Kitchen Assistant (part time) Epinal Way Care Centre Job in Loughborough at Rushcliffe Care Group

Kitchen Assistant (part time) Epinal Way Care Centre

Role: Kitchen Assistant, Permanent

Hours: Full time, average 32.5 hours per week

Shifts: Days 7:00am/7:30am till 6:30pm/7:00pm (5 to 6.5 hours per shift)

Salary: £8,72 plus, per hour, dependent on experience plus employee benefits

Location: Loughborough, LE11 3GD

About us

Our The Hall mental health unit is a 19 bedded unit that provides person centred care for individuals who need support from specialist staff without the restrictions of being detained under the mental health act or a hospital stay.

Requirements for our Kitchen Assistant

As our Kitchen Assistant you will be the heart of our care home as the key link between the main kitchen and the serving of food to our residents. You will be working with fantastic teams. preparing fresh, wholesome food like salads, sandwiches and vegetable preparation, cooking breakfasts, lunches and a freshly made hot dishes for evening mealtime. Serving meals and compilation of menus, maintaining kitchen cleaning schedules. Ensuring all preparation areas are kept clean. You will keep a close eye on stock rotation, complying to company policies and procedures and following all mandatory COSHH and HACPP guidelines. From time to time, you will assist with catering for special events such as summer BBQs and Christmas parties. Preferred but not essential experience in working in a kitchen and hold a Basic Food Hygiene Certificate. Beyond that, it’s all about your brilliant, positive energy and natural ability to get along with people.

Who doesn’t dream about coming into work, doing what they love and spending time with friends?

If you’ve never worked as a Kitchen Assistant before don’t worry the most thing for us is, you take pride in what you do and a willingness to learn.

If this sounds perfect, then we have the role for you!

The ideal Kitchen Assistant

· Experience: Preferred but no essential

· Whenever you communicate with our service users or colleagues, you’ll be truly considerate and kind.

· We are looking for individuals who share our energy and passion and will contribute to our ongoing success.

· Excellent communication

· Effective organisational skills to meet deadlines

· To remain resilient in the face of rejection and hostility from our service users.

· Knowledge of health and safety matters in relation to services and risk management

· Willing to work a rota pattern covering Breakfast, lunches and dinner and weekends, over a 7-day period.

Additional Details

Benefits: We offer competitive salaries, free onsite parking on-site, 28 days holiday inc Bank Holidays, company pension after qualifying period, career progression within the company, we have an excellent training centre and support continuing professional development opportunities, subsidised meals on duty, employer of the month, annual merit and long service awards, refer a friend schemes.


If you feel that you would excel at this role and match the criteria above, then please get in touch today as we are keen to hire the right person for this role ASAP! If you have any questions please contact Sarah Lomas, Head of HR and Recruitment, Rushcliffe Care on 07875 148874

Apply NOW – email a copy of your updated CV.

Rushcliffe Care is proud to be an equal opportunities employer, welcoming individuals from all walks of life regardless of age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, race, age, nationality, religious denomination, or disability. Roles are matched based on your suitability to the role.

Please note, due to the high volume of applications we receive for our roles we may close this vacancy at any time if the right candidates are found. Candidates must currently reside in the UK and have documentation that proves they are eligible to work in the UK.


All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI. We are an equal opportunities employer. Rushcliffe Care will cover the cost of a DBS check.

*No agency CV, please*

Reference ID: Our Ref: RCGHOKIT/SL/02

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: From £8.72 per hour


COVID-19 considerations:
We ensure all colleagues and patients are kept safe by provided full PPE, strict health and hygiene standards and policies are adhered to at all times, no external visitors unless healthcare professionals. We COVID test our care home employees weekly.

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About the Company

Company: Rushcliffe Care Group

Company Location:  Loughborough

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About Rushcliffe Care Group