Catering Assistant

Catering Assistant

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Date Posted: 2024-07-09 15:02:10 - End Date: 09-08-2024

Location: Leek, Leek, United Kingdom

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Company: Elysium Healthcare

Are you passionate about food and looking for a rewarding opportunity to work within a healthcare setting helping some of the most vulnerable people in society? If so, join Ballington House a service for women with complex mental health needs, where you will be working 37.5 hours a week with an established and dedicated kitchen team. Reporting to the Head Chef, you will support the chefs to prepare meals, maintain a clean and safe working environment, and assist with deliveries. There’s a great social aspect to this role where you can interact with people outside the kitchen regularly. It’s a calm and pleasurable working environment, where you’ll be able to manage your workload and your career. There’s huge range of courses on offer to help grow and develop your career. If you have the aspiration, capability and dedication, Elysium Healthcare can give you the support and opportunities to help you achieve your career goals. As a Catering Assistant you will be: Assisting catering staff with both the preparation and cooking of meals in accordance with the company’s policies and procedures. Serving service users, staff and visitors with food and beverages. Maintaining storage procedures and stock rotation. Ensuring that all areas, equipment and furniture are cleaned and stored correctly. As part of the catering team, ensuring the kitchen and associated areas meet operational hygiene standards and comply with the company’s policies and procedures. Liaising with the wider team, including dietitians regarding dietary and planned meals To be successful in this role, you'll need: Relevant Catering Qualification (Desirable) Knowledge of COSHH and HACCP Experience of working within similar role. Basic numeracy and literacy skills. Where you will be working: Location: Ballington Gardens, Leek, Staffordshire ST13 5LW You will be working at Ballington House, a 10 bedded mental health rehabilitation hospital that provides services for women with complex mental health needs. The environment at Ballington House is a unique aspect of the service with care provided in one of six apartments which offer single and two person accommodation. You will work alongside a multidisciplinary team to support women who often have complex mental health and co-morbid conditions What you will get: Annual salary of £23,692.50 The equivalent of 33 days annual leave – plus your birthday off! Free meals and parking Wellbeing support and activities to help you maintain a great work-life balance. Career development and training to help you achieve your career goals. Pension contribution to secure your future. Life Assurance for added peace of mind. Enhanced Maternity Package so you can truly enjoy this special time. There is also a range of other benefits including retail discounts, special offers and much more. About your next employer: You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with over 8,000 employees and a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 90 services across England and Wales covering Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is opportunity for you to grow and move. Elysium Healthcare is part of Ramsay Health Care with a global network that extends across 10 countries and employs over 86,000 people globally. Elysium Healthcare follows safer recruitment of staff for all appointments and is a Disability Confident employer, committed to inclusive and accessible recruitment. It is a requirement that all staff understand it is each person’s individual responsibility to promote and safeguard the welfare of service users. All candidates will be subject to a DBS disclosure.

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