Job Ref: 11836  |   Bourton-on-the-Water

Kitchen Assistant

Location: Bourton on the Water

Salary: £7.83 + £0.30p with QCF Enhancement

Hours of work: 24 hours  

The Orders of St John Care Trust is the 2nd largest not for profit care provider in the UK specialising in providing high quality, person centred care for older people, in care homes and extra care housing. As a charity we ensure that any revenue goes straight back into our homes meaning our residents and staff are well looked after.


Jubilee Lodge is a 74 bedded, modern care home accommodating nursing, re enablement and dementia care in the beautiful Cotswold Village of Bourton on the Water. The home is accessible from Cheltenham and surrounding areas. You will be joining an enthusiastic and committed team who strive to provide person centred care. The home is very proactive within the community, has its own minibus and runs many social events for residents, employees and local communities alike. The team itself is supplemented by a group of volunteers who are actively involved in the running of the homes shop and supporting activities. You will enjoy the vibrant atmosphere at Jubilee Lodge where we promote friendly interactions between residents and employees

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We are currently looking to recruit a Kitchen Assistant to join our team!

As a Kitchen Assistant you will be responsible for helping to prepare the meals, snacks and drinks for residents within the guidelines set by the Home Manager and Chef / Cook.

You will understand and promote the philosophy of choice rights and fulfilment for all residents.

You will get to know the residents and understand their likes and dislikes to ensure that they enjoy their dining experience

Alternate weekend working will be required.

Benefits of Working for OSJCT:

As you will be a key member of OSJCT we will ensure you have all the training, support and tools required to be successful in your role. You can also expect benefits such as:

  • Support with your continual professional development
  • Company pension scheme
  • Competitive Pay
  • Access to internal and external training
  • Access to ‘My Rewards’ giving you discounts on shopping, days out, holidays and much more!

Requirements for the Role:

For this role you must:

  • Previous experience working in a food environment.
  • A positive attitude and commitment to high standards of food hygiene in line with statutory requirements.
  • Knowledge of essentials of food hygiene

If you feel you have the skills and experience to support the Home Manager in creating and maintaining a high level of care and service we would love to hear from you!


Additional Information

Contract Type: Permanent
Hours per week: 24
Salary Type: Hourly
Hourly Rate: £7.83
What level of DBS check? Enhanced
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Vacancy closing date: Thursday, 20th December - 2018 23:55

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