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Kitchen Assistant

Highcliffe Nursing Home, Christchurch, Dorset

Pay:
£11 per hour
Type:
Permanent
Shift:
Days
Closing date:
29/02/2024

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We are a caring and compassionate, family-owned care home company. At Kingsley, family matters, and we’re always going the extra mile in caring for every one of our residents and staff.

We’re a family-owned national care home operator, rated as one of the UK’s top 20 large care home groups by carehome.co.uk. As an accredited Living Wage employer, we not only offer competitive rates of pay, but we’ll also pay for your full DBS disclosure and offer you a welcome bonus. So, as well as receiving a competitive rate of pay, you’ll also receive a pay rise in line with inflation.

We’re more than just a group of colleagues; we’re a family passionate about people, from those we work with to those we care for. We’d love to welcome like-minded professionals to join the friendly faces that make up the Kingsley family.

About the role

As a Kitchen Assistant, you will ensure that all food preparation and catering is in accordance with Health and Safety, and Food Standard regulations. Monitor and maintain kitchen cleaning schedules ensuring that all areas of the kitchen are immaculately clean; including the washing up of crockery and utensils when required.

Reports to: Home Manager/Deputy Manager/Chef

 

This role could be for you if you have;

  • Previous experience in a similar role is desirable but not essential.
  • A good understanding of food hygiene and safety practices.
  • Good communication skills, with the ability to work well as part of a team.
  • A hardworking and positive attitude, with a willingness to learn and take on new tasks.
  • The ability to work efficiently under pressure and to deadlines.

 

What will you get from the role?

You will have the satisfaction of working with and being supported by an enthusiastic and caring team that puts people at the heart of the business. We know the happiness of our staff improves the service we give our residents. You will have plenty of opportunities to learn and develop your skills, and we have the procedures and processes to help you at every step.

Benefits

  • Comprehensive induction and training programme.

  • Opportunities for career development and progression.

  • Employee Assistance Programme

  • Blue Light Card Scheme. We’ll reimburse the enrolment fee of this fantastic scheme that offers discounts on holidays, days out and over 15,000 national brands.

  • We’ll pay for your full DBS disclosure

  • Your uniform will be provided – this is another cost that we think it’s essential that we cover for you.

  • Enhanced rates of pay for bank holidays 

  • Paid breaks – we think it’s essential that all staff can take breaks without fear of losing money, so we pay for you to have a break during working hours.

Some of the accreditations and awards we’re really proud of:

  • We are a Living Wage Employer
  • Regulated by Care Quality Commission
  • chuk 2023 v3
  • Enabling Research in Care Homes
  • Pinders Healthcare Design Awards 2019 Winner
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