Kitchen Assistant

Hours: Part Time

Shift: Day

Care Home: Buxton Lodge

Are you seeking an opportunity to make a positive impact in your local community?

Do you enjoy working in the kitchen and have experience?

Are you able to work alongside residents in a Care Home?

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

About Us:

Buxton Lodge Care Home is a CQC registered care home which has been rated good. The home cares for up to 40 older people who require residential or nursing care, or who are living with dementia.

We have 24 hours per week on offer, inclusive of weekend work.

Hourly rate: £11.50 per hour

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.
  • 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.
  • Any other ad hoc duties within the role

What makes a successful candidate:

  • Must have previous kitchen assistant experience
  • You will be able to work well as part of a team and independently showing creativity and passion for the work you do
  • You will have great communication and organisational skills
  • Be able to follow and prioritise tasks and responsibilities

What can we offer you in return for your hardwork and commitment?

  • Part time contract
  • Day shifts
  • 28 Days Annual Leave including bank holidays (pro rata for part time contracts)
  • Life insurance
  • Free DBS (T & C’s apply)
  • Free or discounted meals
  • Free parking
  • Company pension
  • Wagestream – Same-day pay
  • Our employee assist programme – healthcare and mental health support
  • Free in house training via our elearning platform, your Hippo, in addition to our fully funded apprenticeship courses.
  • Yearly salary review
  • Refer a friend scheme, with up to £750 reward for each referral (T & C’s apply)
  • Being part of an organisation where empowering and valuing our people is fundamental to everything we do

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 an important role in our homes, to ensure that our values are lived and embraced every day.

Diversity, Integrity, Fun, Committed and Connecting

If these are values that resonate with you and you’re looking for a rewarding job in making a real difference to the lives of our amazing residents, then we want to hear from you now!

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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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