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Kitchen Assistant - Persley Castle, AB21 9XU

Ref: 516 Date Posted: Monday 23 Oct 2017

Kitchen Assistant – £7.51 – AB21 9XU

Are you a committed, passionate and friendly Kitchen Assistant? We are seeking talented and detail-oriented individuals who will make a difference to the lives of the residents we care for at Persley Castle Care Home.

Persley Castle Care Home is a converted period house with 40 beds, 3 miles from the centre of Aberdeen providing accommodation for a maximum of 40 residents including up to 35 older people and 5 adults with physical impairment. The home enjoys an excellent reputation locally for providing first class care.

This is a part time position for 22hrs per week.

Your duties will include

  • Assisting in the preparation, cooking and serving of meals for the residents.
  • Setting tables prior to meals and clearing them after meal times.
  • Putting away stores, as directed by the Cook
  • Ensuring a high standard of cleanliness in the kitchen, serving and dining areas.
  • To wash and store crockery, cutlery and other kitchen utensils and to report breakages
  • Complying with COSHH requirements, Health and Safety at Work Act and Environmental Health Guidelines.

The successful applicant will

  • Communicate effectively and work well as part of a team.
  • Have a caring and friendly nature
  • Hold a Basic Food Hygiene Certificate
  • Ideally have experience in a similar environment

In return, we will offer you

  • A competitive rate of pay
  • Guaranteed weekly contracted hours
  • An informative induction and a supportive and friendly working environment
  • Continuous training and improvement to help all employees deliver and maintain the level of care we strive for, as well as achieving your own goals within a care setting.