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Kitchen Assistant - BANK @ UB7 9GL

Gold Care Homes

West Drayton
14 days ago
West Drayton
14 days ago

Job Description

POST TITLE: Kitchen Assistant

REPORT TO: Cook

Main Responsibilities:

1. The Kitchen assistant is responsible for:

    • Assisting the Cook with tasks designated to them by the Cook.
    • Serving the evening meal, which is prepared by the Cook.
    • Ensuring that any necessary preparation is made for the next day.
    • Preparation of vegetables.
    • Preparation of sandwiches
    • Assisting the Cook with simple cooking tasks i.e. Straining and Mashing of Vegetables/potatoes finishing and loading supper onto Hot Trolley.
    • Ensuring Satellite kitchen and servery areas are stocked of essentials i.e. tea, coffee, sugar & cereals etc.

3. The Team both Cooks and Kitchen Assistants are responsible for maintaining hygiene in the kitchen, specific jobs include:

    • Washing up through the day.
    • Cleaning the kitchen floor and generally wiping down.
    • Cleaning fridges and freezers and milk units
    • Cleaning the ovens & fryers.
    • Emptying the refuse bags.
    • To ensure that stores are checked in and appropriately stacked on the shelves.
    • Ensure that Deliveries are Stored away correctly and stock rotated & fresh supplies such as fruit and vegetables are stored in correct manner

4. Be familiar with the procedure for fire emergencies and evacuation. Also, the position of exit doors, alarms and fire extinguishers.

5. Health & Safety

To be responsible for creating and maintaining a safe environment for all individuals in the Home. Particular attention should be given to individuals with disabilities such as limited mobility, hearing, eyesight or mental concentration. This duty of care extends to all visitors or those doing work within the Home.

5.1 To be responsible in your position for the implementation of the Home’s Health & Safety Policy.

5.2 The Home has a full set of policies and procedures to enable you to work safely. An individual risk assessment is available for your post and you must be fully aware of the safe working practices, which are identified in that document.

5.3 You should always work in a way, which safeguards the health and safety of yourself and those working around you.

5.4 Creating safe practices for staff particularly with heavy lifting, cleaning and in the use of equipment.

6. To carry out any additional duties as requested by the Cook.

7. To receive training and supervision from the Cook.

8. To undertake any additional training and development programmes the Home may consider appropriate to enhance your contribution to the work at this home.

9. To attend any team meetings or other meetings as required.

10. To review on a regular basis the job description for your post and to agree any changes.

11. To Inform Cooks of any reasons why can not undertake any tasks

12. Policies and Procedures

To be up to date on, and follow, the relevant procedures contained in the Home’s Policies and Procedures file as they affect your job and its responsibilities.

13. Equal Opportunities

Gold Care Homes is a company which consistently and positively celebrates differences that we have as people. This Home, in its policy and training, describes what we can expect of each other in our conduct. In your job, we expect you to make the fair treatment of colleagues and of those whom we serve a priority.

14. Accountability

To be accountable to your Manager for all areas of your duties and responsibilities. This accountability will be expressed through:

14.1 Regular one to one and team meetings with the Manager and other members of the team.

14.2 An annual appraisal meeting at which personal targets will be set and monitored.

If this sounds like a job for you then apply today!

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Catering Assistant

National Health Service

Upton Hospital, HC
6 days ago
Upton Hospital, HC
£19.039k - £20.371k Per Year
6 days ago
£19.039k - £20.371k Per Year

Job Reference: 371-CSO531-NS-A

Employer:
Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Catering Upton
Location:
Upton Hospital, Slough
Salary:
£19,039 - £20,371 pa, pro rata (Incl of HCAS)

These are the values that we live by at Berkshire Healthcare:

  • Caring for and about you is our top priority
  • Committed to providing good quality, safe services
  • working Together with you to develop innovative solutions

We welcome people who share these values to come and work for us.

Please find attached the behaviour framework that underpins these values for this job role.


