Catering Assistant - Part Time
Ref: CYG11848


  • Location
  • Cygnet Stevenage, Graveley Road, Stevenage, SG1 4YS
  • Salary
  • £8.80 per hour
  • Hours
  • Part Time
  • Closing date
  • 06/12/2020
  • Cygnet Health Care have been providing a national network of high quality specialist mental health services for more than 30 years.

    Cygnet Hospital Stevenage offers a range of secure mental health services for men and women in a purpose-built therapeutic environment where the focus is on maximising positive outcomes and recovery.

    We are currently recruiting for a Catering Assistant to assist the Chefs in ensuring that all catering areas are maintained in a hygienic, clean, tidy and safe manner, as per the operational standards, and assist in all relevant aspects of the catering operation as required.

    You will work 15 hours per week, Monday to Friday 11am – 2pm.

    In this role you’ll:

    • Prepare simple meals i.e. vegetables and salad items for service under the direction of the Chef. Prepare ancillary items for service such as bread.
    • Wash dishes by hand or place them in the dishwasher. Wash pots, pans, and trays. Store clean items neatly and safely to minimise breakages.
    • Sweep and mop kitchen floors, keeping them free from grease or spillage at all times.
    • Wash work tables, walls and kitchen equipment and appliances in accordance with cleaning schedules. Sign off cleaning schedule on completion of tasks.
    • Transfer supplies and equipment between storage and work areas.
    • Operate all kitchen equipment within competence safely and in accordance with instructions.
    • Segregate and remove rubbish and place it in designated containers.
    • Put supplies away in the correct place and lock storerooms and cupboards. Leave kitchen tidy, clean and secure.
    • Comply with company policy in terms of Food Safety and Health and Safety, completing and storing all records as outlined in the food policy HACCP.
    • Be aware of, implement and maintain company procedures and processes as appropriate.
    • Perform such other duties as may be reasonably required.

     
    We're looking for people who have:

    • Previous catering experience.
    • Up to date CIEH Level 2 Food Hygiene Certificate or equivalent.
    • Practical ability of preparing simple meals.
    • Experience of working in a care or hospital environment.
    • Be a good communicator and able to liaise with people at all levels.
    • Knowledge of maintaining a clean, tidy, safe and hygienic environment.
    • Ability to work well within a team.

     
    In return we’ll offer you:

    • Annual holiday entitlement
    • Employee Discount Scheme
    • A package of support for staff health and wellbeing
    • DBS paid
    • Opportunity to undertake further learning with our excellent apprenticeship scheme
    • Susidised meals 


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

  • Location Information
  • Cygnet Hospital Stevenage offers a range of secure mental health services for men and women in a purpose-built therapeutic environment where the focus is on maximising positive outcomes and recovery.

    Care is provided within a medium secure perimeter. Inside the hospital, everyone has an individual en-suite bedroom and there is outdoor space available for all. There are also a range of additional facilities including a vocational cafe, large indoor gym hall, multi-gym, outdoors football pitch and garden area.

    The aim at Stevenage is to help people learn how to manage their mental health and reinforce their daily living skills, helping to prepare for independent life.

     

    This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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