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Kitchen Assistant / Kitchen Porter / Preparation Chef

  • Job Location

    Olton, West Midlands

  • Duration


  • Job Benefits



Job Title: Kitchen Assistant

Based: Olton, Solihull, B27 6PF

Salary: £8.21 per hour / £8,538 pa for 20 hrs/week

Job Type: Part Time, Permanent (Afternoons from Monday to Friday, from 2.30pm to 6.30pm)

Closing Date for applications: 9th August 2019

Job Role:

The Trust (a well-established charitable care provider in Olton, Solihull) currently has a vacancy for an experienced Kitchen Assistant to support the Chef Manager in the kitchens at Alexandra House, the Trust's residential care home.

As an organisation they put their residents' care and wellbeing at the heart of everything they do and they provide freshly cooked, nutritious meals each day, onsite for 57 residents.

Key Responsibilities:

To assist the Chef Manager with the preparation and cooking of meals including; plating and finishing of food, preparing food trolleys, transporting meals, service of food, maintaining high standards of hygiene and cleanliness at all times
The serving of meals ensuring correct portion control
Cleaning of the kitchen and all equipment, washing up and deep cleaning
Where necessary, preparation of dining areas/dining furniture
Assist in the receipt, checking and storage of deliveries and stock rotationKey Requirements:

Previous experience working in a commercial kitchen is essential
The Trust is looking for professional, self-motivated team players who are sensitive to the needs of older people
As the posts involve working with vulnerable adults, and an enhanced DBS check will be taken up for successful candidates by the Trust
The ability to work flexible hours on occasion is desirableWhat they offer:

You will receive regular training and supervision, along with development opportunities across the Trust.

They continue to reward their staff with competitive salaries and a number of employee benefits including

31 days holiday inclusive of Bank Holidays, increasing with service
Company sick pay
Pension scheme
Free Life Insurance
Employee Assistance programme
Long service awards
Ongoing career development trainingEqual Opportunities:

The Trust is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

Please note should sufficient applications be received they reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time and recruit at any stage. They always encourage all interested applicants to apply at their earliest convenience to avoid disappointment.

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Candidates with the experience or relevant job titles of; Restaurant Chef Assistant, Catering Assistant, Food Catering, Restaurant Chef Assistant, Chef Assistant, Food Preparation, Cook Assistant, Breakfast Chef, Kitchen Porter, Kitchen Chef, Kitchen Assistant, Food Hygiene, Catering Chef, Chef Assistant, Food Preparation, Cook Assistant, Food Hygiene, Food Health and Safety Assistant will also be considered for this role

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