Our multi-award-winning organisation is looking to recruit a Kitchen Assistant to join our Hospitality team at weekends.

The role of Kitchen Assistant will involve the delivery of Hospitality Services within our Campus, Care Homes, and Community Centres to excellent standards.

This post is working 8 hours per week on Saturdays and Sundays (4 hours per shift).  Extra hours are available during the week to cover absence

What you will be doing

You will have a key role ensuring we deliver an excellent service to our customers, creating an inviting and pleasant environment. Your core duties will involve:

  • Basic food preparation including vegetables, salads, and sandwiches
  • Maintaining a clean, hygienic, and presentable environment
  • Preparing and arranging food counters and dining areas, ready for service
  • Serving hot & cold food and beverages
  • Operating the till and cashing up when required

Who are we looking for?

You will ideally have previous experience working within a busy kitchen environment, working both independently and within a team. You will need:

  • Basic Food Hygiene Certificate (or willingness to undertake this qualification)
  • Great communication skills, confident speaking to a range of people
  • Good literacy and numeracy skills
  • Willing to undertake appropriate training (e.g., Supervision, NVQ Training)

Jewish Care is the largest provider of health and social care services for the Jewish community in the UK. Every week, we touch the lives of 10,000 people. We provide services to a range of people including older people, people with mental health needs and people living with dementia.

 Our five values are at the heart of the way we work. They drive how we act as individuals and as an organisation and shape our culture. We value Excellence, Integrity, Innovation, Compassion, and Inclusivity.

Jewish Care operate a rolling recruitment process and reserve the right to close the advert once a suitable candidate has been identified.

LocationThe Betty and Asher Loftus Centre

The Betty and Asher Loftus Centre is a beautiful and relaxing campus in leafy Friern Barnet. It’s been providing a wide range of care and community services to the Jewish community for a number of years through its range of care homes.

These include Rosetrees, a purpose-built care home set in landscaped gardens, the Kun Mor and George Kiss Home, a modern and spacious care home built in 2016 and Stella & Harry Freedman House, which offers highly skilled nursing care for people with complex care needs.

The campus is also home to the Sam Beckman Centre for People Living with Dementia and connect@southgate, which offers activities for more mobile older Jewish people.

STAFF FACILITIES

DEDICATED TEAM BREAK ROOM

FREE FRESHLY PREPARED LUNCH

ACCESS TO ONSITE GARDENS

Why

JEWISH CARE?

We offer excellent benefits to reward you for your hard work, dedication and commitment. These include:

  • RETAIL DISCOUNT

    RETAIL DISCOUNT

    A huge range of discounts at major retailers and supermarkets

  • HEALTH CARE

    HEALTH CARE

    24/7 access to a GP either online or on the phone

  • STAFF SUPPORT

    STAFF SUPPORT

    Access to our Employee Assistance Programme providing confidential advice

  • WELLBEING HUB

    WELLBEING HUB

    Articles and support with physical and mental wellness, free fitness and yoga videos and lots more

  • PENSION

    PENSION

    4% employer pension contribution

  • LEARNING RESOURCES

    LEARNING RESOURCES

    Career development opportunities and access to our online learning management system

  • FREE DBS CHECK

    FREE DBS CHECK

    Free DBS checks for our Care Home Workers

  • FREE UNIFORM

    FREE UNIFORM

    Free uniforms for everyone required to wear one

Please note all applicants must already hold the legal right to work in the UK

Kitchen Assistant (Weekends)

  • Department: Catering & Hospitality
  • Location: Kun Mor & George Kiss Home, The Betty and Asher Loftus Centre, Asher Loftus Way, Friern Barnet, N11 3ND
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary:  £13.15 an hour
  • Closing Date: 31 July 2024

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