Kitchen Assistant

Cygnet Health Care
Closing date
10 Jun 2022

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Job Sector
Catering & Hospitality
Contract Type
Full Time
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We are looking for an outstanding Catering Assistant who’s passionate about food and wants to make a difference. 

You’ll be working 32 hours a week at Cygnet Fountains, creating an excellent experience for the people in our care. 

Cygnet Fountains is a high dependency inpatient rehabilitation service for men who have severe and enduring mental illness and who may have been detained under the Mental Health Act. The individuals we support come to us following multiple placement breakdowns, failed treatment programmes or stepping down from secure settings & currently holds a CQC rating of 'Outstanding'.

At Cygnet, our perks go way beyond pension schemes and excellent professional development.

You’ll also enjoy shopping, travel and leisure discounts – as well as a range of healthcare and financial benefits – to support you to be happy both in and out of work.

With us, you’ll have the chance to progress your career in a vibrant, supportive culture tailored to help you thrive.

Apply now to enjoy excellent career prospects while being part of an organisation that cares about helping people.

Your day-to-day... 

Prepare, cook & serve nutritional, balanced and appetising meals
Provide special diets, taking into account individual preferences & needs  
Liaise with nursing colleagues to meet patients’ nutritional & dietary needs 
Maintain the cleanliness of the kitchen, service areas & dining room
Ensure compliance with health & safety standards and Food Hygiene Regulations 
Handle, maintain & store kitchen equipment in accordance with Cygnet procedures 
Use chemicals in line with Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) regulationsWhy Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

Strong career progression opportunities 
Expert supervision & support
Employee referral scheme
Pension scheme
“Cycle to work” scheme & employee discount savingYou are... 

A skilled Cook who can work under pressure 
Preferably experienced in the care sector 
Able to plan nourishing & attractive menus within available budgets
The holder of a food hygiene certificate, with good personal hygiene standards
Polite & professional, with a positive attitude to internal & external quests at all times
An excellent communicator able to liaise with people at all levels
Able to work under your own initiative, as part of a team & under supervisionSuccessful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

Cygnet Health Care has been providing a national network of high-quality specialist mental health services for more than 30 years. In this role you’ll have the chance to make a real impact on patients, service users & their families.

If you are interested in the role please click 'Apply' or email (url removed)
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