Catering Assistant

Leicester, Leicestershire
£6,530.22 per annum
05 Oct 2018
17 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Part Time

Catering Assistant

16 Hrs per week

£6,530.22 per annum

We are looking for a Catering Assistant to join our team at our New Wycliffe Residential Home, based in Rushey Mead, Leicester, which provides high quality residential care to older people with sensory impairments.

In this role you will;

  • Prepare and cook hot breakfasts, simple hot meals and cakes
  • Produce food to help facilitate a healthy balanced diet
  • Maintain a high standard of cleanliness and hygiene within the kitchen
  • Present food and drink in an appetizing way to encourage enjoyment
  • Maintain and clean all kitchen surfaces, fixtures and fittings.

You will be required to work 16 hours per week flexibly Monday – Sunday between the hours of 7:30am – 7:30pm, including bank holidays and weekends, and the ability to cover for sickness and holidays when required.

You will need a current Food Hygiene Certificate, good verbal communication skills, the ability to work on own initiative, and also to work effectively as part of a team.

Previous catering experience and of working with people in a residential or health setting is desirable but not essential as full training will be provided.

In return you will receive a competitive salary in line with the Health & social care sector, and a generous benefits package and investment in your personal growth with continuous training.

Working for Vista means you will be working for one of the oldest and largest local charities in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland, working with people with sight loss and their families.

Closing date: Wednesday 17th October 2018 - Midnight

Interviews: Friday 26th October 2018

If you do not hear from us within three weeks of the closing date, please assume you have regrettably not been selected for interview on this occasion. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure from the DBS.