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Catering Assistant
  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/63937/10203
  • Published: Tue 15/09/2020, 10:55 AM
  • Closing on: Wed 14/10/2020, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.0 hours per week
  • Salary: £9.30 per hour
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Staines

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Catering Assistant

We provide Care 24/7 in our 51 bedded residential home.

Working with an enthusiastic team, ranging from all ages, cultures and experiences. Your role may require time interacting with residents. You will also have the opportunity to join in with internal events and entertainment with the residents, as well as an extensive range of trips.

We are a strong team that works with each other to provide the best possible care and environment for our residents.

Experience is not essential for this role; full training will be provided. As long as you have the heart to care, you are already halfway there. There are continuous opportunities for development with internal and external training and promotions available.

To be shortlisted to interview for this position, your application will clearly evidence:

  • A basic understanding of written and spoken English
  • A basic understanding of what care is
  • The heart and desire to care for others

If you're someone who takes pride in your work and happy to go the extra mile, then we'd love to hear from you.

We look forward to hearing from you and please see attached job description for more information.

Job Details

To assist and support catering staff in the day-to-day operation of the service, as directed, to ensure a high standard of food preparation and to work as part of a team. The role holder will provide a catering service by assisting catering or care staff in the preparation, cooking and serving of nutritional, well presented meals to meet the dietary requirements of the residents. They will maintain a safe working environment through observation and implementation of Health and Safety and Environmental Health Regulations in order to meet statutory and departmental requirements. The role holder will implement and maintain menu systems and stock control in order to ensure cost-effective use of resources, and maintain kitchen equipment to agreed standards by regular checks / maintenance in order to ensure an efficient delivery of the service.They will keep the kitchen equipment, crockery and utensils clean and hygienic and report concerns to their manager. They will assist in monitoring the wellbeing of residents and the service provided by observation and reporting to ensure that quality standards and care plans are met.

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For an informal discussion contact Beata Gozdur on 01483 404937 or by e-mail at We look forward to receiving your application. 

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The job advert closes at 23:59 on 13/10/2020.

Interviews will take place week commencing 19/10/2020

From flexible working to job sharing we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years’ service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.

An enhanced DBS ‘Disclosure and Barring Service’ check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) and the Children’s and Adults’ Barred List checks will be required for this role.

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