What’s special about this opportunity?

Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust can provide you with a dynamic, people-centred environment, where you will be empowered to support patients with complex conditions, adopting a personalised approach to patient care that maximises independence, choice and control, following our philosophy of enabling people to reach and maintain their optimum level of health and wellbeing.

We value our employees and put people first. As a Global Digital Exemplar, we will provide you with an excellent working environment that has just been recognised as having a ‘Good’ rating overall, being an ‘Outstanding’, well-led, organisation, and having an ‘Outstanding’ Older Adults Mental Health Team in our latest CQC inspection, which found that: ‘Managers across Berkshire Healthcare promoted a positive culture that supported and valued staff, creating a sense of common purpose based on shared values.’

Working in a passionate team, you will have access to our Trust-wide Learning and Development programme and be supported in your career and personal growth, with opportunities to help you build your Continuing Professional Development portfolio, enabling you to extend your skills and ensure that you excel.

We are pioneers in compassionate leadership and Quality Improvement, which is about creating a culture where everyone has a voice and where service users and staff collaborate to have a direct impact on the things that matter most.

About you:

As Catering Assistant you will have a key role in the team for preparing and serving food to patients, visitors and staff in the dining room. You will also operate the central dish wash area, making sure that the equipment you use and the areas you work in are kept clean.

What’s next?

If you share our passion for people and the dedication to excel, we’d love to hear from you.

We are happy to answer any questions that you may have. Please don’t hesitate to call Lennie Bond on 07795 020133 or email Lennie.bond@berkshire.nhs.uk who’ll be delighted to help.

In addition to a competitive salary, as a valued member of our team, you will receive generous annual leave, have access to a car salary sacrifice scheme (available to all permanent staff over the age of 21) and, as a respected member of the NHS, discounts from high street retailers and restaurants.

We’d love to welcome you to our warm, friendly team, who want to help you to make your career reflect your ambitions.



We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics. Reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled applicants where required.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs. You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, that as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post you are agreeing to Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are appointed to a post information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

Appointment to any position is conditional on the satisfactory completion of the core NHS Employment Checks Standards. Information disclosed in your application will be checked and any offer of appointment may be withdrawn if you knowingly withhold information or provide false or misleading information.

The Trust may close any vacancy prior to the advertised closing date due to the high level of responses we receive for some of our vacancies.

Berkshire Healthcare Foundation Trust is committed to improving the health of its staff, patients and the wider community by providing a smoke free environment. A smoke free policy is in operation and smoking is not permitted on any of the Trust’s sites.

The Trust is also committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We follow safe recruitment practices to protect children, young people and vulnerable adults.

NO AGENCIES TO CONTACT BERKSHIRE HEALTHCARE DIRECTLY PLEASE

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Catering Assistant

BRIGHTERKIND LIMITED

Thames Ditton, HC
1 day ago
Thames Ditton, HC
1 day ago

brighterkind is a dynamic care home group that is delivering a new approach to care, putting residents’ happiness and health at the heart of our philosophy. Currently a standalone business within the Four Seasons Group, brighterkind has aspirations to develop independently into one of the leading care home providers in the UK.

This role presents a unique opportunity to join a caring, fun and forward thinking business which is currently in its early stages of development.

brighterkind operates in excess of 70 care homes throughout England, Scotland and the Channel Islands and employs more than 4,000 people. We are already the 5th largest provider in the UK with aspirations to develop further over the next three years.

brighterkind is focused on becoming the brand of choice within the care sector. Our aspiration is that in time brighterkind becomes a byword for unrivalled levels of personal and nursing care, offering outstanding recreation and activities, and delivering a high quality food and dining experience to all our residents. Put simply, our aim is to establish ourselves as the best known and most highly respected operator in the care sector.

We are investing heavily in our estate as part of a comprehensive re branding and refurbishment strategy. £25m has been earmarked to refurbish our homes and turn them into contemporary and comfortable places to live and work; £12m of this capital has already been invested. We are also investing heavily in professional development and have created a number of industry leading training programmes to help our managers and leaders to be the best that they can be.

