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Kitchen Assistant

Lillyburn Care Home, Kirkintilloch

Full Time, Part Time

Posted Monday, April 26, 2021

Position : Kitchen Assistant

Location : Lillyburn Care Home, Kirkintilloch

Hours : Full Time and part time positions – a variety of shifts available

Rate : £8.40 per hour (pay rise pending) and PVG Paid 

 

Role

 

To assist in organising and controlling the efficient and economic production of quality food within the allocated budget, whilst maintaining high standards of cleanliness and hygiene.

 

Skills and Knowledge Required:

 

Basic Food Hygiene Certificate

Good communication skills- spoken and written English essential

Team player

Satisfactory Disclosure Scotland check and current PVG scheme ID number

Undertaking to complete registration with the SSSC within the timescales set by that organisation

Willingness to participate in training programmes both E learning and Face to Face

 

Desired:

 

Care Home and Care for the Elderly experience

Experience of food preparation for the relevant service user group

 

Responsibilities

 

Assist in the preparation, cooking and serving of meals, keeping stock and provisions.

 

Prepare and reset dining room as per Chef’s instructions.

 

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 all detergents are returned to their designated areas.

 

Ensure statutory Health and Safety standards in the kitchen and dining areas in accordance with environmental health standards.

 

Report immediately to the Manager, or Person in Charge, any illness of an infectious nature or accident incurred by a Service User, colleague, self or another.

 

Understand, and ensure the implementation of, the Care Centre’s Health and Safety policy, and Emergency and Fire procedures.

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