Assistant Cook - Northamptonshire

Kitchen Assistant

37.5 hours per week

Easton Maudit

£9.01 – £9.70 per hour (depending upon experience)


My client is a local charity who need an experienced Kitchen Assistant to work in their residential care service for adults with learning disabilities in rural Northamptonshire. 

You will required to:

  • Support the Catering Manager in the day to day running of the kitchen ensuring that the residents eat well and have a healthy diet
  • Preparing and cooking all food to the highest possible standard and in line with the residents’ dietary needs, using fresh ingredients
  • Deputising for the Catering Manager during times of absence
  • Clearing and ‘cleaning down’ after all meals
  • Assisting in keeping the whole kitchen area clean and tidy in line with Hygiene, Health and Safety Standards
  • Ensuring all Health and Safety, COSHH, RIDDOR and Food Hygiene practices are observed and maintained at all times

For this role you will need to have:

  • Previous experience of working in a busy kitchen environment
  • A Level 1 Basic Food Hygiene Certificate
  • Willingness to work towards Levels 2 and 3 in Food Hygiene
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety, Food Hygiene and Cross Contamination Essential Standards and Practices
  • A full UK driving licence and use of a car due to the remote location

My client can offer an excellent package including:

  • A generous sick pay scheme which rewards loyal staff members on completion of the qualifying period
  • 30 days annual leave
  • A workplace pension
  • Comprehensive professional training development opportunities

For more information please call Elite on 01604 879345.

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