Kitchen Assistant (Part Time)
Ref: CYG09958

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  • Location
  • Thors Park, Thors Farm Road, (off Brightlingsea Road), Thorrington, Essex, CO7 8JJ
  • Salary
  • £8.80 p/h
  • Hours
  • Part Time
  • Closing date
  • 08/07/2020
  • We are looking for an outstanding Kitchen Assistant who’s passionate about food and wants to make a difference.

    You’ll be working part time-16 hours a week over 2 days (insert shift times here if applicable) at Cygnet Thors Park, creating an excellent experience for the people in our care.

    With us, you’ll have the chance to progress your career in a vibrant, supportive culture tailored to help you thrive.

    Apply now to enjoy excellent career prospects while being part of an organisation that cares about helping people.
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    Your day-to-day...

    • Assist in the preparation of balanced, appetising meals
    • Perform cooking tasks & other kitchen duties
    • Ensure the cleanliness of the kitchen, service areas & dining room
    • Wash utensils, dishes & make sure they are stored appropriately
    • Rotate stock & put away all deliveries
    • Maintain personal hygiene to comply with Cygnet standards and food hygiene regulations
    • Handle, maintain & store kitchen equipment in accordance with Cygnet procedures
    • Use chemicals in line with Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) regulations

     

    Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

    • Strong career progression opportunities
    • Expert supervision & support
    • Employee referral scheme
    • Pension scheme
    • “Cycle to work” scheme & employee discount savings
    • Life Assurance 
    • Health Care cash plan 

     

    You are...

    • Experienced in catering, preferably within a care setting
    • The holder of a food hygiene certificate, with good personal hygiene standards
    • Enthusiastic, keen to learn & an active team member
    • Polite & professional, with a positive attitude at all times
    • An excellent communicator able to liaise with people at all levels
    • Diligent & take pride in maintaining the highest standards of cleanliness
    • Able to work on your own initiative, as part of a team & under supervision
  • Location Information
  • Based in Thorrington, North East Essex, Cygnet Thors Park is a specialist hospital providing support and treatment for up to 14 men with learning disabilities and complex needs. Cygnet Thors Park is set in extensive grounds accessed via a private lane in the heart of the Essex countryside. The service has its own care pathway on-site from more support, through to more independent living.

    When people come to Cygnet Thors Park we ask them how they would like to personalise their bedroom and we support them to express their individuality. There are a number of rooms at Cygnet Thors Park which are dedicated to activities and supporting life skills in readiness for people moving on. There is a life skills kitchen for people wanting to prepare or cook food for themselves or their visitors. There is a large art room where people can enjoy a range of creative table top crafts, in addition to a games room and an IT room. The grounds are extensive and there are plenty of outdoor activities available for people to enjoy. Patio and seating areas for service users and their visitors to enjoy are a popular choice.

    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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