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Kitchen Assistant - Abbeyfield House

About Abbeyfield

We have an exciting new opportunity at Abbeyfield House for a Kitchen Assistant to join our team!

The role is based on part time hours of 21 hours a week, working over 3 days 10am-5pm. This will include shifts over weekends too. 

About us:

Situated in the cultural suburb of New Malden and surrounded by areas of natural beauty, easy access to public transport links and a bustling high street nearby, Abbeyfield House is a purpose built Dementia Care Home. We offered tailored and personalised packages of care, 24 hours a day to up to 36 residents at any one time. Each resident will have a beautifully furnished ensuite room, with a spacious, sensory garden and communal areas to enjoy.

The role:

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

As a Kitchen Assistant your tasks will include -

  • 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.

About You:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Ability to be a team player, but also use own initiative
  • A relevant certificate in Food Hygiene Level 3, or be willing to complete this.

What Abbeyfield Offer You:

At Abbeyfield, we are committed to rewarding our staff for their hard work. Our benefits include:

  • Competitive pay
  • 31 days paid leave, including bank/public holidays
  • Comprehensive induction
  • Unlimited opportunities to earn £500 via our 'refer a friend' scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Pay progression within role
  • Learning and career development opportunities
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Company pension
  • Discounted gym membership
  • An employee assistance programme
  • Cycle-to-work scheme
  • Shop and save vouchers
  • Medical cashback scheme allowing costs of medical expenses (dental, opticians and much more) to be claimed back
  • Opportunity to obtain a 'Blue Light Card', offering discounts in various locations. 

If you would like to be considered for the role of Kitchen Assistant at Abbeyfield House, please click apply on this advert and someone will be in contact to discuss the role in more detail with you.

We look forward to hearing from you!

The Abbeyfield Society


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