We aspire to provide our employees with a truly rewarding opportunity to proactively shape the company culture and influence the development of the business. This really is an exciting time to join us. We offer a challenging and rewarding environment for proactive and innovative individuals to flourish and develop.

We are looking for professional, creative and energetic candidates to join our friendly and passionate team all working towards the same goals – to help those we care for, love every day!

www.brighterkind.com

Catering Assistant

Working within the kitchen and dining area you will help to provide nutritious and enticing meals for the residents in our Homes. You will be responsible for ensuring mealtimes are an enjoyable part of the day, engaging residents in the dining experience.

As a Catering Assistant you are key in the preparation of high quality meals within the home, with the aim of achieving the highest levels of satisfaction for residents within our Homes. With a passionate approach you will prepare dining areas to our high standards ensuring a safe and comfortable environment for residents at mealtime.

You should have a good knowledge of food hygiene and food preparation along with a positive attitude and a drive to deliver industry leading service.

Food Preparation

 Carry out duties within the kitchen area in accordance with the work schedule including:

  •  Preparation of food including vegetables, salads, omelettes and sandwiches;
  •  General cleanliness and tidiness of the kitchen area, equipment and appliances;
  •  Receiving, checking and safely storing kitchen deliveries.

General Support

  • To demonstrate a can-do attitude towards individual customer requests and strive to exceed customer expectations;
  • As part of our commitment for continuous improvement and innovation, all colleagues are encouraged to seek ways to improve;
  • To prepare, produce and serve food to the standard applicable to the Home;

Health and Safety

  • Understand and implement the principles of safe food handling, to ensure all food preparation undertaken is to the highest possible standards of hygiene;
  • Understand and implement cleaning procedures and requirements of different surfaces and equipment and the properties of cleaning materials, to ensure the areas are well presented and maintained in good condition;
  • Practice safe systems of work across a range of tasks - in particular moving and handling of loads. Ensuring the policies and procedures are adhered to at all times;
  • Understand personal responsibilities with regard to Health and Safety at Work legislation, particularly in relation to fire safety and evacuation procedures;
  • To clean all work areas during and after use and remove all waste to the appropriate area;
  • To maintain temperature records as required and to report any variance;
  • Co-operate with your line manager on HSE matters;
  • Correctly use work equipment and personal protective equipment in accordance with training and instructions provided;
  • Not interfere with or mis-use anything provided for HSE purposes.

General

  • Act in a professional and courteous manner at all times towards residents and their visitors, respecting the dignity and individuality of each resident;
  • Encourage and contribute to working as a team, responding positively to colleagues and acting on all reasonable work instructions promptly;
  • Take care of items of equipment used to carry out tasks, including general cleanliness and advising on any faults and the need for maintenance or replacement;
  •  To actively gain resident feedback, passing information gained onto your line manager;
  •  Responsible for the safe and tidy storage of supplies and equipment in line with your area of work;
  • Take responsibility to read, understand and adhere to the company policies and procedures.

An energetic, committed yet approachable team member, the person who fulfils this role will add real value with their obvious passion and commitment to both residents, families and staff alike, but will have the ability to multi-task in a high pressure environment with care and compassion. Your talent and ability will be a reflection of the brighterkind culture and values and will help showcase the best of our organisation.

If you possess these skills and the drive to succeed in this role we would love to hear from you. In return brighterkind provide a variety of competitive benefits including a generous holiday allowance, a bespoke development programme, child care vouchers and an employee discount scheme.

Their talent and ability will be a reflection of the brighterkind culture and values and will help showcase the best of our organisation.

To succeed you will be:

  • A team player - brighterkind is a low ‘ego’ organisation;
  • Strong communicator and influencer;
  • Energetic and hard-working;
  • Passionate about offering superior services and want to make a difference in everything that they do
  • A sense of humour and positive outlook on life – Glass half full rather than half empty is key!

