Catering Assistant

County of Herefordshire
16494.00 GBP Annual
17 Jan 2019
30 Jan 2019
Job Type
Contract Type

Catering Assistant

Salary: From: GBP16,494
Job Type: Part Time, Permanent
Hours: 21.75 per week
Location: Withington
Benefits: Competitive pension, 22 days holiday plus bank holidays, increasing with service, childcare vouchers, cycle to work scheme, season ticket loans for public transport plus much more

About the role:

Reporting to the Housing and Wellbeing Manager, the Catering Assistant, as an essential member of the Independence and Wellbeing Team, is responsible for all aspects of the catering function. Responsibilities will Include the preparation of food, basic cooking, food service, kitchen hygiene and health and safety; and ensuring compliance with legislation. This is a fantastic opportunity to work with customers to deliver basic food preparation, cooking and menu planning skills, which are all essential to assisting our customers to live independently.

You will work as part of a dedicated team, taking responsibility for the efficiency of the kitchen; planning, preparing and, presenting food and beverages to the required standard, and within an agreed budget.

About You:

To be successful in this position you will have a proven ability to prepare, cook and present food to meet quality, cost and food and health and safety standards with s. You will have previous experience working in a social care, housing or health setting in a customer focussed environment. You will need to hold a relevant qualifications in Basic food hygiene (at least NVQ level 1) and Food Preparation (at least NVQ level 1) and be qualified to minimum level 2 in English and math

You must have an understanding the importance of health and hygiene with knowledge of portion and food cost control and experience in the principles of food hygiene and storage / service.

You may have experience of the following: Catering Assistant, Food Preparation, Customer Service, Catering Worker, Canteen Assistant, Trainee Chef, Food Hygiene etc.

About our company:

Great Places Housing Group is not your average housing association. We are a forward-thinking, profit-for-purpose business that works hard to improve the lives of residents in our 19,000 homes across the North West and Yorkshire.

Our work doesn't stop at our customers' front door. The surplus we make is invested back into the business to fund building new homes and to provide a full range of support services for some of the most vulnerable members of society including the homeless, young parents, older people and those with mental health needs.

We are extremely proud of our dedicated, passionate and friendly colleagues who live our values and work hard to make a difference every day. Working for us you will be part of something special and in return, we offer a competitive package with a range of enhanced benefits, and learning and development opportunities to help you achieve and exceed your potential.