Kitchen Assistant

Yarningdale, Ripley

Kitchen Assistant
Yarningdale, Ripley: DE5 9SG
Hours: 20
Shifts: Days available
Hourly Rate: £8.21 per hour

Yarningdale has two units called Wren and Robin, each with ten bedrooms, a lounge and a dining room. Every bedroom has a an accessible ensuite wet room, TV points in all rooms and all rooms can be decorated to suit personal tastes. There is a choice of comfortable lounges and quiet areas.

Working alongside the Kitchen Manager, you will be part of a small team responsible for ensuring that our service users are provided with appetising and nutritional meets, to meet their dietary requirements.

Your role will include:

  • Preparing and cooking food in a safe manner
  • Ensuring that all food is stored at appropriate temperatures in line with legislation
  • Being aware of service user requirements and responding to comments regarding the menu
  • Preparing and serving food
  • Minimising and correctly disposing of waste
  • Ensuring that any chemicals care correctly and safely stored

You should hold a current food hygiene certificate to at least ‘food hygiene awareness’ level within 12 weeks of taking up the post

The ideal candidate should:

  • Be a good communicator and able to liaise with people at all levels
  • Be a team player, able to work on your own initiative and also under supervision
  • Have good personal hygiene standards

Benefits:

  • 5.6 weeks holiday.
  • Exemplar rewards – retail discounts, and vouchers.
  • Employee assistance program – 24-hour helpline.
  • Pension plan.
  • Free car parking.
  • Free uniform.
  • Outstanding career progression.
  • Comprehensive 3-day induction program.
  • Opportunity to progress and complete NVQ qualifications.
  • Refer a friend scheme – Up to £1,500

Exemplar Values
Our Values express what it is like to work in our organisation and our colleagues should make these a part of everything we do:

  • Fun
  • Integrity
  • Responsive
  • Success
  • Teamwork

Colleague Stories

“Every day I learn something new from my colleagues and service users which inspires me to be a better practitioner and a better person.”

Alexandra Ferone, Acting Clinical Nurse Manager

Read our stories

Rewarding your dedication

Whether it’s RCNi membership or NMC Pin payment for nurses, or lifestyle and retail discounts for everyone, we’re always thinking about new ways of saying ‘thank you’ for being part of our team.

F814A225-C9E4-4D20-9124-282C3BA5513D Created with sketchtool.

*Pro-rated for part-time colleagues and subject to qualifying conditions.

Click here to download your refer-a-friend claim form and view terms and conditions.