Kitchen Assistant

  • The Orders of St John Care Trust
  • Spalding, UK
  • 30 Dec, 2021
Full time

Job Description

Kitchen Assistant
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Location: Spalding, Lincolnshire
Salary: £9.50 - £9.85 (plus weekend enhancements)
Hours of work: 19  hours - Part time (including alternative weekends)

We are now recruiting a Kitchen Assistant to join our team!  

We’re currently recruiting for a Kitchen Assistant to join our passionate, hard-working and friendly catering team, to create delicious meals, snacks and drinks for our residents. You’ll get to know our residents, understand their likes and dislikes so that mealtimes are always a highlight of their day You don’t need to have previous formal catering experience, as we’ll give you the training you need, although it would be helpful if you hold a Basic Food Hygiene Certificate.

What we’re looking for is someone who is keen on cooking and takes pride in kitchen hygiene standards. You’ll have a positive can-do approach, with good communication skills and you’ll be passionate about ensuring our residents receive the best service possible. You’ll be confident in engaging with our elderly residents to understand their individual needs and enjoy being part of the wider team in the home. In joining us, you’ll also become part of our extended family. You’ll work alongside other team members who are passionate about providing care, warmth and kindness to all those who live and work in our homes.

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.  

Here are some of the other benefits you’ll enjoy as a valued member of our team:
* Paid breaks
* Paid DBS
* Higher rate of pay at weekends
* Free Uniform
* Free Training
* Development and progression opportunities
* Overtime available
* “My Rewards” offering you discount on shopping, days out, restaurants and much more!

If you think you have the right skills and attitude to deliver the highest quality of care for our residents as a Kitchen Assistant within our care homes, then you could be next to join us. So apply, and get your career started with us today. 

Should you have any questions about this role or our application process, please call our recruitment team on 0345 013 1714   

All candidates will be required to have an enhanced DBS which is on the update service. All offers are conditional upon satisfactory background checks.

Southfield House Care Home, Spalding.

Southfield House Care Home, Lincolnshire offers compassionate, individualised residential and dementia care for up to 31 residents.  The home is situated in a quiet residential location, close to the town of Spalding.  

Care charity and provider The Orders of St John Care Trust are respected in the care sector for a flexible range of care provision, making the most of voluntary sector contributions to help vulnerable adults achieve a more dignified lifestyle.

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).