Kitchen Assistant

Recruiter
Buckland Care
Location
Tuffley, Gloucester
Salary
£7.83 per hour
Posted
03 Oct 2018
Closes
31 Oct 2018
Ref
Kitchen assistant
Contract Type
Permanent

We are looking for an enthusiastic and reliable Kitchen Assistant to join our team at Brunswick House Nursing & Residential Home in Gloucester The applicant will need to be available to work some weekends. Experience is beneficial but not a requirement.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • To assist in the preparation of meals to the required standard
  • To assist in the economical use of materials
  • The support the chef in the effective operation of the kitchen

Key Accountabilities:

  • To actively contribute in the preparation of food and the cleaning of the kitchen area as instructed by the Chef
  • To be aware of the residents’ needs and dietary preferences
  • To hold a suitable food hygiene certificate and attend any other mandatory training on- or off-site as required
  • To prepare food in a hygienic manner
  • To prepare the meals for distribution to the residents of the home ensuring that appropriate temperatures are maintained
  • To ensure that all food is used within the prescribed period, with particular attention paid to perishable goods
  • To dispose of waste correctly
  • To store all delivered goods adequately, appropriately and securely
  • To maintain the kitchen equipment, as specified by the respective manufacturers
  • To ensure that all equipment and cleaning materials are properly used, kept clean, not abused and replaced in the proper places where they are kept when not in use
  • To ensure that the company’s general policies and procedures are read and understood
  • Maintain such records as are required by the registering authorities
  • Ensure that all information of a confidential nature gained in the course of work is not disclosed to third parties
  • Notify the Home Manager as soon as possible of your inability to report for duty and also upon your return to work from all periods of absence
  • Ensure that the kitchen is left in a clean and hygienic state at all times
  • To attend staff meetings as required
  • To keep a high standard of personal cleanliness and appearance, to include the wearing of the specified uniform
  • Carry out any other tasks that may be reasonably assigned to you

Employee Benefits

  • Day off on your birthday
  • Refund on your DBS check after 6 months of service
  • Competitive rates of pay with the opportunity to increase this through training and development
  • Free meals
  • Free uniforms
  • Paid breaks
  • Special bank holiday pay rates on major bank holidays
  • Learning & Development - free training (you are paid to attend training) and personalised training plans
  • Recognition Rewards - e.g. employee of the month
  • Friend referral reward scheme
  • Parties & Events

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