Kitchen Assistant


Toft, Cambridgeshire

Salary & Benefits

£8.00 per hour

Vacancy Type

Part Time,

Full Time

Closing Date


Kitchen Assistant

Home Meadow, Cambridge

Part or Full Time

£8.00 per hour

Home Meadow in Cambridge are recruiting for a Kitchen Assistant to assist the home, this will be a full ot part time role. The main responsibility of the role is to assist with the maintenance of hygiene in the kitchen and the equipment within.

Key responsibilities of a Kitchen Assistant

  • To support the Head Chef/Cook in the effective operation of the kitchen.
  • To wash up all crockery, cutlery and utensils used by the kitchen, residents, staff and visitors.
  • To ensure basic maintenance/hygiene of all kitchen and dining room equipment to include serving trolleys, place mats, trays and dining room furniture.
  • To ensure the cleanliness of the total washing up area to include all the equipment within that area.
  • The preparation and delivery of drinks as required by the residents.
  • Adhere at all times to the company policies and procedures.

Skills and experience

  • Previous experience working within an elderly care home environment is desirable.
  • A proven ability to work as part of a team.
  • Demonstrate an ability to ensure confidentiality.
  • Excellent presentation skills.
  • Ability to take a pro-active approach.
  • Flexible approach to work.
  • hours will be 1pm to 7pm


  • Level 2 in Kitchen Services or equivalent is desirable though an opportunity to undertake this will be available
  • Food Hygiene certificate.

Company information

Healthcare Homes provides care and support appropriate to the needs of each individual in a friendly, warm and supportive atmosphere.  We are a provider of care homes and homecare, exclusively in East Anglia, offering a uniquely different choice for the elderly.

The successful Kitchen Assistant will be required to complete an enhanced DBS check.

Healthcare Homes is an equal opportunities employer and regulated by CQC.