.
We offer you a great range of benefits, which include:-
Excellent on the job training with a team of mentors
Ongoing development with the potential of a permanent opportunity
Weekly training delivered by our learning partner
Discounts and benefits suited to your lifestyle
Free onsite parking
Generous holiday entitlement
Various shifts available
Refer a Friend scheme of £150 (unlimited referrals)
NEST work place pension contributions
Free enhanced DBS check
All interested young people need to be double vaccinated before starting with Four Seasons (they have until 28/02/2022), unless medically exempt.
To succeed you will be:-
You need to have had both Covid-19 vaccinations to take up employment with Four Seasons.
A positive person, showing a desire to deliver a great service
Eager to develop your skills and knowledge
Comfortable working with others and happy to engage with different people
A good communicator
Energetic and hard-working
Flexible and adaptable to change
Experience of working as a Kitchen Assistant is not necessary. We provide you with excellent learning, development and support opportunities, to equip you with the knowledge and skills to make a real difference in the role.
Example of working pattern is: 4 days on 4 days off - 25hrs per week to be worked between 8am to 8pm - to be confirmed with successful candidate
ADDITIONAL EMPLOYABILITY SUPPORT
Employability support will be delivered remotely through our Gateway, Learning Curve Group.
They will deliver the NCFE Level 1 Employability Skills Award qualification during the placement, working on the following units:-
Working in a Team
Writing a CV
Kickstarter's will also be given pastoral support throughout their placement by their personal Employability Coach from Learning Curve Group. During their placement, they will also have the opportunity to complete a vocational Level 2 qualification as supplied by Learning Curve Group through their Flexible Learning offer.
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