Share this Job

Title:  Catering Assistant

Location: 

Upton-upon-Severn, West Midlands, GB, WR8 0RR

Department:  Care (Catering and Hospitality Staff)
Operation:  Sanctuary Care
Requisition Number:  49927

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

 

Beechwood Residential Care Home, Holly Green, Upton-Upon-Severn, Worcestershire (own transport is required)

 

£8.21 per hour

 

28 hours per week

 

Why work for us?

Our vision of keeping kindness at the heart of our care underpins the ethos of our entire organisation. We are committed to ensuring our residents, who chose Sanctuary Care to support them in their later years, are able to live happy and contented lives full of wonderful experiences and memories. Meal times are always sociable, interactive occasions for our residents and our passionate staff encourage this atmosphere. It is essential that our catering teams provide meals of the highest quality that are enjoyed by all.

 

Where you’ll work

Beechwood is located in a residential area of Holly Green, on the outskirts of Upton-upon-Severn. We are a stone's throw away from the riverside town centre, which has lots of restaurants and other attractions including an annual jazz festival. Along with all the usual home comforts you would expect we have large gardens which are landscaped with sensory planting, a pergola and raised flower beds for residents who like a light spot of gardening. Beechwood also benefits from a hairdressing salon where our residents can enjoy being pampered.

 

Click here for further information about the home.

 

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
  • CQC performance bonus
  • 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 Beechwood Residential Care Home on 01684 595 959  and quote Ref: 49927

 

To apply please click the blue Apply button at the top of the page or please send your up to date CV and covering letter to Resourcing.team@sanctuary-housing.co.uk

 

Closing date: 6 September 2019

 

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.


Job Segment: Medical, Healthcare

Find similar jobs: