Bank Kitchen Assistant - Avery Rivermere Care Home - Sevenoaks

  • Company: Avery - Rivermere
  • Location: Kent, TN13 2PZ
  • Type: Apprenticeship
  • Salary: £184.60 per week
  • Sector: Health, Public Services and Care
  • Ref: VAC-00913
  • Application Deadline Date: 18/07/2023
  • Start Date: 24/07/2023
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Working Week: This role will require you to work shifts on a rota to include weekends.

Brief Description

Rivermere Care Home, located in Sevenoaks, are currently recruiting for an ambitious and committed team player to join us as Kitchen Assistant.

Qualifications Required

GCSE Grade C or above in Maths and English (or equivalent qualification)
You will ideally hold a Food Hygiene Certificate, alongside experience within a catering environment.

Personal Qualities

Caring- I am fully committed to both providing and supporting staff to deliver care with kindness to our residents. I will always go the extra mile for my residents and my team



Innovative- I will always endeavour to be creative in seeking person centred opportunities in which a residents needs can best met in accordance with their own wishes



Open- I recognise the value of working collaboratively with both internal and external stakeholders, ensuring by actively listening I give a voice to all. I work openly and honestly as part of an effective team that are not afraid to admit when mistakes have been made.



Supportive- I will always share good ideas and best practice and encourage team members to do the same, which in turn will support both residents and team members to feel valued and nurtured therefore enabling them to achieve their full potential.



Inclusive- I am fully committed to ensuring all residents, and members of staff are treated fairly, feel they belong and are supported to participate in all opportunities that they wish, either inside the home or the wider community.

Skills Required

Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
Computer skills are essential
Demonstrate the ability to lead staff and act responsibly in the absence of the manager
Have a positive attitude to both supporting and nurturing residents and staff
Able to be responsive and flexible to cover a range of responsibilities
Demonstrate the right values and attitudes for working with Avery

Future Prospects

Career Progression

Vacancy Detail

Qube Learning are working in partnership with The Princes Trust on a new Health Care Sector project for 16-30 year olds. This project is designed to help young people into any role within the sector.

This specific position has been recognised as a opportunity that fits in with the locations and roles we currently working with.

If you are aged 16-30 years old and apply for this fantastic opportunity, you will automatically be invited onto the programme. You will receive tailored support and guidance to help you in your application. After receiving your application we will contact you to book you in for a short induction, explain more about the programme & role and how we can help you!

As Kitchen Assistant, you will assist with food preparation, maintaining a clean environment, facilitating the safe production of beverages and meals in support of the Hotel Services team, ensuring a high-quality and comprehensive service is delivered to residents.

You will ideally hold a Food Hygiene Certificate, alongside experience within a catering environment.

This role will require you to work shifts on a rota to include weekends.

The key responsibilities of our Kitchen Assistant include:

Carry out all cleaning duties in the kitchen area in accordance with the work schedule including:
Preparation of food including vegetables, salads, omelettes and sandwiches.
General cleanliness and tidiness of the kitchen area, equipment and appliances.
Receiving, checking and safely storing kitchen deliveries.
Understand the principles of safe food handling, to ensure all food preparations undertaken in the kitchen is to the highest standards of hygiene.
Understand the cleaning requirements of different surfaces and equipment and the properties of cleaning materials, to ensure the areas are well presented and maintained in good condition.
Report on the supply and quality of items used to carry out tasks, ensuring the timely and appropriate ordering of replacement goods.
Develop and maintain positive relationships with all residents, family, visitors and colleagues.

When joining Avery Healthcare, we will offer you:

5.6 weeks annual holiday per annum.
Career development pathways and formal training opportunities.
Free uniform.

Please note that as part of the application and employment process you shall be asked to confirm your COVID-19 vaccination status, including if required, your agreement to be vaccinated if not yet administered, your agreement to ongoing vaccinations throughout the duration of your employment as well as confirming your agreement to regular COVID-19 testing. This information is required to ensure the safety and well-being of all our residents and staff, and shall be held in the strictest of confidence.

Other Information

This role will require you to work shifts on a rota to include weekends.
Please note that as part of the application and employment process you shall be asked to confirm your COVID-19 vaccination status, including if required, your agreement to be vaccinated if not yet administered, your agreement to ongoing vaccinations throughout the duration of your employment as well as confirming your agreement to regular COVID-19 testing. This information is required to ensure the safety and well-being of all our residents and staff, and shall be held in the strictest of confidence.

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