Kitchen Assistant

Location

Biggleswade

Salary & Benefits

£8.96 per hour

Vacancy Type

Part Time

Closing Date

20/10/2021

Kitchen Assistant

Beaumont Park, Biggleswade

£8.96 per hour

We are offering a Golden Handshake of up to £600 to all new Care Assistants who join our home with a £100 payment in your first months salary (subject to terms and condition).

Our Home

Set in the town of Biggleswade, Beaumont Park is located in an idyllic position with extensive landscaped gardens; a feature that distinguishes it from other care homes in Bedfordshire. Beaumont Park can accomodate up to 46 residents and is a nursing and residential care home.

19 hours per week  (2  shifts per week ) 9.30 am – 7.00 pm.  Includes some Weekend working 

Main Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • 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 assist with the maintenance of hygiene in the kitchen and the equipment within.
  • 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.
  • To ensure that all records are maintained to the standards required by Healthcare Homes as well as outside monitoring agencies such as Environmental Health.
  • To notify the head chef/cook or manager of any faulty or damaged equipment used by the kitchen staff

Daily Duties:

  • Maintain confidentiality at all times.
  • Ensure the dignity and respect of every resident is maintained at all times.
  • This list is not exhaustive and you may need to carry out other duties within the remit of the role.

Healthcare Homes offer an Employee Assistance Programme which is immediate access to a confidential telephone counselling and legal information service which operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to include support such as financial and family concerns.