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Title:  Catering Assistant

Location: 

Devizes, South West, GB, SN10 2DY

Department:  Care (Catering and Hospitality Staff)
Operation:  Sanctuary Care
Requisition Number:  131822

 

At Sanctuary Care, we believe in providing high quality care homes where people are looked after with the utmost dignity and respect. It goes without saying that kindness is what care is all about, so first and foremost, we carefully choose our staff for their kind and compassionate nature. We aim to care, nurture and enrich the lives of all in our ‘family’ at Sanctuary Care, whether that’s our staff, residents or family members.

 

Catering Assistant

 

Briggs Lodge, London Road, Devizes, SN10 2DY

 

£9.00 per hour

 

20 hours per week

 

Why work for us?

 

We spend so much time at work don’t we, so our ethos at Sanctuary Care is to enrich the lives of both our residents and staff. Let’s have some fun while we’re at work, support each other and work hard as a team.  There’s loads of training and promotion opportunities available for those who want to pursue it and every day job satisfaction at Briggs Lodge Residential and Nursing Home all regardless of role. 

 

Sanctuary Care has over 100 care homes and you can ‘feel’ the difference a team makes the moment you step through one of our doors.  The team at Briggs Lodge Residential and Nursing Home is special and we’re looking for special people to join us. Become a part of it and apply for this role.

 

Where you’ll work

 

Briggs Lodge has been designed to enhance residents’ independence and mobility, with wide spacious corridors and walk-in wet rooms in every single bedroom. If a resident comes to the home for residential care and develops dementia or later requires nursing care, this is a home for life. A firm favourite at the home with many of the residents is the cinema room. With luxury art deco style cinema seating and footstools, walls filled with images of iconic stars such as Audrey Hepburn and mood lighting; there is an authentic old movie theatre feel to this room.

 

Click here for further information about the home.

 

Are you our next Catering Assistant?  Here’s more about the role:

 

  • First and foremost – we work together as a team to enrich our residents’ lives – let’s support our colleagues too and have fun in the process
  • Your main duties will include basic food preparation, presenting meals to a high standard and serving meals to our residents, all performed to relevant food hygiene legislation
  • Excellent food and great service play a key part in our residents’ day.

 

What skills do I need?

 

  • Team work!  A happy team, makes for happy residents and a happy home
  • Previous catering experience is desirable as is a food hygiene certificate
  • An understanding of safe food storage/cleaning practices is essential
  • Support and training are provided
  • You need to be caring, enthusiastic and have energy to share
  • Being able to communicate well is essential along with a flexible approach
  • You will also be kind and have a real genuine like for older people and their needs, ensuring we treat everyone with the respect and dignity they deserve.

 

Benefits and rewards

 

We know you work so hard and being the best Catering Assistant you can be needs to be rewarded.  We are very proud to offer the following:

 

  • 20 days annual leave plus bank holidays (pro rata)
  • Life assurance
  • CQC performance bonus
  • Overtime enhancement
  • Occupational sick pay after qualifying period
  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • Refer a friend scheme with payment of up to £750 available
  • Contributory pension from Sanctuary Care
  • Access to a free 24/7 support service providing support including legal, financial, emotional and medical advice
  • Discounts on shopping, holidays, cinema, dining, days out and much more via ‘My Rewards’
  • Criminal Records Checks are funded by Sanctuary Care.

 

We hope you feel you could be our next team member. 

 

The reference number for this position is 131822.

 

Closing date: 13 October 2021

 

To join Sanctuary Care you will need to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 and Influenza prior to commencing employment, unless you are medically exempt. You will be required to provide evidence of all vaccinations as part of the recruitment process.

 

We might get a lot of applications so reserve the right to withdraw this advertisement at any time.  Don’t miss out, please apply early.

 

 

 

 

Building Equality and Diversity

Sanctuary Group encourages and welcomes applications from people from diverse backgrounds to support our commitment to offering an inclusive environment for our employees and customers. 
We work closely with the Home Office in order to prevent illegal working.
An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be necessary in the event of a successful application which we will pay for.
Sanctuary Care Limited is a subsidiary of Sanctuary Housing Association, an exempt charity.


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