Kitchen Assistant in Winnersh, Berkshire

Closing date: 28/09/2019

Location: Abbeyfield Winnersh, Woodward Close, Winnersh, Berkshire, RG41 5NW

Salary: £9.27 per hour

Hours:  35 Hours Per week - Immediate start available 

We are currently looking to recruit a Kitchen Assistant to provide maternity cover at our state of the art dementia friendly care home in Winnersh, Reading. The Kitchen Assistant will support the catering team, providing a varied and nutritious menu for our group of older residents.

The role of Kitchen Assistant is responsible for maintaining a clean environment in all areas of the kitchen, store rooms, bars and restaurant areas in accordance with Environmental Health Standards. 

Duties will include:

• Keeping all allocated areas clean, tidy and presentable at all times
• Helping with washing up in the kitchen
• Assisting with social functions
• Ensuring all food related activities comply with food safety regulations
• Completing all relevant records as directed by the Chef Manager/Cook

It is essential that all aspects of the role are carried out to a high standard at all times.

The following are essential for this role:

• You must have the ability to communicate and interact well with people at all levels
• Work well as part of a team
• Understand the needs of older people and people living with Dementia
• Have a friendly, caring and supportive manner 
• Ablility to read and write to a good standard

It is desirable that you have a Food Hygiene Certificate and a First Aid Certificate, however training can be provided to achieve these.

Travel to other Abbeyfield locations may be required on occasion to attend meetings and/or training therefore it is essential that the successful applicant is willing to do so when required.

To apply please quote job reference - V0434

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This post is subject to a DBS check.