Bank Kitchen Assistant

  • The Orders of St John Care Trust
  • Oxford, UK
  • 02 May, 2022
Full time

Job Description

Bank Kitchen Assistant Location: Longlands Care Home, Blackbird Leys, Oxford Pay rate: Up to £11.03 per hour Available shift times: 8:00am - 2:00pm, 2:00pm - 7:00pm ABOUT THE ROLE Do you want to have greater say over when you work? Bank contracts are not temporary, but they are flexible. They don’t have any guaranteed hours so when we do offer you work it’s your choice to work or not. This gives you the flexibility to work around your other commitments, such as your studies, another job or caring for family members. Or if you a looking to gain experience in the care sector without making a permanent commitment, or to simply ‘keep your hand in’ if you are partially retired; bank contracts are an excellent option for you.  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. 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. Longlands Care Home is situated a quiet residential location in Blackbird Leys in Oxford. The home offers compassionate residential, early-stage dementia and respite care and is short distance of the town centre, shops and local amenities.We’re rated 9.4 by Carehome.co.uk and Good by the Care Quality Commission. 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 and daily testing Here are some of the other benefits you’ll enjoy as a bank worker: * Higher rates of pay at weekends  * Pro rata’d annual leave entitlement * Workplace pension * Free uniform * Free DBS * Free parking * Refer a Friend reward programme paying £500 for care assistant recommendations  * Blue Light Card, offering you discounts on shopping, days out, restaurants and much more ABOUT YOU 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. If you think you have the right skills and attitude we’re looking for as a Kitchen Assistant within our care homes, then you could be the next to join us. So, apply and get your career started with us today.