We offer unrivalled employee benefits as our staff are at the heart of our achievements and future vision. Rewarding commitment and long service are important to us and all employees are entitled to the following benefits and incentives.

  • Competitive salaries and generous holiday allowance
  • Ongoing personal development plan and career progression
  • Team Meal Offering
  • Free uniform
  • High street discount vouchers
  • NEST work place pension contributions
  • Long service awards and vouchers

All successful applicants will be required to work on a rolling rota basis and therefore required to work a weeked where appropriate.

All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory references and a DBS check.

As you can imagine we receive very high volumes of applications for some of our roles.

Whilst we are not able to respond personally to each applicant, we appreciate the time you have taken to consider and apply for a new role with brighterkind.

If you have not heard from us within 4 weeks, then on this occasion your application has not been successful.

Please keep checking our website for upcoming opportunities.

www.brighterkind.com

 

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Catering Assistant

St Mungo's

South East London
12 days ago
South East London
12 days ago

Are you passionate about supporting our clients on their journey to recovery?

About the role

Spring Gardens is a 40 bed hostel for homeless clients based in Lewisham. We have a friendly Catering team of four who work hard to produce a quality catering service and a fantastic team of Support Workers. In addition, we have lovely garden space and are able to grow some of our own fruit and vegetables.

You will be required to cook and prepare healthy homemade meals for 40 residents working as part of a team, at times taking the lead when necessary. You will keep up with health and safety regulations, keeping the kitchen clean and tidy at all times and maintain stock levels, ensuring that rotation takes place when deliveries come in.

The applicant will be required to work on a flexible four week rolling rota including weekends and public holidays, including some split shifts.

What we’re looking for

We are looking for someone with a flexible and friendly approach to our resident’s needs. You will need knowledge of health and safety in the kitchen, and taking in deliveries and rotating stock. You will need to have some knowledge of nutrition and cooking, however training will also be provided. You must be able to work independently or as part of a team.

What we offer

  • Excellent Development and Growth Opportunities

St Mungo’s employees are encouraged to consider opportunities to develop new skills or progress including; secondments, internal transfers, application to new roles in the organisation or just to get involved in various projects happening within the organisation.

As a result last year 35% of our vacancies were filled by promotions. In 2019 we achieved We Invest in People Gold level accreditation and are one of just 3% of housing associations to achieve this standard; 82% of staff who took part in the IIP survey say St Mungo’s is a great place to work.

  • A Diverse and Inclusive Work Place

At St Mungo’s, equality, diversity and inclusion are central to the organisation's values and how we work. We are proud of our commitment to diversity and inclusion and have 8 great Diversity Networks to support clients and staff from different backgrounds so they are able to be their best selves. Our Networks include: BAME, Carers and Parents, Lived Experience, LGBTQIA+, Disability Awareness, South West, Irish and Women’s Action.

  • Pay and Other Benefits

St Mungo’s is proud to pay client facing staff above average for the sector. We run a cycle to work scheme and also offer season tickets loans to all staff.

St Mungo’s contribute 4% of your gross annual salary, and you are able to enrol in the Defined Contribution scheme following a successful probationary period in which the employer contribution is 6%.

What we do

At St Mungo’s our vision is that everyone has a place to call home and can fulfil their hopes and ambitions. As a homelessness charity and housing association, our clients are at the heart of what we do, and in 2019 we supported nearly 30,000 people who were either homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. Our staff are crucial to making this happen.

How to apply

Click the ‘Apply Now’ Button at the top of the page to start your online application form.

To view the job description and guidance on completing your application form, please click on the ‘document available’ tab at the top of the advert page on our website.

Closing date: 10am on 10 March 2021

Interview and assessments on: 22 – 23 March 2021, to take place via video call

It is a requirement for this post that a standard DBS disclosure check will be undertaken for the successful candidate.

