Orchard House Residential Care home is situated close to the High Street in the beautiful village of Sawston, on the outskirts of Cambridge. Supporting 35 residents, our dedicated team provides residential, dementia and day care. Click here for further information about the home.
We now have an exciting opportunity for a Catering Assistant to join our team. Meal times are always sociable, interactive occasions for our residents and our passionate staff encourage this atmosphere. It is essential that our catering teams provide meals of the highest quality that are enjoyed by all.
Excellent food and great service play a key part in our residents day – with varying dietary needs your communication skills are a key requirement in this role. Primary duties will include basic food preparation, presenting meals to a high standard and serving meals to our residents, all performed while adhering to relevant food hygiene legislation. An understanding of safe food storage/cleaning practices is essential to succeed in this varied yet rewarding role.
You will work with a team of like-minded individuals, all with a desire to ensure that our residents are comfortable within the home. What is important to us is that you are a caring, enthusiastic and self-motivated individual who understands the importance of respect and dignity at all times.
Previous catering experience is desirable as is a food hygiene certificate but support and training is provided. An approachable, reliable and compassionate attitude however is essential.
In return we offer you a competitive salary, full training and development opportunities, discount schemes and a contributory pension, as well as 28 days holiday (pro rata) including bank holidays. The full time equivalent for this role is 36 hours per week.
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If you require further assistance please contact the Home on 01223 712 050 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org and quote Ref: 23935
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Closing date: 24 February 2017