Food Service Assistant – Hampden House

Blossom into a new career with The HICA Group! Apply to be a Food Service Assistant today!

The HICA Group has an new opening for a Kitchen (Food Services) Assistant to work at our home in Harrogate, Hampden House!

The company is unable to sponsor the employment of international workers in this role. You will be required to provide evidence of your right to work in the UK.

Pay & Hours:

  • Rate of Pay – £11.50 per hour
  • Hours of Work – 34 hrs per week. Casual positions also available (As and when required)
  • Shift Pattern – Working to a rota covering 7 days per week (every other weekend).

The Role:

  • You will prepare and serve food and drinks to our Service Users.
  • Ensure the cleanliness of the kitchen area is up to the highest standard.
  • Be aware of specific needs and preferences from our Service Users.
  • Keeping cleaning products safely stored as well as ordering cleaning products for the kitchen.
  • Using a person-centred approach towards our Service Users during meal times.

About you:

  • Working towards or holds a relevant NVQ Basic Food Hygiene qualification.
  • Previous experience of working in a Kitchen environment.
  • Excellent knowledge of individual dietary needs.
  • A good understanding of those with challenging behaviours.
  • Good communication and organisational skills.

Rewards and benefits package:

  • Be supported by our highly trained and dedicated team including Team Leaders, our Deputy and Registered Manager.
  • Fully comprehensive induction and development support from our in-house training team including E-Learning and shadowing shifts
  • Savings on your shopping – up to 8% in some retailers
  • Refer a friend bonuses up to £200
  • The HICA lottery – prizes up to £2000+
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Techsave loans – borrow money to buy technology based gifts and repay through your wages over 12 months
  • Prizes from fun competitions such as our Hall of Horrors guess the manager, our bonfire bonanza voucher giveaway and our 12 days to Xmas prize extravaganza

About Us:

Hampden House is a 66-bed purpose-built nursing home located within the prestigious Duchy Estate. The home provides the highest level of facilities and services from personal and nursing care, short-stays and end-of-life care.

Providing ‘exceptional care for the individual’ is at the centre of our ethos, where quality of life is as important as quality of care.

HICA Group are a ‘Not for Profit’ organisation providing a range of care services to older people and people with learning difficulties both within residential and nursing homes and within the community.

The successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS check.