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Title:  General Assistant - Catering

Location: 

Torquay, South West, GB, TQ1 3AB

Department:  Supported Living Services
Operation:  Sanctuary Retirement Living
Requisition Number:  180084

General Assistant, Catering – Part Time

 

Dunboyne Court, Torquay

 

£9.60

 

20 hours per week – working 4 x 5 hour shifts a week

 

 

We are seeking General Assistant, Catering to make a real difference to the lives of our residents. Located in Torquay, with easy access to the town centre and seafront, Dunboyne Court provides apartments and communal facilities for over 55s or people with long-term care needs.

 

Dunboyne Court consists of forty five properties that welcome adults with a variety of care needs, enabling them to maintain an independent lifestyle within homely environments and as part of a friendly community.

 

We value our team and encourage learning and progression through our comprehensive induction programme, as well as on-going training to develop new and existing skills and encourage progression. Sanctuary has their own Learning and Development Academy, who provide a wide range of training courses, open to all.

 

Sanctuary also offers a great employee rewards scheme, where you will be able to receive a variety of discounts from major retailers.

 

Read more about Dunboyne Court here

 

The role of General Assistant, Catering will include:

  • Helping to prepare meals and drinks, following food hygiene standards
  • Working with residents, families, advocates and staff to ensure a high standard of services
  • Undertaking general duties as assigned, such as maintaining the cleanliness of the kitchen, communal areas and residents’ flats
  • Identifying and reporting potential faults and hazards on site, to maintain a safe environment
  • Maintaining stock levels, restocking as required and ensuring equipment is used in line with guidance notes

 

Skills and experiences:

  • Working knowledge and experience of undertaking general cleaning duties is essential
  • Some experience of working in a domestic/cleaning environment
  • Level 2 diploma in housekeeping/catering, or willing to work towards
  • Good interpersonal and customer service skills
  • A general understanding of health and safety in the work place

 

Why work for Sanctuary Retirement Living?

Sanctuary Retirement Living services provide comfort, independence and peace of mind. Residents live independently, safe in the knowledge that support is available in their home should they need it. Spacious apartments with on-site communal facilities create an environment where residents can enjoy healthy, active and independent lifestyles in their later years.

 

Ready to join Sanctuary Retirement Living?

As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary Retirement Living a great place to work, we offer you access to a range of great employee benefits and the opportunity to develop and progress within your career. Benefits include:

  • A pension scheme with employer contributions from Sanctuary
  • 28 days annual leave (including public holidays) pro rata
  • Life assurance
  • Family friendly arrangements, including opportunities for flexible working
  • Health and well-being plans
  • A variety of online discounts and rewards from major retailers
  • Tax efficient savings through our Cycle to Work schemes
  • A wide range of learning and development opportunities
  • The full time equivalent for this role is 37.5 hours
  • £9.60 per hour

 

We are proud to support the Department of Health and Social Care’s ‘Made with Care’ campaign to encourage more people to apply to work in adult social care. If you’re considering a caring career, we have many rewarding roles at Sanctuary Retirement Living. For more information on the campaign click here  

 

Read the full job profile here

 

Closing Date: 26 June 2022

 

We reserve the right depending on application numbers to close or extend the closing dates for positions; we would therefore recommend an early application.

 

For an insight into what it’s like to work for Sanctuary Retirement Living, visit our website, take a look at our Facebook page or search #LifeatSanctuary

 

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 unlawful working.
An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be necessary in the event of a successful application which we will pay for.
Sanctuary Retirement Living is a trading name of Sanctuary Housing Association, an exempt charity.

 


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