Please be advised that all appointments will be made on St Mungo’s current standard Terms and Conditions (T&Cs); this also applies to any internal candidates.

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Sushi Maker

Sushi Shop

London, London
Today
London, London
Today
Sushi Shop is recruiting Chefs with Sushi experience. Great career progression and pay rates. Excellent company benefits.
You must have:
  • Previous Sushi Chef experience
  • Confident, professional, and welcoming personality
  • Willingness to work
  • Ability to work under pressure with strong organizational skills

We offer:
  • Career progression
  • Competitive salary
  • Fantastic recommend a Friend Bonus Scheme £200
  • Great working environment!
  • Permanent contract of employment

Eligibility: In line with the requirements of the Asylum & Immigration Act 1996, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process
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Specialist Butcher Trainer

C&K Meats

Eye, ANGL
6 days ago
Eye, ANGL
6 days ago

C & K Meats, set in the Suffolk countryside are expanding and are looking to add a Butcher Trainer to their ranks.

As a Butcher Trainer you will be responsible for delivering, co-ordinating and track all Job Specific/key skills training. This will include introduction to the department when a colleague joins the department or transfers into a new role, ensuring completion of and competency against Job Specific SOPs, and refresher training and updates.


Hours of work: Monday to Friday 42.5 hours per week - Usually 0600 - 1600 but could vary.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct Training based on Manager's Requirements, liaising with supervisors and using skills matrix to help identify training needs
  • Creating & updating SOPs
  • Become adept in all aspects of process and procedures including Operating Machinery, Maintaining Audit Standards and Health Safety etc.
  • Identify opportunities to improve colleague engagement.


Skills and Knowledge:

  • Skilled Butcher
  • Two years’ experience working a butcher/factory environment
  • Experience of Training
  • High attention to detail
  • IT Literate
  • Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Great Organisational and Planning skills
  • Understand, interpret and articulate information of Technical and Health Safety
  • Auditing skills


Pay/Benefits:

  • Will receive a salary of up to £31,000.00 per annum, based on skills and experience
  • Be entitled to 28 days holiday per annum, inclusive of bank holidays
  • Christmas day off
  • Will have access to free, on-site car parking
  • Access to My Rewards our online discount portal



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Cook

Abbeyfield

Kings Langley, HC
27 days ago
Kings Langley, HC
27 days ago

Are you looking for a job that will make a real difference to someone’s life? Are you passionate about making life better for older people? If so then this could be the position for you

We are seeking a Cook for our purpose-built house in Kings Langley - a not-for-profit, friendly supported sheltered home (not a care home). 

 

Job Description

At Abbeyfield, we believe that great care starts with great people. We’re committed to providing the highest standards of accommodation to our residents and we’re always keen to hear from people who share our commitment to enhancing the lives of older people in the UK.

From carers to house managers, activities coordinators to cooks, Abbeyfield has a varied range of career options available.  By working at Abbeyfield, you’ll be joining a charity with more than 400 houses and over 7000 residents. But we’re also developing new homes throughout the UK with state-of-the-art facilities. 

We offer a wonderful working environment, friendly residents and staff as well as paid leave, training opportunities and workplace pension

Best of all, we’re a community benefit society, meaning that the interests of our valued staff and residents sit at the heart of what we do, not shareholders.

Description of the role

No two days are the same at Garrad House.  As a Cook you will have to opportunity help set the weekly menus for the residents, ensuring their dietary needs, tastes and preferences are met.  As well as this you will need to ensure that the kitchen and kitchen practice always meet environmental health standards (Safer Food Better Business Guidance).  Each day you will preparing either a delicious lunch or tea from locally sourced, fresh ingredients as well as assisting the other Cook with stock control, cleaning and so on.

 

But it's not all about cooking.  Our Cooks also have a lot of interaction with the residents so you will help the Manager in the admission of new residents by assisting with their settling in.  You’ll proactively encourage residents to be involved in the house; welcome and encourage their participation in activities.  You will also have the responsibility for the residents’ welfare in the absence of the Business & Operations Manager and respond to any queries or emergencies.

