- Job Reference
- Crewe, Cheshire
- Job Description
- Job Copy
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.
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
At Station House you can expect a warm welcome from the moment you step through the door.
Station House is a modern, purpose-designed care home set in a leafy residential area of Crewe in Cheshire. We can provide nursing for older people, including those living with Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia. We also offer intermediate and transitional care.
As soon as you step through our door, you'll notice the home’s warm, welcoming atmosphere. Our experienced, friendly team treats every individual with dignity and respect. We make sure that residents and day guests have choices about their care and how they spend their time, and we help everyone to stay as active and independent as possible.
We offer flexible daytime care for older people living in the area – day guests can be referred to us by social services or families can approach us directly. We also offer intermediate care, for people who have had a stay in hospital and need some extra support before returning to their own home.
Maintaining the highest possible standards is very important to us and we recently received Gold Standards Framework accreditation to demonstrate the quality of our end of life care.
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.