Located in a quiet residential area of Chigwell and a 10-minute drive from Barkingside High Street, Pinewood Residential Care Home provides residential and dementia care to the home’s 54 residents. 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 resident’s 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 call the home on 0208 500 8499 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org and quote Ref: 26212