Food Services Assistant.
Nestled just a stones throw from the centre of the historic city of Canterbury, Connors House specialises in dementia care and provides accommodation for up to 46 older people all of whom are encouraged to furnish and decorate their rooms to their own taste.
Connors House also provides short term respite care, giving both the residents and their carer a chance to relax and recharge their batteries.
Connors House highly trained staff are committed to caring for the residents as though they are an extended family member, getting to know them and supporting them to live life to the fullest.
Applications from people who would like to join the dedicated teams of staff working hard to ensure the care delivered is always of the highest quality are always welcome.
The Home has a vacancy for a Food Services Assistant, who\'s main duties and responsibilities will include maintaining the cleanliness of the kitchen, dining areas and the food preparation areas, and assist the Head Cook and Second Cook when required.
The pay rate for this role is £8.21 per hour.
The ideal Food Services Assistant will demonstrate
o A caring and compassionate approach
o Patience and understanding of older people
o Knowledge of or a willingness to be trained in the correct procedures for carrying out all of their duties including use of moving and handling equipment
o Awareness of cultural and dietary needs of individuals
o Current knowledge of HandS legislation and application of HandS practices with particular regard to catering equipment
o Knowledge and understanding of COSHH regulations
o Good communication skills with different groups, e.g. staff, residents, local community
o Understanding of different values / cultures of residents and staff
o Team working skills
o Good timekeeping skills
The ideal Food Services Assistant will have the ability to:
o Play an active role in creating a good environment
o Prioritise their work
o Be aware of the suppor...