Kitchen Assistant

Location: Ayresome Court Nursing Home

Contract Type: Full Time

Closing Date: 05 November 2019

Salary: Competetive

Specific Hours: 40

Kitchen Assistant

Ayresome Court Care Home is situated on the outskirts of the picturesque and historic market town of Yarm, a short drive from the North York Moors National Park, and easily accessible via excellent road, bus and rail links.


At Ayresome Court, food is important to us.  It needs to be right for our residents and we take great pride in ensuring that what we prepare in our kitchens is of good quality, wholesome and nutritious.  You will be a key link between the main kitchen and the serving of food to our residents.


As our kitchen assistant you will be working with the cook with all aspects of the kitchen. This post will allow you to get involved from creating menus, plating and arranging food trolleys. Being kitchen assistant, you will keep track of stock rotation, comply to company policies and procedures whilst following all mandatory COSHH and HACCP guidelines.


About you!


You will enjoy working in a kitchen, and have experience of doing so, hold a Basic Food Hygiene Certificate and be happy with following instructions within a busy kitchen environment.


You will need excellent communication skills and the ability to work well as part of a team or on your own initiative.  You must be respectful and compassionate and resilient. 


What we will offer you in return!


  • A competitive starting salary with the opportunity to increase this through training and development
  • We cover the cost of your DBS check
  • Uniform provided
  • 28 days annual leave, based on full time hours (Bank Holidays included)
  • Recognition schemes (Akari Star Award)


We are always searching for passionate and experienced people who are prepared to continuously grow, develop, and learn. There are also career progression opportunities at all levels which could see you progress to senior roles.

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