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Kitchen Assistant

About The Role

Mere Hall is currently recruiting for a Kitchen Assistant to work 15 hours a week at the care home in Hornsea.

(weekend work will be included)

The facilities include a resident’s bar, cinema, hair and beauty spa, bowls green and sweet shop, which are used on a daily basis by both residents and staff as part of the activity program.

We pride ourselves in giving the highest quality of person centred care, and maintaining dignity and respect for our residents, which is shown in the high staff to resident ratio.

The role of a kitchen/servery assistant is to ensure the high standard of food preparation maintained and to implement requirements set out by the Environment of Health and Local Authority for the Home and Food Safety Act 1990

It is essential that all our staff are;

  • Flexible, caring and compassionate.
  • Positive, self-motivated and organised.
  • Willing to undertake any training necessary to develop skills and competency relevant to the role.
  • Sensitive to the needs of others.
  • An active team player and must be able to work on own initiative.
  • Possess good communication skills with colleagues and residents.

Overview of Job Description

  • Under the direction of the Chef to assist in kitchen tasks connected with the preparation, cooking, presentation and serving of meals and beverages whilst ensuring the highest quality of service as required by the residents and Management of the home
  • To ensure that a good standard of hygiene and cleanliness be maintained throughout the kitchen and dining area, as set by the Health and Hygiene Authorities and the Management of the home.
  • To carry out general kitchen and dining room duties, such as setting tables, washing up and serving meals to residents.
  • To report and record in an appropriate manner any information to be considered important.
  • Servery duties including basic meal preparation (Toast/Porridge/Eggs/Sandwiches etc) serving meals, tidying and cleaning tables etc
  • May include at times taking meals to Residents rooms and tidying away once finished.
  • May be a requirement to carry out the Tea round – taking the tea/coffee trolley around the floor room to room asking residents what they would like

In return the company will offer you:

  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Free enhanced DBS check*
  • Free Uniform
  • Fully comprehensive training and development support from our In house trainers
  • Bonus for working over Christmas
  • Career Progression
  • Staff recognition awards
  • Rewards App
  • Health Scheme
  • Working with a fantastic team of friendly, supportive, like-minded individuals

This role will involve some weekend work

Start 7.30am – Finish 6.30pm

Rate of pay are as follows:

£11.50 per hour

25p a mile paid over 10 miles a day

Free DBS check* (fee will be recouped should you leave within your probation period)

Whilst experience is preferred, training and support is provided to a very high standard if the applicant demonstrates all the qualities we feel are essential to fulfil this role, such as having a positive and caring attitude.

Yorkare Homes is proud to be an Equal Opportunities Employer

Unfortunately Yorkare Homes do not currently have a sponsorship license for this role and therefore cannot support overseas applications

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Location: Mere Hall
Hours: part time hours
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