• Kitchen Assistant - BANK

    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 1 week ago(18/05/2018 6:31 AM)
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    Location : Name
    Gracewell of Frome
    Location : Location
    UK-Frome, Somerset

    As a Kitchen Assistant you will assist in organising and preparing quality food under the supervision of the Cook/Chef, whilst maintaining high standards of cleanliness. The residents in our care home really relish meal times. Join us as a Kitchen Assistant and help make our residents very happy – all whilst developing your catering skills and enjoying some great benefits. Gracewell Healthcare are one of the UK’s leading providers of health and social care services and are looking for a Kitchen Assistant to help our kitchen team produce nutritious meals several times a day to ensure our residents needs are met.     The main responsibilities of the Kitchen Assistant Role are:·

    • To assist in the preparation, cooking and serving of meals to residents.
    • To maintain cleanliness of kitchen and equipment, ensuring the premises are always cleaned to the highest standard, following the requirements of the cleaning schedule.
    • Assist in the preparation of cold meals e.g. sandwiches and salads.
    • To monitor and record all deliveries and dispatches of frozen and dry foods.
    • To work as part of a team and participate is staff meetings
    • To wash up after meals, ensuring all crockery and equipment is cleaned and stored appropriately.
    • Clean the dining areas, where appropriate.


    Responsibilities and Qualifications:

    • Experience in the catering services is beneficial although not essential.
    • Possess effective written and verbal communication skills
    • Food handling course qualification desirable
    • To ensure that all kitchen equipment and kitchen areas are cleaned according to the cleaning schedules.
    • To ensure statutory and Company Health and Safety Regulations are adhered to.
    • To ensure correct storage of all dry and perishable cook chill goods as soon as possible after receipt and checking.
    • To ensure the correct, safe storage of cleaning materials.
    • To ensure that all pots, pans, cooking utensils and service counter containers are cleaned to the required standards and correctly stored after cleaning.
    • Carry out any other reasonable instructions given by the Head Chef and/or Home Manager. 


    Gracewell Healthcare is a leading premier healthcare provider of residential, nursing and dementia care delivered in a most luxurious home environment providing the very highest standards of care to our residents. We believe great care starts with great people.  Gracewell Healthcare has a varied range of career options available to individuals all supported by extensive learning and development programmes to make the most of your career with us.

    • 28 days holiday inclusive of Bank holiday
    • Bank holiday – double time payment for approved hours worked
    • ‘Your choices’ voluntary benefits – employee discounted scheme
    • Flu Vaccination
    • Employee Assistance scheme
    • Cycle to work scheme with Halfords
    • Study Support


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