Kitchen Assistant

£8.72 hourly
  • Temple Ewell Nursing Home
  • Dover, UK
  • Sep 29, 2020
Part time Healthcare Social & Care Work

Job Description

JOB TITLE: Kitchen Assistant, 28.5 hours per week

REQUIREMENTS: Certificate in Basic Food Hygiene.

JOB SUMMARY: To assist the cook in ensuring that the kitchen is run efficiently.

ACCOUNTABLE TO: The Kitchen Manager and Home Manager.


1. To follow the Home’s menus for high tea ensuring special dietary needs are met.

2. To ensure clients are given a choice of menus and that choice is documented.

3. To ensure that all documentation is kept up to date according to current legislation.

4. To be aware of HACCP and all food hygiene regulations and keep abreast of legislative changes as they occur.

5. To care for all kitchen equipment and ensure that it is being operated correctly and safely.

6. To ensure that the kitchen, food store and equipment is cleaned and maintained according to the kitchen cleaning schedule.

7. To be conversant with Health & Safety policies including COSHH regulations and to report any accident/unusual occurrences to clients, other staff or self, promptly to the person in charge of the Home at the time.

8. To report immediately to the Manager any machinery or equipment suspected of not operating correctly or in any way a danger or hazard.

9. To wear protective uniform whilst at work.

10. To attend all training courses offered.

11. To be aware of the Home’s Policies and Procedures.

12. To hold in confidence all personal information entrusted to you. To not under any circumstances discuss the clients or Home practices with client’s relatives or anyone not in the employ of the Home.

13. To adhere to the Home’s ‘No Smoking Policy’.