Kitchen Assistant - BANK

  • Bupa
  • Wantage OX12, UK
  • 20 Feb, 2024

Job Description

Requisition Title

 : Kitchen Assistant - BANK

Job Number:

Richmond Letcombe Regis 
South Street Letcombe Regis
 Oxfordshire OX12 9JY
Location Status : On site
Salary Amount : 11. 60



Job Title: Kitchen Assistant - BANK

Location:Richmond Village Letcombe Regis
Richmond Villages, South St, Letcombe Regis OX12 9RG

Salary range: £11. 60


We make health happen

Here at Bupa we support those when they need it the most. Richmond Villages are our retirement village provider. They deliver person-centred care, supporting independence and honouring choice to help our residents live their best lives.

As a Kitchen Assistant, you’ll assist our Chefs in ensuring all catering areas are cleaned, maintained and safe.

You can count on a thorough induction when you start to help you settle into your new role followed by ongoing training and development including access to apprenticeships.

This also includes access to our online portal which has a variety of resources to aid personal development & free access LinkedIn's online learning platform.

You’ll help us make health happen by:

  • Preparing simple meals and ancillary items for service under the direction of the Chef
  • Washing dishes by hand or loading the dishwasher, you’ll store clean items neatly and safely to minimise breakages
  • Sweeping and mopping kitchen floors to ensure they’re free from grease or spillage at all times
  • Washing work tables, walls, kitchen equipment and appliances, adhering to cleaning schedules
  • Operating kitchen equipment and transferring this safely between storage and work areas
  • Ensuring the kitchen is kept tidy and left secure, rubbish is removed, and all supplies are put away in the correct place
  • Adhering to company Food Safety and Health and Safety policies at all times, maintaining all records outlined in the HACCP policy

Key Skills / Qualifications needed for this role:

You have an understanding of Health and Safety and knowledge of maintaining a clean, safe and hygiene environment. An up to date CIEH Level 2 Food Hygiene Certificate (or equivalent) and previous experience of working in a catering department or kitchen would be advantageous. Ideally you have some knowledge of working in a care environment and stock control along with an ability to prepare simple meals. Organised and adaptable, you have the ability to work well within a team and under your own initiative.


Our benefits are designed to make health happen for our people. Viva is our global wellbeing programme and includes all aspects of our health – from mental and physical, to financial, social and environmental wellbeing. We support flexible working and have a range of family friendly benefits.

Joining Bupa in this role you will receive the following benefits and more:

  • My Healthcare - Quick, easy access to support, advice, and treatment for a variety of health-related issues, including remote GP, physiotherapy, and mental health support – all available from one phone number 24/7.
  • Annual allowance which you can redeem against a menu of Bupa healthcare products, all to the approximate value of £350
  • Free meal with every shift
  • Holidays - 20 days + Bank Holidays
  • Long Service - For every milestone at Bupa we will reward you with ecards, extra holidays and money!
  • Interest- free annual travel Loan to enable the purchase of public transport annual season tickets.
  • Wagestream - Have early access up to 40% of your earned wages within minutes.
  • We offer a range of Bupa pension plans – Find out more on our career site
  • Parental Leave - We have schemes for adoption, birth parents and co parents - Find out more on our career site
  • Menopause Plan - Specifically designed to empower women to seek advice, choose their treatment and take control of their health.
  • Access to discounts at a wide variety of gyms and fitness facilities across the UK

Why Bupa?

We’re a health insurer and provider. With no shareholders, our customers are our focus. Our people are all driven by the same purpose – helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives and making a better world. We make health happen by being brave, caring and responsible in everything we do.

We encourage all of our people to “Be you at Bupa”, we champion diversity, and we understand the importance of our people representing the communities and customers we serve.  That’s why we especially encourage applications from people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. 

As a Disability Confident employer, we offer a guaranteed interview for every disabled applicant who meets the minimum criteria for the job. We’ll make sure you are treated fairly and offer reasonable adjustments as part of our recruitment process to anyone that needs them.

Unposting Date

 : Ongoing
Care Home Postcode : OX12 9RG


 : Hospitality and Catering