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Kitchen Assistant in Hextable at The Cinnamon Care Collection

Date Posted: 5/30/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Kitchen Assistants - £8.42 per hour
Full-time - 37.5 hrs pw inc. some weekend working
Free Uniform, DBS & Benefits - sociable hours

The Cinnamon Care Collection are proud to be opening their first care village in  Hextable, Kent.  

Emerson Grange is a brand new 85-bedroom care home that will provide the most luxurious surroundings and the very best care and support. As part of the development there are also 47 luxurious retirement apartments - Emerson Park -  which will have access to the range of first-class village facilities.

We are looking to recruit experienced and reliable Kitchen Assistants/Catering Assistants to join our catering team. You will be required to work 37.5 hours per week on a rota basis which will include some weekend working. Shift hours will range between 6.30am to 8pm and all rotas will be planned a month in advance. 

The Kitchen Assistant supports all catering functions within the Cinnamon home and, alongside the Head Chef and other catering staff ensures that all kitchen services are efficient and that the required Health & Safety measures are adhered to within the department. The Kitchen Assistant assists with all the working areas within the homes kitchen and the Club Lounge.

Main Responsibilities

  • You will support the Head Chef, Chef and other catering team members to deliver all catering services throughout the home, ensuring resident choice at all times.
  • Assist prepare nutritional food and beverages to a high standard, as directed by the Head Chef promptly and in accordance with agreed mealtimes.
  • Maintain a high standard of hygiene and cleanliness in the kitchen and food storage areas at all times in accordance with the appropriate food hygiene regulations.
  • Prepare special diet meals as needed and as directed by the Head Chef.
  • Provide feedback to the Head Chef and Chef on complaints from residents or others on the functioning of the catering department. Address complaints promptly where possible and report them to the Head Chef or in the Head Chef’s absence to the Chef.
  • Support cost-effective stock control systems to minimise waste and ensure these are in place.

Job Requirements

Person Specification 

  • Physically and medically able to carry out duties and responsibilities with or without assistive aids
  • Ability to organise and prioritise workload and work under pressure
  • Energetic, passionate and proactive attitude
  • Awareness of COSHH and CQC regulations