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Salisbury Road, Winkton, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 7AR
Catering and Hospitality
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Kitchen Assistant

Homefield Grange Care home - Christchurch , Dorset 
£9.04 per hour
Full-Time; 40 hours per week
Shift Patterns to cover week days and worrking alternate weekends

Caring Homes is delighted to announce our Brand New Acquisition Homefield Grange  located in the Christchurch , Dorset . 

The home is designed around the needs of its residents and will provide the highest level of residential, nursing and dementia care for up to 64 residents.

We pride ourselves on providing a warm and homely environment for our elderly residents, and our Catering Team is key to achieving this.  This is a role that is central to the daily lives of our residents and their families, so a caring nature and good people skills are essential alongside a practical ability.

As part of the Catering Team your role will include a variety of tasks to help produce top class food and ensure a high quality dining experience for our residents.
So, if making people’s lives better is what gets you up in the morning, you should come and join a like-minded team at Homefields Grange,as a Kitchen Assistant here, you can make a real difference to the lives of our residents.
What we want above all are genuinely kind, sympathetic people, who will really get a thrill from enhancing the happiness and wellbeing of our residents.

At Caring Homes you'll have the opportunity to develop your skills further with courses that are designed to ensure that you feel confident in all aspects of your role.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Support the Head Chef and other Catering Staff to manage and deliver all catering services in the home.
Prepare nutritional food and beverages to a high standard
Prepare special diet meals as needed
Support cost-effective stock control to minimise waste
Ensure the kitchen is kept clean and tidy, emptying the waste bins and helping wash the crockery and cutlery


Within Caring Homes Group you can expect not just an exceptional and extensive benefits package as listed below, you will also get satisfaction of doing genuinely rewarding work.

Paid annual leave 28 days per year (based on hours / pro rata) inclusive of bank holidays
Full paid induction programme
Excellent on-going training from day one and throughout your career
Continuous training, mandatory and specialised
Salary scales and progression with internal promotions available, we are a large organisation!
Enhanced pay for working Christmas and Boxing day & Bank Holidays
Professional subscriptions reimbursed where essential for role
Long service awards
Recognition programme
Pension scheme
Refer a friend bonus scheme (earn up to £1000)
Excellent apprenticeship scheme
Employee discount scheme
Discounted reloadable cards and high street vouchers
e-vouchers, access instant savings on your mobile device
Holiday discounts & days out with discounts up to 60%
Cinema benefits with discounts up to 40%
Employee Assistance Programme, confidential telephone counselling and legal advice 24 hours a day, 365 days a year & a Health & Wellbeing portal
Free or subsidised meals*

To Apply

Please apply online or email us at so send your details to us and find out further information!

“We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age".

*Dependant on location

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