General Assistant (Catering) - Part Time

Reference
50228
Closing date
16/09/2019
Region
East Anglia
Town
Exning
Salary
£8.21 to £8.64 per hour

General Assistant – Part Time

Exning Court, Exning

£8.21 to £8.64 per hour (dependent on qualifications)

12 hours per week

We are seeking an enthusiastic and committed General Assistant to assist with meal preparation within our Taste restaurant at Exning Court and help serve meals. Situated in the rural village of Exning, our in-house restaurant is open to residents seven days a week for lunch, as well as offering an afternoon tea delivery service.

In addition to this, you will also assist with maintaining high standards of cleanliness throughout our Retirement Living service, whilst adhering to Health and Safety guidelines. This is a rewarding opportunity to come and work within an established and experienced team.

Read more about Exning Court here

The role of General Assistant will include:

  • Undertaking general duties as assigned, such as maintaining the cleanliness of the kitchen
  • Helping to prepare and serve meals and drinks, following food hygiene standards and ensuring the needs of residents are met
  • Working with residents, families, advocates and staff to ensure a high standard of services
  • Identifying and reporting potential faults and hazards on site, to maintain a safe environment
  • Maintaining stock levels, restocking as required and ensuring equipment is used in line with guidance notes

Skills and experiences:

  • Working knowledge and experience of undertaking general housekeeping/catering duties is essential
  • Level 2 diploma in Catering, or willing to work towards
  • Good interpersonal and customer service skills
  • A general understanding of health and safety in the work place

Why work for Sanctuary Retirement Living?

Sanctuary Retirement Living services provide comfort, independence and peace of mind. Residents live independently, safe in the knowledge that support is available in their home should they need it. Spacious apartments with on-site communal facilities create an environment where residents can enjoy healthy, active, and independent lifestyles in their later years.

Ready to join Sanctuary Retirement Living?

As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary Retirement Living a great place to work, we offer you access to a range of great employee benefits and the opportunity to develop and progress within your career. Benefits include:

  • A pension scheme with employer contributions from Sanctuary
  • 28 days paid holiday (including public holidays) pro rata
  • Life assurance
  • Family friendly arrangements, including opportunities for flexible working
  • Health and well-being plans
  • A variety of online discounts and rewards from major retailers
  • Tax efficient savings through our Cycle to Work scheme
  • A wide range of learning and development opportunities
  • The full time equivalent for this role is 37.5 hours per week

Read the full job profile here

For an insight into what it’s like to work for Sanctuary Retirement Living, visit our website, take a look at our Facebook page or search #LifeatSanctuary

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