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Title:  Catering Assistant

Location: 

Minehead, South West, GB, TA24 5AW

Department:  Care (Catering and Hospitality Staff)
Operation:  Sanctuary Care
Requisition Number:  58002

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 – Temporary position

 

The Winsor Nursing Home, The Avenue, Minehead, Somerset

 

£8.21 per hour

 

28 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 The Winsor Nursing Home 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

The Winsor is a beautifully restored Victorian care home located close to the main beach of Minehead, Somerset. We are a stone's throw away from the picturesque seafront and a five-minute walk from the town centre with all the shops, cafes and other traditional seaside attractions this has to offer. Our dedicated team provide a range of care and support including nursing, dementia, palliative and respite care for up to 38 residents. We have a number of lounge areas for our residents to use as they wish, whether taking part in activities, catching up with friends and family or simply reading a good book. Overlooking the tranquil grounds our garden room is a bright and airy space to relax in the sunshine and admire the beautiful surroundings.

 

Click here for further 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
  • CQC Performance bonus
  • Overtime Enhancements
  • Occupational Sick Pay
  • 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 The Winsor Nursing Home on 01643 707 870 and quote Ref: 58002

 

Closing date: 10 February 2020

 

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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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