Kitchen Assistant
Ref: CYG06207


  • Location
  • Cygnet Churchill, 22 Barkham Terrace, Lambeth Road, London, SE1 7PW
  • Salary
  • £8.80
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 23/08/2019
  •  

    If you want to make a difference and ensure people can achieve their goals and get the most out of life, then we would love to welcome you to the team.

    Within your role you will undertake work that is meaningful to the people we support in our services and socially important within the local community. You will be responsible for the preparation and provision of dietary meals for those in our care within the guidelines of care plans or service requirements. You will be a critical member of the team, ensuring people have healthy lifestyles. Please see the job description for more information.

     

    Your Day-to-Day...

    • 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.

    Some of the benefits of this role include:

    • 28 days annual leave
    • Length of service awards
    • Fully paid comprehensive induction training for all new starters
    • Paid DBS/PVG
    • Free parking
    • Courtesy meals and refreshments whilst on shift
    • Shopping and entertainment discount scheme (over 800 retailers)
    • Cycle to Work scheme
    • Training and development opportunities

    All successful applicants will be required to become a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups Scheme (PVG) in respect of regulated work with protected adults and regulated work with children. A PVG certificate contains all unspent and certain spent conviction information. It also contains any other non-conviction information that the police or other

    government bodies think is relevant. Disclosure Scotland continually monitor PVG scheme members' records for vetting information including criminal convictions that may affect their suitability to work with vulnerable groups.

  • Location Information
  • Cygnet Churchill is a 40 bed high dependency inpatient rehabilitation service for men who have severe and enduring mental illness and who may have been detained under the Mental Health Act. Men often come to this service following multiple placement breakdowns, failed treatment programmes or stepping down from secure settings.

    Our recovery programme is delivered in a culture that balances risk management with therapeutic optimism, where men have the opportunity to learn and practice the skills they will need in a completely safe environment.

     

    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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