Kitchen Assistant
Ref: CYG05334

  • Location
  • Cygnet Beckton, 23 Tunnan Leys, Beckton, London, E6 6ZB
  • Salary
  • .80 p/h enhanced WE and B/H pay
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 30/06/2019
  • Kitchen Assistant

    Salary: £ £8.80 p/h enhanced w/e and B/H pay rates.

    Location: Cygnet Hospital Beckton, 23 Tunnan Leys, Beckton, London, E6 6ZB


    Cygnet Health Care have been providing a national network of high quality specialist mental health services for more than 30 years.

    With us, you’ll work in a supportive culture tailored to help you thrive & progress your career.

    As a Kitchen Assistant, you’ll play an important part in creating an excellent experience for patients & staff.

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

    So if you’re passionate about what you do, and want to make a difference, get in touch! 

    Your Day-to-Day...

    You’ll be working 40 hours a week in hospital that provides services for women with complex mental health needs.

    • Assist the team in the preparation of balanced, appetising meals
    • Perform basic cooking tasks & other kitchen duties
    • Wash utensils, dishes & make sure they are stored appropriately
    • Rotate stock & put away all deliveries
    • Maintain personal hygiene & 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...

    • Experienced in catering, preferably within a care setting
    • The holder of a basic food hygiene certificate
    • Enthusiastic, keen to learn and an active team member
    • Polite & professional, with a positive attitude at all times
    • 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…

    • Strong career progression opportunities
    • Expert supervision & support
    • Employee referral scheme
    • Pension scheme
    • “Cycle to work” scheme & employee discount saving.


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

    Ready to make a positive change?

    Please click on the ‘apply now’ link below.

    Join us!

    Cygnet Health Care has been providing a national network of high quality specialist mental health services for more than 30 years.

  • Location Information
  • Cygnet Hospital Beckton is a smoke free gender specific hospital for women with complex mental health needs. We accept emergency and planned, pre-assessed admissions. We provide a multi-disciplinary approach, to help service users return home as quickly as possible.

    Situated in the East End of London, the hospital has four different specialist wards including mental health with learning disability, personality disorder, PICU and low secure.

    The overall ambience of the hospital is welcoming. The team take great pride in providing the best possible therapeutic environment in conjunction with the service users.


    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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