Catering Assistant- The Grange/ Court

Buckshaw Retirement Village is a not for profit organisation dedicated to delivering high-quality, person-centred care to the individuals who we support. We are currently looking for a friendly and reliable person to join our catering team providing a high-quality meal service to our residents across the village.

Buckshaw Retirement Village provides a new concept in retirement living with distinct communities offering options for ownership and rental in an attractive and well-appointed location.

What we’re looking for:

As a Catering Assistant you will be carrying out food safety checks and maintaining hygiene standards in line with environmental health regulations in order to ensure the provision of high-quality meals to our residents.

Experience of food handling and knowledge of environmental health regulations is advantageous but not essential as we offer a comprehensive induction program.

What is important, is that you have good communication skills and are able to work as part of a team. You should also be friendly and approachable enabling you to build up good relationships with our residents.

Flexibility is essential as you will need to work on a rota basis providing cover across the village. This position is for 25 hours per week to provide cover on a 2-week rolling rota basis. Shifts are as follows:

Week 1- Tuesday 2:30pm to 7pm, Thursday 8am to 3pm, Friday 1:30pm to 8pm

Week 2- Tuesday 1:30pm to 6pm, Thursday 8am to 2pm, Friday 12 to 8pm, Saturday 11am to 7pm, Sunday 8:30am to 4pm.

Your new rewarding role in Care comes with many added benefits such as:

Salary - £9.16 per hour
Retail, supermarket, holiday, entertainment & cinema discounts
Discounted local & national gym memberships
Access to save as you earn schemes and low cost loans
Hospital and Death Benefit plans at prices you can’t find on the Highstreet
Employee assistance programme & access to free counselling
Refer a Friend bonuses
Free parking
Access to funded qualifications and genuine career opportunities