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 the best quality care combined with a warm welcome from our friendly team.
Caledonian Court is a spacious, purpose-built care home in Larbert, near to Falkirk in Scotland. We provide specialist nursing and respite care for older people living with Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia. We also offer supportive and sensitive end of life care.
Our approach focuses on respect and individuality - we put residents' needs first and make them feel a valued member of our family here. Our warm, friendly team encourages each person to continue making their own decisions and to be involved in the day-to-day life of the home.
We give residents the highest standards of comfort and security, and we're always delighted to see their relatives and friends when they visit. Family and friends are also welcome to join residents in our fun activities or to come along on an outing to somewhere special.