Kitchen Assistant
Ref: CYG10665


  • Location
  • Cygnet Sherwood Lodge, Rufford Colliery Lane, Rainworth, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, NG21 0HR
  • Salary
  • £8.75 (£8.85post probation)
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 09/10/2020
  • As Kitchen Assistant, you’ll play an important part in creating an excellent experience for patients, service users & staff.

    And you’ll reap the rewards of being part of an organisation that cares about helping people.
     

     

    Your Day-to-Day...

    You’ll be working 30 hrs a week in a high dependency complex care service for men with learning disabilities, associated complex needs and who may have behaviours that challenge. We accept emergency referrals and the team are experienced in managing them quickly and efficiently to ensure transition for service users is as smooth as possible.

    • Assist the team in the providing balanced, appetising meals
    • Perform basic food preparation, cooking tasks & other kitchen duties
    • Wash utensils, dishes & make sure they are stored appropriately
    • Sort, store & distribute ingredients, check deliveries and assist with stock ordering
    • Maintain personal hygiene and ensure the kitchen is clean & hygienic
    • Handle, maintain & store kitchen equipment in accordance with Cygnet procedures
    • Use chemicals in line with Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) regulations.

    You are...

    • Passionate about catering, preferably with experience within a care setting
    • Enthusiastic, keen to learn and an active team member
    • Polite & professional, with a positive attitude at all times
    • An excellent communicator who can liaise with people at all levels
    • Able to work on your own initiative & under supervision
    • Diligent & take pride in maintaining the highest standards of cleanliness.

     

    Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

    • Full training and Induction
    • An opening to undertake further learning with our excellent apprenticeship scheme
    • Regular coaching & appraisal
    • Expert supervision & peer support
    • Employee discount savings & “Cycle to Work” scheme
    • Recruitment referrals
    • Wellbeing centre with exercises, recipes, financial and mental health advice
    • Company paid Life Assurance scheme
    • Smart Health Toolkit- Providing you with Fitness Programmes, Nutrition consultation and Health checks

    For more of our benefits, please visit: https://cygnetjobs.co.uk/benefits/

    Please note: successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

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