You're a hard-working individual with experience working in a busy kitchen. Ideally, you've already got some experience in a care home setting. You're also a caring person who understands how important mealtimes are to older, vulnerable people. You're a good team player who takes pride in your job and is happy to go the extra mile. You know the importance of food hygiene and health and safety rules. Above all, you want to be a valued member of a friendly team. You're keen to progress in your catering career and do your bit to improve the nutrition of older people.
Reporting to the Head Chef, you'll make sure all kitchen equipment and areas are properly cleaned. As part of our hard-working team, you'll also help prepare tasty, nutritious meals that our residents and guests will enjoy. For example, you'll take pressure off the chefs by cooking breakfast in the mornings. At main mealtimes, you'll add those much-loved finishing touches like custard or gravy. You'll 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.
As a Kitchen Assistant at Care UK, you can look forward to:
We run over 120 homes and day clubs across the UK. We provide residential, nursing, dementia and end-of-life care for older people. As one of the UK's leading care home providers, our goal is to help every employee fulfil his or her potential - with first-class training and support.
We provide a warm, friendly, atmosphere where residents can focus on interests and hobbies.
Sunningdale Court is a modern and very welcoming purpose-designed care home located close to the centre of Hull in East Yorkshire. We offer personalised residential, respite and nursing care for older people, including individuals who have physical disabilities. We also provide sensitive and supportive end of life care.
The home has a warm and friendly atmosphere. Here residents feel settled and comfortable, and their loved ones enjoy spending time. Our experienced team provides each resident with tailored, dignified care that focuses on their individual needs, interests and choices. We spend lots of time getting to know each person and we use 'life story' books to help us find out about their experiences and memories. We get to know residents' family members and friends as well as we do the residents themselves, and we're always on hand to provide advice and support or a hug when it's needed. Supporting families is a particularly important part of our high quality end of life care service.