Kitchen Assistant

Recruiter
Cambian Healthcare
Location
Macclesfield
Salary
£8008 - £8009 per annum, Benefits £7.70
Posted
20 Apr 2017
Closes
20 May 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
We are currently recruiting a Part time Kitchen assistant to join our catering team at Broughton Lodge.
Located in beautiful grounds, Broughton Lodge is a grand Victorian house which is a specialist residential home for young adults with autism, learning disabilities and complex needs. We aim to provide a safe, comfortable and effective care environment for those we look after.

Job Role:
Working closely with Manager to plan/cost of menu’s in order to provide a balanced nutritious diet, making the best use of fresh foods available. You will be responsible for preparing, cooking and serving hot and cold meals as appropriate. You will also provide special diets where necessary, taking into account individual dietary requirements i.e. Allergies/Halal/Diabetic/Vegan etc.
One of your duties would be to order stock and check deliveries. It is important to be up to date with food safety and health and hygiene regulations when under taking your duties in the kitchen and dining area. A key part of your role would be to maintain an accurate record/ list of food supplies, freezer temperature requirements as requested.

About you:
The successful candidate for this role would ideally have experience working in a catering/kitchen/hospitality environment or equivalent. It is also advantageous if you have a relevant food/catering qualification.
We are looking for someone with excellent communication skills and who can work efficiently as part of a team. As you will be working alongside our staff and residents, a caring, resilient and empathic nature are key attributes we look for in order to work effectively in our care environment.

Why join us?
In return we offer many benefits which include: training on site, paid DBS, pension scheme, staff uniform, free meals and childcare vouchers. We also offer the cycle to work scheme and free parking on site. Also, we are currently looking into a shuttle service to help staff to our location.

Specific Requirement
Please note – this role is exempt from the rehabilitation of offenders act 1974 as you will be in contact with vulnerable adults. Therefore all candidates invited for interview will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check and any offer of employment be subject to successful clearance.
If you want a rewarding career with great aspects then we would love to hear from you.