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General Assistant - Kitchen

About Abbeyfield

The Abbeyfield Society are a national charity helping to alleviate loneliness and isolation in older people by providing companionship in our supported housing accommodation, retirement apartments and care homes.

The Home

Abbeyfield Winnersh is a dementia-friendly residential care home situated in the village of Winnersh, Wokingham. The care home is designed to allow freedom of movement throughout, flowing from one area into another.

The large garden and roof terrace has been designed to encourage outside living with lots of areas for activity or relaxation. Recently built summer houses allow outdoor activities throughout the year and help with any hobbies residents wish to pursue.

General Assistant - Kitchen Assistant

As a Kitchen Assistant you will work alongside our other kitchen staff and Chef's to ensure the residents receive healthy and nutritious meals.


  • Keeping all kitchen and store areas clean and hygienic
  • Spending time getting to know the residents, their dietary requirements and preferences
  • Managing incoming deliveries and the correct storage of goods
  • To be responsible for the daily use of catering equipment, monitoring usage and reporting any issues
  • Completing food and drink preparation and transporting prepared food to the relevant dining area to be served.

Skills & Experience;

  • Great time management
  • Well organised
  • Caring and compassionate personality, with a passion to help others in a safe manner
  • Initiative to work alone but also a team player
  • Strong communication skills
  • Previous experience is preferred but not essential as full training will be provided
  • Be able to obtain a clear DBS

In return;

  • A great work/life balance
  • Unlimited opportunities to earn £500 via our 'refer a friend' scheme
  • Pay progression within role
  • Learning and career development opportunities
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Eligibility for a Blue Light card, with huge savings

The Abbeyfield Society


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