Kitchen Assistant

Exemplar Health Care
Bournville, City and Borough of Birmingham
£7.50/hour £7.50 per hour
15 Jun 2017
15 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Kitchen Assistant

Otterburn, Birmingham

£7.50 per hour, 30 Hours Per Week

Otterburn is a 30 bedded Physical and Mental Disability Care Home. We provide care for service users between 18 to 65 years old, we provide every service user the highest possible individualised care having regard to their privacy, choice and respect and giving them the opportunity to develop, grow and reach their full potential irrespective of health or ability.

Working alongside the Kitchen Manager, you will be part of a small team responsible for ensuring that our service users are provided with appetising and nutritional meets, to meet their dietary requirements.

Your role will include:

Preparing and cooking food in a safe manner
Ensuring that all food is stored at appropriate temperatures in line with legislation
Being aware of service user requirements and responding to comments regarding the menu
Preparing and serving food
Minimising and correctly disposing waste
Ensuring that any chemicals care correctly and safely stored
You should hold a current food hygiene certificate to at least ‘food hygiene awareness’ level within 12 weeks of taking up post

The ideal candidate should:

Be a good communicator and able to liaise with people at all levels
Be a team player, able to work on your own initiative and also under supervision
Have good personal hygiene standards