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Title:  Catering Assistant


Worcester, West Midlands, GB, WR2 4HF

Department:  Care (Catering and Hospitality Staff)
Operation:  Sanctuary Care
Requisition Number:  55065

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


Regent Residential Care Home, School Road, St Johns, Worcester, Worcestershire


£8.21 per hour


35 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 Regent Residential Care 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

Regent is a beautiful care home set in the residential area of St John's, within walking distance of the cathedral city of Worcester. Our care home is easily accessible by bus, rail and road, and benefits from having a library, shops, cafes, pubs and GP surgeries within easy walking distance. When people visit Regent, they often compliment us on how welcome they are made to feel by a devoted team. Our care and support includes residential care, dementia care and respite care for up to 64 residents. The gardens at Regent are glorious. They are the entire length of the home and many of the bedrooms and lounge areas have patio doors leading out onto them. We are also building raised wooden planters for the residents to enjoy growing their own, plus there is a summer house and water feature.

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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 Regent Residential Care Home on 01905 337 100 and quote Ref: 55065


Closing date: 07 November 2019


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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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