Catering Assistant (up to 12 Month Temporary Maternity Cover)
Heathlands Residential Care Home, Station Road, Pershore, Worcestershire
£7.83 to £8.03 per hour (dependent on qualifications)
12 hours per week – Alternate Weekends
Why work for us?
Our vision of keeping kindness at the heart of our care underpins the ethos of our entire organisation. We are committed to ensuring our residents, who chose Sanctuary Care to support them in their later years, are able to live happy and contented lives full of wonderful experiences and memories. 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.
Where you’ll work
Situated within walking distance of the pretty market town of Pershore, next door to the council’s Civic Centre, Heathlands Residential Care Home provides residential and dementia care for 63 residents. Click here for further information about the home.
The role will include
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. Excellent food and great service play a key part in our resident’s day.
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.
Ready to join us?
As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary Care a great place to work we offer access to a range of great employee benefits including:
- 20 days annual leave plus bank holidays
- CQC performance bonus
- Excellent training and development opportunities
- Refer a friend scheme with payment of up to £750 available*
- Contributory pension from Sanctuary up to set limits
- Access to a free 24/7 support service providing support including legal, financial, emotional and medical advice
- Discounts on shopping, holidays, cinema, dining, days out and much more via ‘My Rewards’
- Criminal Records Checks are funded by Sanctuary Care
* Terms and Conditions apply
To assist you in building a rewarding career in care you can look forward to excellent training and development opportunities within a friendly and supportive environment.
If you require further assistance, please contact the home on 01386 562 220 and quote Ref: 44178