Kitchen Assistant

  • Job Reference: 00078578-1
  • Date Posted: 12 September 2022
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
  • Salary: £10.14 Per Hour
  • Sector: Catering and Hospitality
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Kitchen Assistant

Salary: £10.14 per hour
Hours: 40 hours per week (includes weekends)

Potters Grange is a 20 bedded boutique care home, in Potters Bar and we have an opportunity for a full time kitchen assistant to be part of our new team.

If you want to make a difference and are looking for an opportunity to start your career within the catering industry then please read on.

At Potters Grange, we are recruiting an enthusiastic Kitchen Assistant to assist our chef with the food preparation for our residents.

As a natural team player, you are happy to get involved, work with our committed catering team to achieve a positive contribution to our residents lives, but above all you are keen to develop in a role and gain experience in all aspects of a fully working kitchen environment.

You will have excellent communication skills and be happy to interact and show empathy towards our residents.

Working as part of a friendly team you will;

* help the chefs with basic food preparation

* receive and unload deliveries

* wash -up and keep our kitchen clean to a very high standard.

* Plating up resident lunches.

You will also get an opportunity to learn about the IDDSI food preparation requirements for special diets, and this role could be a first step into a catering career for someone willing to learn.

Our core values of Competence, Choice and Compassion influence everything we do, and this makes us really stand out from the average care home environment. Working with us will give you a rewarding, challenging, diverse and exciting career, where no day is the same!

It is no longer a legal requirement for care home employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. However, we strongly advise all staff to meet their professional responsibilities and would prefer you to have received a full course of COVID vaccinations.

Some benefits of working at Potters Grange

* Competitive salary

* Double pay for bank holidays

* Generous holiday allowance

* Access to shopping and entertainment discounts

* Length of service recognition awards

* Free access to Employee Assistance Programme

* Auto enrolment pension

* Brand new purpose built environment

* Flexible working pattern

* Free parking

Potters Grange is committed to protecting and safeguarding vulnerable adults and successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

At Ardale we don’t just accept difference, we welcome it. No matter what your sexual orientation, ethnicity, disability, gender identity, religion or any other characteristic, we welcome your application. As a team we actively celebrate, support and thrive on diversity for the benefit of our residents and staff, and we believe this creates an environment of empowerment and mutual respect and therefore excellence in care