Westerfield Care Home
Location
Paisley
Department
Kitchen Assistant
Advertising Salary:
£8.91 per hour + Employee benefits in addition
Vacancy Type
Part Time
Responsibilities
We are actively hiring for professional and experienced Kitchen Assistant to join our team to cover maternity:
  • Assist in the Food Preparation, cooking and serving of meals.
  • Wash up after meals. Ensure all crockery and equipment is cleaned and stored appropriately, and that the overall cleaning of the kitchen area (and, where appropriate, the dining areas) is carried out effectively.
  • Ensure statutory Health and Safety standards in the kitchen and dining areas.
  • Attend mandatory training days/courses, on or off site, as and when required.
  • Report immediately to the Home Manager, or Person in Charge, any illness of an infectious nature or accident incurred by a Client, colleague, self or another.
  • Understand, and ensure the implementation of, the Care Centre’s Health and Safety policy, and Report to the Home Manager, or the Handyperson, any faulty appliances, damaged furniture, equipment or any potential hazard.
  • Promote safe working practice in the Care Centre.
  • Promote and ensure the good reputation of the Care Centre.
  • Ensure that all information of confidential nature gained in the course of duty is not divulged to third parties.
  • Notify the Home Manager, or the Person in Charge, as soon as possible of your inability to report for duty, and also on your return to work from all periods of absence.
  • Ensure the security of the Care Centre is maintained at all times
  • Adhere to all Company policies and procedures within the defined timescales.
  • Ensure all equipment is clean and well maintained.
  • Carry out any other tasks that may be reasonably assigned to you.
Qualifications and Skills

Required:

*  Basic Food Hygiene Certificate

*  Good communication skills

*  Team player

*  Satisfactory Police Check and check against the POVA List (where applicable)

 

Desired:

*  Experience of food preparation for the relevant Client group

 
Benefits:
 
  • 28 days holiday (FTE) (including bank holidays)
  • Competitive pay (plus annual pay reviews)
  • Exciting opportunities for career progression
  • Employee Assistant Programme providing 24/7 support, guidance and counselling
  • Mental Health First Aiders within the workplace
  • An excellent range of discounts for restaurants, shops, cinemas, days out and more via our business partner Perkbox
  • Care for Leadership Management Training Programme – growing and enhancing your Leadership Skills
  • Ongoing Training and Development that include nationally recognised qualifications
  • Refer a friend or resident bonus scheme – subject to policy
  • Pension contributions
  • Annual Staff Awards Programme
About The Company

About Handsale Ltd:

Handsale Ltd is a privately-owned healthcare company that currently owns and operates Eight Care Homes across England, Wales and Scotland. Founded in 1988 as a family business, Handsale has proudly maintained its family owned and operated structure to this day. Handsale has over 30 years’ experience in healthcare and is a well-respected group in the industry. The Company operates 523 beds and employs over 650 people. Each Handsale care home is exactly that – a home. They are all situated in carefully chosen areas where their residents can continue to lead fulfilling lives while feeling confident and secure.  The homes are run with an ethos based on quality, trust and support. Handsale prides itself on being an integral part of each of the communities it serves.

Westerfield Care Home:

The home caters 62 residents and offers Nursing and Residential care. We care for people those with Dementia & Old Age. Facility & Services we offer are Palliative Care, Respite Care, Convalescent Care, Alzheimer’s Care, Cancer Care, Stroke, Bipolar/Manic Depression, Cerebral Palsy, Colitis & Crohn's Disease and Separate EMI Unit.

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