Kitchen/Catering Assistant



    ExtraCare Charitable Trust

    Location: Longbridge Village
    Contract: Permanent
    Salary: £8.01 per hour
    Hours: 1 x 16 hours per week contract and 1 x 12 hours per week contract

    The ExtraCare Charitable Trust are currently looking for hardworking and passionate Kitchen/Catering Assistants to join our catering team and help provide a quality dining experience in our Village Bistro. Eating well is one of life’s great pleasures and the Bistro will be the hub of the community and you will be contributing to its success.

    Longbridge will be our fifth retirement Village in Birmingham. There will be 260 apartments for affordable rent and purchase and a host of social and leisure facilities to enjoy. The Village will be set on five acres fronting Lickey Road on the edge of Longbridge Town Centre. The Village opens in July 2017.

    Operating a predominantly lunchtime service and some evenings the Kitchen/Catering Assistant will assist our chefs to provide homemade traditional and local variation themed food and menus and recipes to offer our residents an excellent choice of nutritionally balanced meals.

    The successful Kitchen/Catering Assistant will be required to ensure a commitment to the highest standards of hygiene at all times, making sure health and safety standards are adhered to, this includes washing pots, sweeping and mopping the floor, and general cleaning of the kitchen. You will also be required to help keep the food stores clean and tidy in order to meet the standards required.

    Previous experience of working as a Kitchen Assistant/Catering Assistant/Hospitality Assistant in a similar environment would be preferred, although training will be given. You may already be qualified to QCF Level 2, or equivalent, or be prepared to work towards this qualification.

    The ExtraCare Charitable Trust enables older people to enjoy a healthier, happier and more independent future by integrating their homes, care and lifestyle. Founded in 1988, ExtraCare is a registered charity based in Coventry. It operates 3,848 homes within 14 retirement villages and 17 smaller housing schemes. Each village or scheme has 5 to 18 social, health and leisure facilities that are accessible to more than 4,400 residents 3,000 volunteers and local people representing all age groups living in surrounding communities. ExtraCare’s 60 Charity Shops help fund care and well-being services for older people living in its villages and schemes.

    If you are interested in this role and have what it takes to be our Kitchen/Catering Assistant, then please apply today.

    We look forward to reviewing your application.

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