£9,556 - £9,805 (pro rata’d salary)
about 2 months ago
Salary: £9,556 - £9,805 (pro rata’d salary)
Job Type: Part Time, Permanent
Benefits: Competitive pension, 26 days holiday plus bank holidays, increasing with service, cycle to work scheme, season ticket loans for public transport plus much more.
Reporting to the Housing and Wellbeing Manager, the Catering Assistant, as an essential member of the Independence and Wellbeing Team, is responsible for all aspects of the catering function. Including the preparation of food, basic cooking, food service, kitchen hygiene and health and safety; ensuring compliance with legislation and working with customers to deliver basic food preparation, cooking and menu planning skills.
You must hold a basic food hygiene NVQ level 1 NVQ Food Preparation, qualified to minimum level 2 in English and maths and ideally, hold an IT Qualification or have evidence of basic IT and keyboard skills.
You may have experience of working in a social care, housing or health setting preparing, cooking and presenting food to meet quality, cost and food and health and safety standards, but if you do not have the experience in a healthcare setting you will have experience of working in a customer focused environment with the ability to deliver a high standard of customer service
You may have experience of the following: Catering, Caterer, Cook, Chef, Kitchen Assistant, Kitchen Staff, Food Prep, Food Hygiene, General Catering Assistant, Social Care, Housing Association, etc
About our company:
Great Places Housing Group is not your average housing association. We are a forward-thinking, profit-for-purpose business that works hard to improve the lives of residents in our 24,000 homes across the North West and Yorkshire.
Our work doesn’t stop at our customers’ front door. The surplus we make is invested back into the business to fund building new homes and to provide a full range of support services for some of the most vulnerable members of society including the homeless, young parents, older people and those with mental health needs.
We are extremely proud of our dedicated, passionate and friendly colleagues who live our values and work hard to make a difference every day. Working for us you will be part of something special and in return, we offer a competitive package with a range of enhanced benefits, and learning and development opportunities to help you achieve and exceed your potential.
Please note that this position requires an enhanced DBS check.
We reserve the right depending on application numbers to close or extend the closing dates for positions; we would therefore recommend an early application.