Kitchen Assistant
Ref: CYG07508


  • Location
  • Toller Road Residential Service, 13 Toller Road, Stoneygate, Leicester, LE2 HP
  • Salary
  • £8.42 ph
  • Closing date
  • 12/12/2019
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    Catering Assistant

    At Cygnet Health Care you’ll have the chance to make a real impact on patients and their families. You’ll be exposed to all kinds of new challenges and responsibilities, to ensure you continue learning and developing as you go.

    We require a Catering Assistant to assist the chefs and catering team in the smooth running of the kitchen at all times and to prepare and serve meals to the service users, staff and visitors. 

     

     

    In this role you will; 

    • Assisting and maintaining high standards of personal hygiene and cleanliness in the kitchen
    • Be responsible for the washing up after meals and the overall cleaning of the kitchen and where appropriate the dining area.
    • Maintain an accurate record / list of food supplies, freezer temperatures requirements, etc. where requested / required.
    • Ensure statutory Health and Safety standards in the kitchen and dining areas.

     

     

    We are looking for people who have; 

    • Good communication.
    • Team player / Works on own initiative.
    • Experience of working in a care/ Hospital environment desirable
    • Hospitality experience.

     

    We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the people within our care. All candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS and reference check and an offer of employment will be subject to successful clearance.

    Want to make a positive difference? We look forward to hearing from you!

     

  • Location Information
  • Situated in a leafy suburb of Leicester, Toller Road is a care home with nursing that supports up to eight people with learning disabilities and complex needs.

    Toller Road is a large three story semi-detached house with its own private garden situated on the outskirts of Leicester. There is a communal lounge and another open plan dining room and lounge area with access to the garden. The service also has a life skills kitchen where people can plan menus and prepare their own drinks, snacks and meals. This area is also utilised as an IT hub, enabling service users to maintain contact with family and friends on video chat, as well as learn skills for independent living.

    Awards for Toller Road

    • Great British Care Awards 2017 – Good Nurse Award (Midlands Region) – Charge Nurse Maxine Thorne (Finalist)
    • Great British Care Awards 2017 – Putting People First Award – Toller Road Team (Regional Winner)
    • National Care Awards 2017 – Resident Engagement Award - Cate Ball (then Service Manager, now Midlands Business Support Manager) (Finalist)

    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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