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Title:  Catering Assistant

Location: 

Millport, Scotland, GB, KA28 0BQ

Department:  Care (Catering and Hospitality Staff)
Operation:  Sanctuary Care
Requisition Number:  55053

At Sanctuary Care we believe in providing high quality care homes where people are looked after with the utmost dignity and respect. Our strength lies in the quality of our people and we employ those who will share our mission statement ‘Keeping kindness at the heart of our care’.

 

 

Catering Assistant

 

Millport Care Centre, 19 George Street, Millport, Isle of Cumbrae

 

£9.00 per hour

 

10 hours per week

 

Why work for us?

 

When you join Sanctuary Care, you will be part of something special – we are an innovative organisation, with ambitious growth plans. At Millport Care Centre we put people at the heart of everything we do and that includes our staff. We invest heavily in your training, promote a strong teamwork ethic and make sure that you have the support and resources you need to reach your potential. Our strength lies in the quality of our people and we employ those who share our values.

 

Where you’ll work

 

Millport Care Centre is located in the quiet town of Millport on the Isle of Cumbrae and is only 100 metres from a sandy beach. The island can be accessed via regular ferry crossings, which take just under 10 minutes. Our dedicated team support up to 25 people over the age of 16 with complex care needs stemming from physical or leaning disabilities, autism and challenging behaviours. Millport is more than a home; it is the base from which all residents fulfil active lives as part of the island community and beyond. Our residents are never short of things to do, from going out for a day’s cycling to catching the ferry to the mainland to watch a film. Whatever support needs a person has, we will never place a limitation on what they can do on the island and beyond. We encourage residents to take full advantage of the stunning countryside on their doorstep.

 

Click here for more information about the home.

 

 

The role will include

 

Primary duties will include basic food preparation, presenting meals to a high standard and serving meals to our residents, all performed while adhering to relevant food hygiene legislation. An understanding of safe food storage/cleaning practices is essential to succeed in this varied yet rewarding role. Excellent food and great service play a key part in our resident’s day.

 

You will work with a team of like-minded individuals, all with a desire to ensure that our residents are comfortable within the home.  What is important to us is that you are a caring, enthusiastic and self-motivated individual who understands the importance of respect and dignity at all times.

 

Previous catering experience is desirable as is a food hygiene certificate but support and training is provided.  An approachable, reliable and compassionate attitude however is essential.

 

Ready to join us?

 

As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary Care a great place to work we offer access to a range of great employee benefits including:

 

  • 20 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Life Assurance
  • Care Inspectorate Performance bonus
  • Overtime Enhancements
  • Occupational Sick Pay
  • Season Ticket loan available (Ferry)
  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • Refer a friend scheme with payment of up to £750 available
  • Contributory pension from Sanctuary up to set limits
  • 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

* Terms and Conditions apply

 

If you require further assistance, please contact Millport Care Centre on 01475 530006 and quote Ref: 55053

 

Closing date: 6 November 2019

 

View the detailed  Job Profile

 

 

We reserve the right to withdraw this advertisement at any time depending on application volumes; therefore an early submission of application is encouraged.

 

 

 

 

Building Equality and Diversity
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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