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Kitchen Assistant (Care Home)(Bank Agency) - Houghton Le Spring

Kitchen Assistant


JOB TITLE: Kitchen Assistant (Bank Staff)

LOCATION: Houghton Le Spring

SALARY: £8.00 - £16.00

RESPONSIBLE TO: Recruitment Consultant & Branch Manager
Duties Will Include:

· Assist chef with food preparation

· Independently prepare simple, hot meals / sandwiches for residents

· Load and unload dishwasher

· Wash up equipment unsuitable for dishwasher

· Clean kitchen and equipment

· Collect and distribute crockery from resident's areas

· Clear tea trolleys where applicable

· Empty kitchen rubbish and keep areas clear of refuse

· Maintain a clean and hygienic environment

· Carry out reasonable requests, as instructed by the Home Manager and Chef

· Ensure that the nutritional needs of residents are met

· Health & Safety

· Ensure compliance with the Health & Safety Policy and Regulations in kitchen and stores

· Report all accidents and incidents to the Home Manager

· Have full knowledge of the Fire Procedures, fire escapes and a working knowledge of the firefighting equipment

· Have full knowledge of and take responsibility to ensure adherence to infection control policies and procedures of the Department of Health and the Company at all times


· Right to live and work in the UK

· Previous experience in a care home environment or in working with the elderly is desirable but not essential

· Knowledge of Food and Hygiene

· Understanding of Health and Safety and regulatory requirements

· Positive and willing attitude

· Good communication skills

· Ability to work as part of a team

· DBS Essential

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