Job Ref: 13366  |   Stonehouse

Kitchen Assistant

Location: The Elms, Stonehouse Gloucestershire

Hours of work: up to full time Hours Available

Pay: £8.21 - £8.51

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.

The Elms

The Elms is a 45 bed Nursing and residential home located with a short walk of the historical town of Stonehouse, Gloucestershire. It is also a short drive from Junction 12 of the M5. The Elms prides itself on excellent Nursing care delivered by an experienced and caring team with a strong team ethic. In addition to your contractual role, you will have an opportunity to become a lead in one of focus areas (such as end of life care, falls prevention, pressure area care, infection control, medication). If you have a particular interest in any other aspect of looking after older people, we can support you with developing in that area.

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 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: 30
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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