Bank kitchen cook

CAS Behavioural Health
18 May 2017
17 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Bank Kitchen Assistant

Ansel Clinic, Clifton Lane, Clifton, Nottingham, NG11 8NB
Role: Bank Kitchen Assistant
Salary : £7.65 per hour
Hours: Casual

As a Kitchen Assistant, you'll find that you're part of a close,supportive team, all focused on doing amazing work. You'll be trusted, valued, encouraged and developed to become the best you can be.

Main Duties and Responsibilities
  • Liaise with the Hospital Manager when planning/costing menus in order to provide a balanced nutritious diet, making the best use of fresh foods, as available.
  • Prepare, cook and serve meals, hot and cold, as appropriate. Responsible for maintaining and managing the food budget.
  • Provide special diets where necessary as well as taking into account the preferences of individual Clients.
  • To support the development of the process, practices and delivery of Active Recovery Care and Recovery.
  • Be responsible for the washing up after meals and the overall cleaning of the kitchen and where appropriate the dining area.
  • Maintain an accurate record / list of food supplies, freezer temperatures requirements, etc. where requested / required.
  • Order stocks and check deliveries, as well as check and value stocks as required by the Hospital Manager.
  • Ensure statutory Health and Safety standards in the kitchen and dining areas.
  • Report immediately to the Hospital Manager any illness of an infectious nature or accident incurred by a Client, Colleague, self or another.
  • Understand and ensure the implementation of the Hospital’s Health and Safety Policy, Emergency and Fire Procedures.
  • Ensure the security of the Hospital is maintained at all times
  • Adhere to all Group policies and procedures within the defined timescales, NCSC standards and guidelines, Department of Health guidelines and legislation, including the Mental Health Act and Code of Practice.
  • Knowledge of nutrition and dietary requirements (ie Halal/diabetic/vegan).
Key Skills, Experience and Qualifications
  • Good communication.
  • Ability to plan nourishing and attractive menus within available budgets.
  • Team player / Works on own initiative.
  • NVQ2 (or equivalent) or evidence of the same experience in catering.
  • Basic Food / Hygiene Certificate.
  • Intermediate Food Hygiene Certificate.
  • Hospitality experience.
  • Experience of preparing fresh food to cover 3 main meal times.
  • Experience of working in a care environment.
?In return we offer:
  • Free meals
  • Free parking
  • Free uniform
  • Pension