Kitchen Assistant / Kitchen Porter / Preparation Chef

Olton, West Midlands, England
Up to £8.21 per hour
05 Jun 2019
03 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Part Time

Job Title: Kitchen Assistant

Based: Olton, Solihull, B27 6PF

Salary: £8 per hour / £8,538 pa for 20 hrs/week

Job Type: Part Time, Permanent (Afternoons from Monday to Friday, from 2 to 6)

Closing Date for applications: 4th July 2019

Job Role:

The Trust (a well-established charitable care provider in Olton, Solihull) currently has a vacancy for an experienced Kitchen Assistant to support the Chef Manager in the kitchens at Alexandra House, the Trust's residential care home.

As an organisation they put their residents' care and wellbeing at the heart of everything they do and they provide freshly cooked, nutritious meals each day, onsite for 57 residents.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To assist the Chef Manager with the preparation and cooking of meals including; plating and finishing of food, preparing food trolleys, transporting meals, service of food, maintaining high standards of hygiene and cleanliness at all times
  • The serving of meals ensuring correct portion control
  • Cleaning of the kitchen and all equipment, washing up and deep cleaning
  • Where necessary, preparation of dining areas/dining furniture
  • Assist in the receipt, checking and storage of deliveries and stock rotation

Key Requirements:

  • Previous experience working in a commercial kitchen is essential
  • The Trust is looking for professional, self-motivated team players who are sensitive to the needs of older people
  • As the posts involve working with vulnerable adults, and an enhanced DBS check will be taken up for successful candidates by the Trust
  • The ability to work flexible hours on occasion is desirable

What they offer:

You will receive regular training and supervision, along with development opportunities across the Trust.

They continue to reward their staff with competitive salaries and a number of employee benefits including

  • 31 days holiday inclusive of Bank Holidays, increasing with service
  • Company sick pay
  • Pension scheme
  • Free Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance programme
  • Long service awards
  • Ongoing career development training

Equal Opportunities:

The Trust is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

Please note should sufficient applications be received they reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time and recruit at any stage. They always encourage all interested applicants to apply at their earliest convenience to avoid disappointment.

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