Weekend Kitchen Assistant

Location
Croydon, Surrey, England
Salary
Up to £8.62 per hour
Posted
04 Jan 2018
Closes
01 Feb 2018
Ref
NSDN-21
Contact
Martina S
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

Job Titles: Weekend Kitchen Assistant

Location: New Addington, Croydon

Salary: £8 per hour

Hours: Kitchen Assistant Sat and Sun 8 a. - 3 p. (12 hours per week)

Closing Date: Friday 19th January 2018

A charitable Housing Association who specialises in Supported Housing for the Elderly are seeking to recruit a Weekend Kitchen assistant to work in their modern well equipped kitchens creating nutritious and tasty meals all from fresh ingredients.

Kitchen Assistant:

As part of the Catering Team to assist in the kitchen as instructed by the Chef or Cook including:

  • Preparation of food
  • Straightforward food cooking and preparation of snacks
  • Preparation of drinks and hot beverages
  • Transporting food to the residential clusters and on-site Day Centre
  • Serving food and beverages
  • Laying dining tables
  • Clearing dining tables and washing crockery and cutlery for re-use
  • Assist with stock control and the cleanliness and tidiness of storage cupboards
  • In the dining areas to be responsible for sweeping the floor and wiping down of tables and chairs to maintain the required standard of hygiene
  • Deliver meals to residents using wheeled heated hot cabinets

As part of the Catering Team to assist in the kitchen as instructed by the Chef or Cook including:

  • Preparation of food
  • Straightforward food cooking and preparation of snacks
  • Preparation of drinks and hot beverages
  • Transporting food to the residential clusters and on-site Day Centre
  • Serving food and beverages
  • Laying dining tables
  • Clearing dining tables and washing crockery and cutlery for re-use
  • At all times to follow current Procedures, Food Hygiene requirements, Environment Health and Health & Safety at Work regulations in respect of storage, preparation and serving of food, temperature checks, cleanliness etc
  • To be responsible for the laying of dining tables and assisting with the serving of meals
  • Tidy up and/or pack away all equipment and crockery used each day, ensuring cruets are cleaned, refilled and maintained
  • Carry out the washing-up of all kitchen utensils, crockery, cutlery and equipment used in the preparation, cooking and serving of daily meal
  • Ensure the continuous cleaning of the kitchen throughout the shift including wiping down preparation surfaces, cleaning equipment and to complete the sections of the Cleaning Schedule applicable to the shift
  • In the dining areas to be responsible for sweeping the floor and wiping down of tables and chairs to maintain the required standard of hygiene
  • Deliver meals to residents using wheeled heated hot cabinets
  • Assist with stock control and the cleanliness and tidiness of storage cupboards
  • Be willing to learn and develop knowledge of the stock taking procedure

Requirements:

  • Catering experience in a commercial kitchen
  • Level 2 (minimum) Food Hygiene & Safety Certificate or equivalent
  • Ability to follow instruction
  • Supportive of a charitable, caring organisations aims and values

Desirable:

  • CIEH Level 2 Food Safety Certificate (or higher)
  • Health & Safety / COSHH training certificate

To apply for this role please click the APPLY button and CHECK YOUR EMAILS for the application form.

All job offers will be subject to a satisfactory Enhanced DBS check.

Candidates with the experience or relevant job titles of; Chef De Partie, Demi Chef de Partie, Restaurant Chef De Partie, Breakfast Chef, Casual Chef De Partie, Kitchen Chef, Kitchen Chef De Partie, Breakfast Chef De Partie, Dinner Chef, Catering, Food Catering, Catering Chef, Chef Assistant, Food Preparation, Cook, Assistant Chef, Cook Assistant, Kitchen Assistant, Kitchen Manager, Food Hygiene, Food Health and Safety Manager, Kitchen Delegation, Kitchen Supervisor will also be considered for this role.

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