Relief Catering Assistant at Longlands Specialist Care Centre

Shaw Healthcare
£7.20 per hour
18 Oct 2016
17 Nov 2016
Contract Type

Are you passionate about food?

Shaw healthcare are currently recruiting for a Catering Assistant to deliver a quality of catering assistance to support our service users in line with our care principles of 'wellness, happiness, and kindness' from our Kitchen. You will work under the direction of a Senior Cook and Cook to work together as a Catering Team to ensure that the physical, social, psychological and emotional needs of our service users are met.

What is the salary?

A typical catering assistant earns £7.20 per hour but this can vary according to your experience level.

What will I be doing?

  • Catering and serving food and drink to service users and others as directed by the Senior Cook and Cook;
  • Ensuring the cleanliness of food preparation areas and its equipment whilst adhering to all legislative requirements in respect of Health & Safety;
  • Provide sufficient supplies of clean crockery, cutlery and cooking utensils for each meal service;
  • Use all cleaning materials as directed, paying particular attention to COSHH regulated products;
  • The ability to effectively communicate with care staff, service users and visitors;

As the role involves working with vulnerable people your employment will be subject to appropriate pre-employment checks including referencing and Disclosure and Barring Service check.

What kind of a person do I need to be?

It is essential you are reliable, responsible, possess excellent English language skills, have good communication skills, enjoy catering, have good customer service, sales and telephone skills, be flexible, friendly and hardworking.

We do not ask for previous experience, although experience in a similar catering role would be an advantage. With regular work patterns, and of course we do operate 7 days a week, 365 days a year so you will need to be flexible with you hours of work, as well as your attitude and approach.

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