Site or Unit : The Lodge Care Home (South Shields) Address : Farnham Road South Shields Tyne & Wear NE34 0JR
The Lodge Care Home is a 54 bed care home offering general and dementia residential care, including short term, respite and dementia care. The Lodge is an integral part of South Shields, situated within walking distance of a wide range of local amenities including shops, GP surgeries, restaurants and public houses. Beautiful gardens surround the home and provide an ideal place for residents and visitors to enjoy the fresh air.
Working within the kitchen and dining area you will help to provide nutritious and enticing meals for the residents in our care. You will be responsible for ensuring mealtimes are an enjoyable part of the day, engaging residents in the dining experience.
So as a Kitchen Assistant what do you need to do to make this happen?
Assist in the preparation of excellent quality meals within the home, with the aim of achieving the highest levels of satisfaction for residents in our care.
Develop a positive relationship with all residents, staff and other visitors to the home by becoming an integral part of the team.
Prepare dining areas to create a safe and enjoyable environment for residents at mealtimes.
Maintain a clean hazard free kitchen and dining area in order to minimise risks to residents and employees of the home.
Work safely within company policies, seeking advice and guidance when necessary.