Kitchen Assistant - FT

Gracewell Healthcare
15 Nov 2016
12 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you looking for a new and exciting opportunity to be the

Kitchen Assistant

at our brand new Gracewell Home in Bath?

Gracewell of Bath is a purpose built state of the art 62 bed home due to open in early 2017. We are looking for a Kitchen Assistant to come and join our team at the end of February.

As a Kitchen Assistant you will assist in organising and preparing quality food under the supervision of the Cook/Chef, whilst maintaining high standards of cleanliness. The residents in our care home really relish meal times. Join us as a Kitchen Assistant and help make our residents very happy - all whilst developing your catering skills and enjoying some great benefits. Gracewell Healthcare are one of the UK's leading providers of health and social care services and are looking for a Kitchen Assistant to help our kitchen team produce nutritious meals several times a day to ensure our residents needs are met.

The main responsibilities of the Kitchen Assitant Role are: ???

  • To assist in the preparation, cooking and serving of meals to residents.
  • To maintain cleanliness of kitchen and equipment, ensuring the premises are always cleaned to the highest standard, following the requirements of the cleaning schedule.
  • Assist in the preparation of cold meals e.g. sandwiches and salads.
  • To monitor and record all deliveries and dispatches of frozen and dry foods.
  • To work as part of a team and participate is staff meetings
  • To wash up after meals, ensuring all crockery and equipment is cleaned and stored appropriately.
  • Clean the dining areas, where appropriate

Responsibilities and Qualifications:

  • Experience in the catering services is beneficial although not essential.
  • Possess effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Food handling course qualification desirable
  • To ensure that all kitchen equipment and kitchen areas are cleaned according to the cleaning schedules.
  • To ensure statutory and Company Health and Safety Regulations are adhered to.
  • To ensure correct storage of all dry and perishable cook chill goods as soon as possible after receipt and checking.
  • To ensure the correct, safe storage of cleaning
  • To ensure that all pots, pans, cooking utensils and service counter containers are cleaned to the required standards and correctly stored after cleaning.
  • Carry out any other reasonable instructions given by the Head Chef and/or Home Manager.

Gracewell Healthcare is a leading premier healthcare provider of residential, nursing and dementia care delivered in a most luxurious home environment providing the very highest standards of care to our residents. We believe great care starts with great people. Gracewell Healthcare has a varied range of career options available to individuals all supported by extensive learning and development programmes to make the most of your career with us.

  • 28 days holiday inclusive of Bank holiday
  • Bank holiday - double time payment for approved hours worked
  • 'Your choices' voluntary benefits - employee discounted scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Flu Vaccination
  • Employee Assistance scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme with Halfords
  • Study Support