We are currently recruiting for a Kitchen Assistant to ensure that the kitchen and related areas are always maintained in a clean and safe condition, observing and maintaining food hygiene standards and safety rules. You’re a good team player who takes pride in their job and is happy to go the extra mile.
Led by the Head Chef, you will make sure all kitchen equipment and areas are properly cleaned. As part of our hard-working team, you will also help prepare tasty, nutritious meals that our residents and guests will enjoy. You will support the chefs by cooking breakfast in the mornings and at main mealtimes, under the direction of the chefs ensure the food is delivered in a timely manner to all our residents.
You will be responsible for safe, hygienic food storage and for making sure kitchen equipment and cleaning materials are kept in their correct places. In return, we’ll give you lots of support, training and opportunities to progress in your career.
You must have the following qualifications
Basic education including English and Maths
We are looking for someone with the following experience
Experience of working within a busy kitchen environment as part of a team
We are looking for someone with the following technical skills
The ability to manage priorities
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal to understand and ability to adhere to infection control, health and safety/COSHH guidelines
Proven ability to organise priorities
The ideal candidate will have these personal qualities
Thoughtful, kind, compassionate. Self-motivated, flexible and enthusiastic with a can do attitude
Always Works collaboratively with others sharing ideas and information
Shares ideas with others [to make improvements]
Keen to learn and improve own performance
Committed to communicate with customers to understand their needs
Will go the extra mile to help fulfil customers’ needs
Has a ‘can-do’ attitude to work
Enjoys working effectively as part of a team
Salary depending on experience & location
ALL WORK IS SUBJECT TO WEEKLY SHIFT PATTERNS
This job description is subject to regular review and appropriate modification.