Kitchen Assistant (Bank)
Westmead Residential Care Home, Tavistock Road, Westminster, London, W11 1BA
£8.11 To £8.31 Per Hour (Dependent On Qualifications)
Hours As And When Required
Situated within walking distance of Westbourne Park tube station, Westmead Residential Care Home provides residential and dementia care. The warm and welcoming home has 42 bedrooms – eight of which are double rooms for couples.
We now have an exciting opportunity for a Kitchen Assistant to join our team. Meal times are always sociable, interactive occasions for our residents and our passionate staff to 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.
As this is a bank position, a flexible approach to work is required as you may be asked to work evening and weekend shifts, as well as during times of absence and sickness.
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 0203 826 5505 and quote Ref: 38373