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Title:  Catering Assistant - Part Time

Location: 

Worcester, West Midlands, GB, WR2 5FH

Department:  Supported Living Services
Operation:  Sanctuary Retirement Living
Requisition Number:  178849

 

Catering Assistant – Part Time

 

Noble House, Worcester

 

£9.60

 

25 hours per week – on a weekly rota

 

 

We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed Catering Assistant to assist with meal preparation and help serve meals, whilst adhering to health and safety guidelines.

 

Located in Sanctuary Grove, a purpose-built community on the outskirts of Worcester, Noble House provides apartments and communal facilities for over 55s.

 

At Sanctuary Retirement Living, we are passionate about residents enjoying their retirement in comfort whilst continuing to live independently, with the peace of mind that help is on hand if they need it. We are looking for caring and compassionate people to ensure that our residents enjoy happy and fulfilling lives.

 

Our in-house Taste Restaurant is open to residents from 8am – 6pm seven days a week for breakfast, lunch and snacks. Strong interpersonal skills and a friendly open manner is essential for success in this role.

 

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 Noble House here

 

The role of Catering Assistant will include:

  • Helping to prepare meals and drinks, following food hygiene standards and ensuring the needs of our residents are met
  • 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
  • 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 catering duties is essential
  • Some experience of working in catering environment
  • Level 2 diploma in catering, or willing to work towards
  • Good interpersonal and customer service skills
  • A general understanding of health and safety in the workplace

 

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: 18 July 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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