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Monarch Healthcare is an established care provider and forward-thinking company. We have an opportunity for a Kitchen Assistant to join our team at Parkside Nursing Home.

As a Kitchen Assistant at Monarch Healthcare, you will assist our Cooks to maintain a clean environment and support to prepare and serve food. The successful candidate will work 30 hours a week on a rota basis, including some weekends and bank holidays. The rate of pay is in line with National Minimum Wage.

We are looking for an individual who is caring, friendly and able to communicate with people at all levels. It would be beneficial to have previous experience of food preparation and kitchen support duties alongside a food hygiene certificate, however, training and support can be provided.

The main responsibilities of the role include: this is not an exhaustive list

  • Assist with the preparation, cooking and serving of meals
  • Provide for dietary requirements
  • Maintain a clean and hygienic kitchen and dining area
  • Maintain accurate records of food supplies, temperatures, and schedules
  • Ensure relevant standards are always met
  • Ensure statutory Health and Safety standards in the kitchen and dining areas.
  • Ensure all equipment is clean and well maintained.
  • Report any faulty equipment.

You will be joining a supportive team who are focused on providing the highest level of person-centred care. Alongside this we offer the following:

  • Access to on-site parking
  • Meal on shift (if shift time over 7.5 hours, set menu)
  • Refer a friend Bonus scheme
  • 5.6 weeks annual leave
  • In house training
  • Supportive team environment
  • Annual Monarch Healthcare Awards and Recognition dinner

Monarch Healthcare value all employees and actively encourage people to develop their knowledge and skills through opportunities for further learning as well as through mandatory training expectations. All roles are subject to satisfactory DBS checks and references.

Please note that all people working in care homes in England are required to have had both doses of a covid-19 vaccination, unless medically exempt. Proof of vaccination status will be required to be shown on arrival for an interview.

To apply for this job email your details to nicolayates@monarchhealthcare.co.uk.