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Kitchen Assistant

Wokingham, Berkshire
Job Type
2 Sep 2022
Circle Reading Hospital part of Circle Health Group, Britain's leading provider of independent healthcare with a nationwide network of hospitals & clinics, performing more complex surgery than any other private healthcare provider in the country. Circle Health Group are proud to be recognised as one of the UK s 25 best big companies to work for and one of the 10 best companies to work for in the health and social care sector. We have an opportunity for a Kitchen Assistant to join their team of staff in the Catering department. Applicants should meet the following criteria: A calm, caring and empathic attitude towards patients, relatives & colleagues Kitchen experience Educated to college / HND level or industry experience equivalent Knife skills and handling Basic food hygiene Understanding of COSHH and HACCP and safe working practices. Manual handling training desirable An ability to communicate effectively with people at all levels, with a commitment to collaborative working Be willing to participate in flexible working as required Must be well groomed, with a clean and tidy appearance, and prepared to adhere to the Hospital s uniform policy. Duties of this role include: To cover all kitchen duties as necessary. Together with the Head Chef, hold service briefings for daily updates. To ensure that all patients and visitors to the Hospital receive the agreed high quality food. To ensure that all food is prepared to the agreed standard. To ensure the associated documentation is completed and maintained in relation to visitors to back-of-house areas. To understand and be fully competent in understanding and fulfilling the necessary and emergency procedures and alarms. To contribute as a member of the multi-disciplinary team, sharing an understanding of others and skills and priorities. To safeguard the welfare and safety of clients and staff in accordance with the Health and Safety at Work Regulations, COSHH, manual handling and fire regulations, company and local policies and procedures. Salary & Benefits Circle Health Group is committed to offering competitive starting salaries and access to a wide range of employee benefits, including: 25 days holiday per year + bank holidays, increasing to 30 days with service Private Pension Scheme Private Healthcare Scheme for treatment at our hospitals, covering pre-existing medical conditions Friends & Family Hospital Discounts Family Friendly policies, including enhanced Maternity, Paternity & Adoption pay Non-contributory life insurance Staff engagement hub with access to discounts and extensive rewards and voluntary benefits Access to resources, tools and services to support your wellbeing Employee recognition programmes Industry leading training and development opportunities and much more
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  • Job Reference: 702532077-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Circle Health Group
    Circle Health Group
  • Location: Wokingham, Berkshire
  • Salary: £19,987
  • Bonus/Benefits: Plus Private Medical Insurance
  • Sector: Hospitality & Tourism
  • Job Type: Permanent