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Catering Assistant

Location:
Kent
Department:
FACILITIES, ESTATES & SUPPORT SERVICES
Salary Details:
£8.91 per hour
07 Apr 2021

About The Role

Hothfield Brain Injury Rehabilitation and Neurological Care Centre is a 32 bed specialist hospital set within the 12 acre grounds of a manor house. We provide care to adults who have suffered a brain injury or suffer with a complex neurological condition from early stages of recovery from a brain injury, through to long term specialist residential care.

We are located on the outskirts of the village of Hothfield, just four miles from the busy town of Ashford with Ashford International and Charing train stations nearby. There is also ample free parking on site.

Catering Assistant

Full-time – 37.5 hours per week
Shifts are 8am to 7.30pm
Week 1 and 3: Monday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday
Week 2 and 4: Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday.

Salary: £8.91 per hour

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our small team of Catering Assistants. We are looking for a motivated person who has experience in catering and the preparation, re-heating, cooking and serving of food and beverages.

The successful candidate will have experience of food presentation, storing food products, relevant record keeping, be patient focused, possess high food and safety standards, have excellent communication skills, have a flexible and adaptable approach and work well within a team. Ideally you will have worked in a patient environment and possess good inter-personal skills with patients and relatives. The post involves providing Housekeeping cover when required.

In return we offer:
• Friendly supportive team.
• Excellent working environment.
• Management support and supervision
• Flexible working shifts.

This is a full time post.

This job advert will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. Please apply for this job as soon as possible, if interested.

About You

Please take a look at our progressive and rewarding benefits package
• Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
• Maternity leave at 3 month’s full pay and 3 month’s half pay
• 2 week’s paid paternity leave
• Shared parental leave, matching the maternity leave benefit
• A thorough Induction Programme tailored to the hospital where you will be working
• Clear pay structure, with competitive rates
• Generous annual leave allowance
• Sick pay of 4 weeks full pay and 4 weeks half pay
• The opportunity to participate in a company contributory pension scheme with up to 3% matching contributions
• Death in service benefit equivalent to 2 x salary
• A range of staff discounts
• Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

We welcome applications from everyone irrespective of ethnic origin, gender, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, disability or social background. This is a great opportunity for someone to make a difference.

For a more detailed job spec please take a look at our Website where you can also read some inspiring stories and find out why working at Huntercombe really sets us apart from the rest on the link here https://huntercombe.com/work-with-us/  

About The Company

Huntercombe Group are one the leading specialist healthcare providers, with hospital and centres throughout England and Scotland, delivering wide ranging services in adult mental health and learning disabilities, specialist brain injury, child and adolescent  mental health services (CAMHS) including eating disorders and social care for children with special needs.

Our aspiration is to nurture the world, one person at a time and that’s why everything we do is designed to provide the best care and recovery for our patients and residents.

We’re proud to have recruited some of the most experienced doctors, nurses and therapists in their fields and alongside our supportive stable Management structure we hope that it’s you that can help make a difference to our excellent teams and workforce.