Job Ref: 13477  |   Quedgeley, Gloucester


Location: Chestnut Court, Quedgeley, Glos

Hours of work: 12 hours 

Pay: £8.21 (+ £0.30 with QCF / NVQ)

The Orders of St John Care Trust is the 2nd largest not for profit care provider in the UK specializing in providing high quality, person centered 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.



Chestnut Court is located in Quedgeley, just outside Gloucester but with good transport links with the city. It is a modern home where residents with complex nursing needs as well as those with dementia live in four households, each accommodating 20 people. You will be joining a vibrant team of nurses, care leaders, housekeepers, caterers, maintenance and administrator. All of these are dedicated to enhancing the lives of our residents and supporting them to achieve as much as they can for themselves. If you have a particular interest in a specific aspect of care, we can facilitate your development by helping you become a champion in that area. Georgia Wood, a newly appointed carer had this to say about working at Chestnut Court: 

We are now recruiting for 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 our 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 an important member of our team we will ensure you have all the training, support and tools required to be successful in your new role. We can also offer benefits such as:


  • Comprehensive induction
  • Opportunity for career development
  • Uniform provided
  • Cost of DBS check
  • Employee annual reward and recognition
  • Long service rewards and recognition
  • Employee Assistance Helpline
  • “My Reward” giving you discount on shopping, holidays, cinema, dining, days out and much more!
  • Refer a friend to the Trust rewards

Additional Information

Contract Type: Permanent
Hours per week: 12
Salary Type: Hourly
Hourly Rate: £8.21
What level of DBS check? Enhanced
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Vacancy closing date: Thursday, 25th April - 2019 22:55

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