Kitchen Assistant
Ref: CYG09984


  • Location
  • Toller Road Residential Service, 13 Toller Road, Stoneygate, Leicester, LE2 HP
  • Salary
  • £8.75
  • Hours
  • Part Time
  • Closing date
  • 09/07/2020
  • Cygnet Health Care was established in 1988. Since then we have developed a wide range of services for individuals with mental health needs and learning disabilities within the UK. We have built a reputation for delivering pioneering services and outstanding outcomes for the people in our care.

    Our expert and highly dedicated care team of 8800 employees empower 3000 individuals across 140 services to consistently make a positive difference to their lives, through service-user focused care and rehabilitation.

    We maintain a good relationship with our quality regulators and undergo regular inspections, with 85% of our services rated ‘Good’ or ‘Outstanding’. We also operate an internal system of quality care, treatment and positive outcomes.

    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.

    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
    • Childcare vouchers
    • Training and development opportunities
  • 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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