Part time Kitchen Assistant

  • Job Reference: 00050583-1
  • Date Posted: 13 January 2022
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Gorfield, Cambridgeshire
  • Salary: £9.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Catering and Hospitality
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Job description

Part time Kitchen Assistant – CareTech - The Willows, Gorefield, PE13 4NQ

Salary £9,360 per annum/£9 per hour (20 hours per week)

The Willows Hospital has an exciting opportunity for someone who is dedicated, passionate and driven; who wish to start their career in Mental Health Services. We are a Rehabilitation and Recovery Service who opened in March 2020, which is situated in Wisbech near Peterborough where our multidisciplinary team offer high quality recovery, focused care to adults with a range of mental health needs.

· Be Accountable By Making Sure You Can Answer For Your Actions Or Omissions.

· Promote And Uphold The Privacy, Dignity, Rights, Health And Wellbeing Of People Who Use Health And Care Services And Their Carers At All Times.

· Work In Collaboration With Your Colleagues To Ensure The Delivery Of High Quality, Safe And Compassionate Healthcare, Care And Support.

· Communicate In An Open And Effective Way To Promote The Health, Safety And Wellbeing Of People Who Use Health And Care Services And Their Carers.

· Respect a Person’s Right to Confidentiality.

· Strive To Improve The Quality Of Healthcare, Care And Support Through Continuing Professional Development.

· Uphold And Promote Equality, Diversity And Inclusion.

Job Summary:

To organise and control the efficient and economic production of quality food within the allowed budget, whilst ensuring high standards of cleanliness and hygiene are maintained.

1. Prepare, cook and serve meals, hot and cold, as appropriate.

2. Provide special diets where necessary as well as taking into account the preferences of individual Clients.

3. Be responsible for the washing up after meals and the overall cleaning of the kitchen and where appropriate the dining area.

4. Maintain an accurate record -list of food supplies, freezer temperatures requirements, etc. where requested / required.

5. Ensure statutory Health and Safety standards in the kitchen and dining areas.

6. Maintain complete confidentiality of all matters concerning the Hospital, Clients, Staff and related work.

7. Participate in Staff and Client meetings and attend training sessions as required.

8. Understand and ensure the implementation of the Hospital’s Health and Safety Policy, Emergency and Fire Procedures.

9. Report any faulty appliances, damaged furniture or equipment and any potential hazard to the Hospital Manager.

10. Adhere to all Group policies and procedures within the defined timescales, NCSC standards and guidelines, Department of Health guidelines and legislation, including the Mental Health Act and Code of Practice.

11. Undertake other duties, as required, by the Clinical Lead Nurse or the Hospital Manager.

CareTech Community Services Ltd is a provider of specialist social care services supporting 5000 adults with a wide range of needs in more than 300 services across the UK. Committed to the highest standards of care and governance, we provide innovative care pathways for people to live in community settings with learning disabilities, severe physical disabilities, autistic spectrum disorder, challenging behaviour, mental health, forensic needs and acquired brain injury within a range of settings including, supported living services, shared housing, residential services and outreach. We encourage people to take control of their lives – this could be finding employment, having an active social life, learning new skills or building self-confidence.


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Due to the nature of the position, successful candidates will be required to complete an enhanced DBS disclosure prior to commencement of employment. The disclosure expense will be met by Caretech.

* Some of our roles require male or female employees only, where this is indicated it is a genuine occupational requirement, in accordance with the Equality Act 2010.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to contact every applicant. We will be in touch 7-10 days after receipt of your CV if progressing your application to the next stage.

CareTech Community Services are proud to advise that they are a Disability Confident Leader.


You may be aware of new regulations, which require that anyone entering a CQC-regulated care home in England to be fully vaccinated subject to certain exemptions.

The Health & Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2021 were made on 22nd July and come into force on 11th November 2021