Care UK

Vacancies

Catering Assistant

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  • You

    You’re a hard-working individual with experience working in a busy kitchen. Ideally, you’ve already got some experience in a care home setting. You’re also a caring person who understands how important mealtimes are to older, vulnerable people. You’re a good team player who takes pride in your job and is happy to go the extra mile. You know the importance of food hygiene and health and safety rules. Above all, you want to be a valued member of a friendly team. You’re keen to progress in your catering career and do your bit to improve the nutrition of older people.


    Your role

    Reporting to the Head Chef, you’ll make sure all kitchen equipment and areas are properly cleaned. As part of our hard-working team, you’ll also help prepare tasty, nutritious meals that our residents and guests will enjoy. For example, you’ll take pressure off the chefs by cooking breakfast in the mornings. At main mealtimes, you’ll add those much-loved finishing touches like custard or gravy. You’ll be responsible for safe, hygienic food storage and for making sure kitchen equipment and cleaning materials are kept in their correct places. In return, we’ll give you lots of support, training and opportunities to progress in your career.

    As a Kitchen Assistant at Care UK, you can look forward to:

    • Competitive pay – we pay more than the average
    • Flexible hours, including a choice of day, night or weekend shifts
    • Bank holiday enhancements
    • Fast-track career options, e.g. to chef
    • Quality training to develop your skills
    • Stakeholder pension
    • Childcare vouchers
    • Free uniform
    • Thousands of online and in-store discounts


    About Care UK

    We run over 120 homes and day clubs across the UK. We provide residential, nursing, dementia and end-of-life care for older people. As one of the UK’s leading care home providers, our goal is to help every employee fulfil his or her potential – with first-class training and support.

  • Where you'll work
  • Perry Manor care home in Worcester is now open, and provides the best in 24-hour residential and nursing care for older people in luxurious surroundings.

    When a new resident joins us at Perry Manor care home our team gets to know their unique needs, preferences and personality before creating a tailored care plan for them. In fact, everything we do at Perry Manor – from the food our chef-led catering teams serve up, to the activities we organise - is tailored to residents’ individual preferences.

    Our stunning facilities ensure that residents enjoy a ‘five star’ experience, whether they’re watching their favourite films in the cinema, catching up with friends in the coffee shop, or having a pamper session with the hairdresser.

    We enable residents to keep active and independent, whether that means supporting them to join in with arts and crafts and music sessions or gentle exercise classes.

    The Perry Manor team is here to support you and your family whenever you need us. Visit at any time of the day, and stay for as long as you wish. While you’re here feel free to join your loved one in a favourite activity, or enjoy a quiet meal together.

Care UK is committed to ensuring that it employs people with the right mix of talent, skills and potential and will assess every applicant fairly regardless of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, responsibilities for dependents, age, physical/mental disability or offending background. Having a criminal record will not necessarily prevent you from working with us, it will depend on the nature of the role and background of any offence.