Kitchen Assistant

  • The Orders of St John Care Trust
  • Malmesbury, UK
  • 25 Nov, 2021
Full time

Job Description

Kitchen Assistant- Athelstan House Malmesbury  30 or 40 hours per week - 10 hour shifts, 7.30am 17.30pm - alternate weekends Rate of Pay £9.58 per hour  About our Care Home: Located on the outskirts of the historic medieval market town of Malmesbury, Athelstan House is a purpose-built home surrounded by a large landscaped garden. Athelstan House offers compassionate, individualised residential, nursing, dementia, respite, intermediate and day care for up to 80 residents in a modern, comfortable environment.  The role: Carrying out general dining room duties such as, laying, waiting on tables, clearing tables etc. Washing up, keeping kitchen areas clean and maintaining cooking and storage areas. Involved in food preparation such to support the Cook and Chef. What experience do you need? Due to our supportive catering team, you do not need to have previous formal catering experience. All we ask for is someone who is keen on cooking and takes pride in kitchen hygiene standards. Alongside this you will have a can-do approach, be team orientated and excellent communication skills. Above all, you’ll be passionate about ensuring our residents received the best service possible. AND IN RETURN The Trust is a great place to work; we’ve been providing care for almost 1,000 years and we’re currently the second largest not-for-profit provider in the UK. Not-for-profit means that we reinvest every penny we make into our residents, colleagues and the care homes we live and work in. Therefore, we offer a great range of benefits, including a competitive salary, training and development. Alongside keeping our colleagues safe with PPE, daily testing and comfort in knowing all your colleagues will be fully vaccinated against COVID-19  (in line with government legislation; please do not continue with this application if you have not received all doses of an approved COVID-19 vaccination, clinically exempt or under 18 years of age).  Here are some of the other benefits you’ll enjoy as a valued member of our team: * Company pension * Company sick pay (after probation) * Weekend rates * Life Assurance * 28 days holiday entitlement (including bank holidays) pro rata * Free uniform * Free DBS * Free car parking * Employee Assistance Programme and Health and Wellbeing Platform * Comprehensive Induction, ongoing training and development * Refer a Friend bonus scheme paying £500 for carer recommendations * “My Rewards” offering you discount on shopping, days out, restaurants and much more. Our commitment to be sector-leading in all aspects of safety for our colleagues and residents has ensured that we always have full PPE supplies for all our services. Our early adoption of the vaccine means as a key worker you will have access to personally being vaccinated, alongside ‘instant’ tests, known as Lateral Flow Tests, for every day you work in one of our homes. We are following the government’s guidelines around our colleagues working in only one care home to limit the spread of infection from one healthcare workplace to another. As a result of this, if you already have another job in another healthcare organisation and you wish to continue working there alongside the Trust, unfortunately we would not be able to progress with your application at this time. However, if you are happy to consider committing to working for us exclusively until the restrictions are lifted we are happy to discuss guaranteeing you the hours you will lose from not being able to work your second job. Or once the restrictions are lifted, please do not hesitate to re-apply for any of our roles that maybe of interest to you then.