When you work for Care UK, you join UK’s leading care providers. Whatever the role, no two days will be the same and full training will be provided in a welcoming environment.
You’re a hard-working individual with experience working in a busy kitchen. Ideally, you’ve already got some experience in a care home setting. You’re also a caring person who understands how important mealtimes are to older, vulnerable people. You’re a good team player who takes pride in your job and is happy to go the extra mile. You know the importance of food hygiene and health and safety rules. Above all, you want to be a valued member of a friendly team. You’re keen to progress in your catering career and do your bit to improve the nutrition of older people.
Reporting to the Head Chef, you’ll make sure all kitchen equipment and areas are properly cleaned. As part of our hard-working team, you’ll also help prepare tasty, nutritious meals that our residents and guests will enjoy. For example, you’ll take pressure off the chefs by cooking breakfast in the mornings. At main mealtimes, you’ll add those much-loved finishing touches like custard or gravy. You’ll be responsible for safe, hygienic food storage and for making sure kitchen equipment and cleaning materials are kept in their correct places. In return, we’ll give you lots of support, training and opportunities to progress in your career.
As a Kitchen Assistant at Care UK, you can look forward to:
We run over 120 homes and day clubs across the UK. We provide residential, nursing, dementia and end-of-life care for older people. As one of the UK’s leading care home providers, our goal is to help every employee fulfil his or her potential – with first-class training and support.
Mill Lodge is a modern, purpose-designed care home set in the pleasant residential area of Thornbury, on the outskirts of Bradford in West Yorkshire.
We provide nursing, residential, and respite care for older people, including those with physical disabilities, people living with dementia and we also offer palliative care.
At Mill Lodge, we aim to provide a home from home, caring for residents in a personal and sensitive manner. Residents and family members are encouraged to assist with care planning and care delivery for their loved one, and all the care team understand that quality of personalised care for each individual’s unique needs. We always aim to provide the highest possible degree of dignity and privacy for residents.
The home has a warm, friendly and relaxed atmosphere. Support is given to residents first of foremost. The manager has an open door policy and there are monthly residents’ meetings for everyone to attend.
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