Kitchen Assistant

Hours: Part Time

Shift: Day

Care Home: Lostock Lodge

Are you looking to work locally ?

Do you enjoy working in the kitchen and have experience?

Are you able to work alongside residents in a Care Home to cater for their meals?

About us:

Lostock Lodge cares for clients with both Residential and Dementia needs and provides excellent care for up to 27 older people.

The home is supported by a friendly and committed team, fully trained in providing care for older people who require residential care or who are living with dementia and other complex conditions.

We are seeking an experienced and hard working Kitchen Assistant Assistant to join our friendly team at Lostock Lodge Care Home, which is based in Preston, Lancashire.

What does the job role involve?

  • To ensure C.O.S.H.H. requirements are met at all times.
  • To wash up with respect for all equipment
  • To ensure kitchen floor and work surfaces are thoroughly disinfected daily.
  • To ensure dishwasher cleaning schedule is adhered to.
  • To ensure that tea trolley is set up and ready for use throughout the day.
  • Where applicable to wipe all bedroom tables thoroughly when collecting food trays.
  • To empty bins regularly and dispose of waste bags i
  • To ensure tables are laid in dining room.
  • To ensure trays of hot or cold drinks with biscuits is made and delivered to visitors/relatives as required.
  • All other duties related to the Kitchen Assistant role.

A successful candidate:

  • Must have previous kitchen assistant experience
  • Food hygiene certificate
  • Able to work well as part of a team and independently
  • Obtains good communication skills
  • Able to follow and prioritise tasks and responsibilities set
  • To have the values of making a positive impact

What we can offer:

  • Opportunity to work in a truly committed team
  • £10.42 per hour
  • Part time contract
  • 16. 5 hours per week, covering Monday – Sunday over 5 days
  • 8am – 1:30pm and includes working on weekends
  • 28 days annual leave including bank holidays (pro rata for part time contracts)
  • Free DBS (T & C’s apply)
  • Free onsite parking
  • Free or discounted meals
  • Yearly salary review
  • Paid uniform provided
  • On-going support with Training and Development

Why join us?

Aurem Care homes are all about people caring about people, we believe our care homes should be happy homes for loved ones.

Our team play a important role in our homes, to ensure that our values are lived every day.

Diversity, Integrity, Fun, Committed and Connecting

If these are your values too and you’re looking for a rewarding job in making a real difference to the lives of our residents, then we want to hear from you.

AUREM Care – Ambitious, Unique, Respectful, Engaging, Meaningful

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent
Part-time hours: 27.5 per week

Salary: £10.42 per hour


  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Gym membership
  • On-site parking


  • Day shift
  • Every weekend
  • Monday to Friday


  • Kitchen experience: 1 year (required)


  • Food hygiene certificate (preferred)

Work authorisation:

  • United Kingdom (required)

Work Location: In person

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Our Values

Aurem Care homes are all about people caring about people, we believe our care homes should be happy homes for loved ones.

Where older adults can forge worthwhile, meaningful relationships with our team and make new friends.

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