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Kitchen Assistant - To cover Maternity Leave
Gainford Care Homes
Gainford Care Homes


JOB TITLE:                                            KITCHEN ASSISTANT


ACCOUNTABLE TO:                          HOME MANAGER


RESPONSIBLE TO:                             COOK


Job summary

To assist the Cook in the provision of qualitative service of the highest stand to service users and staff.



1.                               To be aware of and undertake with the supervision all Health and Hygiene Regulations relating to the provision of a service of the highest standard.


2.                               To ensure that the cleanliness of all catering equipment and appliances is of the standard required by Environmental Health regulations.


3.                               To ensure catering supplies storage areas are clean and that food is stored correctly.


4.                               To assist in the cleaning of all kitchen areas and floors.


5.                               To assist with meal preparation as directed by Cook and sandwich/meal preparation for staff.


6.                               To assist with social functions within the Home as required.


7.                               To ensure dishes are washed and stored appropriately and any specific requirements are undertaken at Cooks request.


8.                               To be aware of the Fire Regulations and Health & Safety procedures and ensure that they are carried out under the Cooks supervision.


9.                               To work toward obtaining Health & Hygiene Certificate.


10.                           To attend in-service training or educational sessions as required.


11.                           Any other duties as directed by Cook


12.                           To carry out all duties as cook when necessary


This job description may alter due to the changing needs of the service we are required to provide.


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