Kitchen Assistant
Ref: CYG06569


  • Location
  • Cygnet Cedars Clinic, 37 Broadway Avenue, Birmingham, B9 5LY
  • Salary
  • £8.25 per hour
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 31/10/2019
  • Kitchen Assistant

    Salary: £8.25

    Location: Cygnet Cedars (b9)

    Closing date: 25.05.19

     

    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 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.

    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 hrs a week in high dependency complex service with males who have learning disabilities and other complex needs.

     

    • 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…

    • 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!

  • Location Information
  • Cygnet Cedars is a 24-bed high dependency complex care service for men with learning disabilities and other complex needs. The hospital has a further two bed step-down service, allowing for further community integration and focus on daily living skills.

    All bedrooms are en-suite and furnished to a high standard and the people in our care are encouraged to personalise their bedroom to their own taste. Our communal living spaces are fresh, spacious and encourage social interaction. In addition, our staff to individual ratio is an important element of our service. A number of clinical studies have demonstrated the positive impact that high staff ratios have on individual development and standard of care.

     

    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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