Food Services Assistant

  • Bupa
  • Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, UK
  • 13 May, 2022

Job Description

Job description:

Food Services Assistant

Canning Court Care Home, Canners Way, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 0BJ.

It's the small things that can often make the biggest difference. At Bupa Care Homes, we know it's our privilege to care for people - supporting them to live with dignity and independence. Right now, we're looking for a caring and organised individual to join us as a Food Services Assistant at Canning Court Care Home in Stratford-Upon-Avon to help us be the positive difference to our resident's lives.
Working hours and salary
£ 10.10-£11.10 per hour
36 hours
Full time/part time and bank contracts available.
Flexible working opportunities: From term time only, to set days/hours per week - we can offer a range of shift patterns that best fit around your lifestyle. Just let us know what hours you want, and we'll work with you to make sure you get the shift patterns that you're looking for.
What your typical day involves
  • Providing excellent customer service to all our residents
  • Ensuring high quality food presentation at all times
  • Serving meals and drinks to residents in the dining areas and to their rooms
  • Cleaning of the dining area ensuring it's tidy and presentable
  • Serving refreshments outside of meal times to residents, relatives and visitors as required
Who we're looking for
Experience in a customer facing environment with a Basic Food Hygiene Certificate, you want to deliver an excellent service to make our residents feel at home. You'll understand the importance of maintaining high standards in and around the home, ensuring our residents enjoy a pleasant dining experience. Comfortable communicating with others - nothing is too much trouble, you're always happy to help the wider team, cherishing the little moments with our residents.
What's in it for you?
  • Comprehensive induction, on-going training and development, access to internal apprenticeship schemes
  • Your DBS Check (£44) paid for
  • Access to Wagestream - an app-based service that offers you the choice to be in control of when you access your earnings*
  • NEST workplace pension, life assurance & bereavement support
  • 28 days annual leave (inclusive of statutory bank holidays)
  • Hot meal provided on a 12-hour shift
  • Refer a friend bonus scheme
  • Uniform provided
  • Health & wellbeing tools; including Be Me App, Healthy Minds, Gym Pass & discounted health assessments
  • Shopping Discounts (via Xexec)
  • Cash plan (after 18 months' service) giving you the ability to claim on more everyday items such as dental, optical and private prescriptions
  • Free flu vaccine
*Only available to permanent employees where HealthRoster is used.
About our home
Less than a mile from Stratford-upon-Avon train station, Canning Court offers nursing and residential care, as well as providing short stays and palliative care. The home has a friendly feel where the team are passionate about championing dignity and independence - organising a wide variety of activities meaning there's no typical day here. As part of the team, you're supported from day one to learn, develop and encouraged to progress.
Who we are
As a leading healthcare group, we run care homes and retirement villages in the health and social care sector, health centres, dental centres and hospitals all over the world. As well as providing insurance to over 16 million people. We're a big company but no matter what business area you're in, our purpose is simple - helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives and making a better world. 
And we have belief in you to help us achieve it.
Please note that we are unable to offer Skilled Worker Visa Sponsorship for this role. Therefore, you must ensure that you are eligible to work in the UK without our sponsorship in order for your application to be considered.
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Here you'll be welcomed. We champion diversity and we understand the importance of our people representing the communities and customers we serve. You'll find an inclusive environment where you can be yourself and where everyone is driven by the same purpose - helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives and making a better world.