- Job Reference
- Falkirk, Scotland
- Job Description
- Post Code
- FK5 4NA
- Min Pay Rate
- Max Pay Rate
- Role Highlights
Caterine Assistant - 20 Hours Per Week
Shifts - 8am to 7pm (2 days per week)
£8.91 + time and half overtime rate
- Job Copy
You’re a hard-working individual with experience working in a busy kitchen. Ideally, you’ve already got some experience in a care home setting. You’re also a caring person who understands how important mealtimes are to older, vulnerable people. You’re a good team player who takes pride in your job and is happy to go the extra mile. You know the importance of food hygiene and health and safety rules. Above all, you want to be a valued member of a friendly team. You’re keen to progress in your catering career and do your bit to improve the nutrition of older people.
Reporting to the Head Chef, you’ll make sure all kitchen equipment and areas are properly cleaned. As part of our hard-working team, you’ll also help prepare tasty, nutritious meals that our residents and guests will enjoy. For example, you’ll take pressure off the chefs by cooking breakfast in the mornings. At main mealtimes, you’ll add those much-loved finishing touches like custard or gravy. You’ll be responsible for safe, hygienic food storage and for making sure kitchen equipment and cleaning materials are kept in their correct places. In return, we’ll give you lots of support, training and opportunities to progress in your career.
As a Kitchen Assistant at Care UK, you can look forward to:
- Competitive pay – Overtime rates
- Fast-track career options, e.g. to chef
- Quality training to develop your skills
- Stakeholder pension
- Childcare vouchers
- Free PVG (Disclosure Scotland)
- Free uniform
- Thousands of online and in-store discounts
About Care UK
We run over 120 homes and day clubs across the UK. We provide residential, nursing, dementia and end-of-life care for older people. As one of the UK’s leading care home providers, our goal is to help every employee fulfil his or her potential – with first-class training and support.
- Where you'll work
Caledonian Court is an established and welcoming care home in a quiet part of Larbert, Falkirk. Our experienced and skilled team provides a comprehensive range of care services, including permanent and respite residential, nursing, dementia and end of life care.
Caledonian Court is accessible from the M9 and M80 motorway. The home is also close to both Larbert and Camelon train stations and has bus links to the centre of Falkirk, Bonnybridge and Carronshore.
At Caledonian Court, we offer rewarding, fulfilling careers that are full of opportunity. We support all our team members with innovative training and clear career paths, and you can enjoy working in a friendly, supportive environment where our residents' wellbeing is at the heart of everything we do.
Care UK is committed to ensuring that it employs people with the right mix of talent, skills and potential and will assess every applicant fairly regardless of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, responsibilities for dependents, age, physical/mental disability or offending background. Having a criminal record will not necessarily prevent you from working with us, it will depend on the nature of the role and background of any offence.