Our Ideal Candidate

The successful candidate will have a passion for cooking and creating exciting meals from fresh ingredients, appropriate for the residents.  You should have the ability to multi-task, and be calm under pressure.  Some flexibility with hours will be required to attend training, courses and meetings.

 

Suitable for someone who has the desire to make a difference to the lives of older people, and is looking for a role that is more than just a job.  You should be highly organised, adaptable and able to work alone and take an active part in arranging activities and interests for the residents.

Our ideal Cook would have the following:

•           Food Hygiene certificate/relevant NVQ2 or equivalent qualification Level 2 minimum

•           A demonstrable ability to cook to a good standard

Posted

14 days ago

Description

Job Description

POST TITLE: Kitchen Assistant

REPORT TO: Cook

Main Responsibilities:

1. The Kitchen assistant is responsible for:

    • Assisting the Cook with tasks designated to them by the Cook.
    • Serving the evening meal, which is prepared by the Cook.
    • Ensuring that any necessary preparation is made for the next day.
    • Preparation of vegetables.
    • Preparation of sandwiches
    • Assisting the Cook with simple cooking tasks i.e. Straining and Mashing of Vegetables/potatoes finishing and loading supper onto Hot Trolley.
    • Ensuring Satellite kitchen and servery areas are stocked of essentials i.e. tea, coffee, sugar & cereals etc.

3. The Team both Cooks and Kitchen Assistants are responsible for maintaining hygiene in the kitchen, specific jobs include:

    • Washing up through the day.
    • Cleaning the kitchen floor and generally wiping down.
    • Cleaning fridges and freezers and milk units
    • Cleaning the ovens & fryers.
    • Emptying the refuse bags.
    • To ensure that stores are checked in and appropriately stacked on the shelves.
    • Ensure that Deliveries are Stored away correctly and stock rotated & fresh supplies such as fruit and vegetables are stored in correct manner

4. Be familiar with the procedure for fire emergencies and evacuation. Also, the position of exit doors, alarms and fire extinguishers.

5. Health & Safety

To be responsible for creating and maintaining a safe environment for all individuals in the Home. Particular attention should be given to individuals with disabilities such as limited mobility, hearing, eyesight or mental concentration. This duty of care extends to all visitors or those doing work within the Home.

5.1 To be responsible in your position for the implementation of the Home’s Health & Safety Policy.

5.2 The Home has a full set of policies and procedures to enable you to work safely. An individual risk assessment is available for your post and you must be fully aware of the safe working practices, which are identified in that document.

5.3 You should always work in a way, which safeguards the health and safety of yourself and those working around you.

5.4 Creating safe practices for staff particularly with heavy lifting, cleaning and in the use of equipment.

6. To carry out any additional duties as requested by the Cook.

7. To receive training and supervision from the Cook.

8. To undertake any additional training and development programmes the Home may consider appropriate to enhance your contribution to the work at this home.

9. To attend any team meetings or other meetings as required.

10. To review on a regular basis the job description for your post and to agree any changes.

11. To Inform Cooks of any reasons why can not undertake any tasks

12. Policies and Procedures

To be up to date on, and follow, the relevant procedures contained in the Home’s Policies and Procedures file as they affect your job and its responsibilities.

13. Equal Opportunities

Gold Care Homes is a company which consistently and positively celebrates differences that we have as people. This Home, in its policy and training, describes what we can expect of each other in our conduct. In your job, we expect you to make the fair treatment of colleagues and of those whom we serve a priority.

14. Accountability

To be accountable to your Manager for all areas of your duties and responsibilities. This accountability will be expressed through:

14.1 Regular one to one and team meetings with the Manager and other members of the team.

14.2 An annual appraisal meeting at which personal targets will be set and monitored.

If this sounds like a job for you then apply today!

Source: Gold Care Homes