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Kitchen Assistant

Location: Red Brick House

Contract Type: Full Time

Closing Date: 05 October 2020

Salary: £8.72 per hour

Kitchen Assistant

Are you a passionate Kitchen Assistant who thrives on making a real and positive difference to the lives of older people?  If so, Akari Care would love to hear from you! We are looking for a committed Kitchen assistant to join our Catering Team.

About Akari:

At Akari Care, we provide residential and nursing care services to the elderly across the UK.  Each care home is an extended family, bringing together residents and their loved ones, our colleagues in care, clinicians, hairdressers, commissioners and CQC regulators, members of the local community – the list goes on.  We are focussed on creating a warm and inclusive environment in which our residents feel a sense of security and belonging, while at the same time retaining their dignity and self-respect. 

We never compromise on the quality of our services and our extended team includes trusted GPs, Dentists, Chiropodists and Dieticians, who all work hard to improve our residents’ quality of life. Our dementia care homes have qualified, dedicated staff who help people to maintain the identity and dignity of our residents. With a focus on living life to the fullest, our homes offer activities such as hairdressing salons, bars, cinemas, gardening, and cooking courses to name just a few!

The Role:

As our kitchen assistant you will be working with the Cook on all aspects of the kitchen processes. You will get involved from creating menus, plating and arranging food trolleys. Being a Kitchen Assistant at Akari Care, you will keep track of stock rotation, comply to company policies and procedures whilst following all mandatory COSHH and HACCP guidelines.

At Akari Care we are always keen to develop people and let them run with ideas. We celebrate birthdays along with all the other events in a year, so if you enjoy making cakes or being the BBQ master, we would love to hear from you.

What we need from you:

  • You will have experience working in a kitchen
  • You will have a Basic Food Hygiene Certificate and be happy with following instructions within a busy kitchen environment
  • You will have excellent communication skills and be able to work well under pressure 
  • You must be respectful and compassionate and resilient. 

What’s in it for you:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Full funded training and development
  • Become a Champion in a specialism of your choice
  • Flexible working patterns
  • 28 days annual leave, based on full time hours (Bank Holidays included)
  • Rewarding Referral schemes
  • DBS and uniform paid for

Red Brick House:

Red Brick House Care Home is situated in the village of Prudhoe, about 10 miles west of Newcastle and close to the picturesque Northumberland countryside.

We care for up to fifty people, in a highly professional, compassionate and welcoming environment that caters for all the needs of our residents. What’s more, we treat them with respect, and we know how important it is for them to retain their dignity. We also recognise that they each have individual needs. We work hard to keep our standards high, but we also try to create an informal atmosphere, where we can all relax and enjoy a laugh.  That’s important for our residents, and for us! 

 

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