Kitchen Assistant



Salary & Benefits


Vacancy Type

Full Time,

Part Time,


Closing Date


Kitchen Assistant - Overbury, Wroxham

Job Summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the team at Overbury House in Wroxham, as a Kitchen Assistant.  You will be assisting in our busy kitchen providing meals for all residents working under the supervision of our Chef. Alongside this, you will be required 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/commercial 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.
  • Excellent attendance and time keeping record.
  • Flexible approach to work.

Job Role

  • £7.60 per hour on weekdays and £8.28 per hour on weekends
  • DBS is required
  • Job includes working in a busy kitchen providing meals for all residents.
  • You will work under the supervision of the Chef

Company Information

Healthcare Homes provides care and support appropriate to the needs of each individual, in a friendly, warm and supportive atmosphere.  For more information about our care homes and homecare please visit

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

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