Basic Job Overview
> Catering Assistant<
> Cardiff <
> Job Type: Full Time / Permanent <
> Salary: £10.75/hour <
About The Role
Salary: £10.75 per hour based on a 37.5 hours per week, term time only
As a Catering Assistant at Ty Coryton Home and School you will plan and prepare meals for children with Autism and the team that support them. You will need to be aware of the Health and Safety guidelines and ensure that tasks are undertaken in a safe and efficient manner, always ensuring your own and others safety.
Ty Coryton is a specialist school and home in Cardiff for children with complex needs associated with autism. Our welcoming approach blends education and care with therapeutic support. Our pupils who have autism and learning disabilities thrive in small classes with support from a dedicated and creative team of education professionals and therapists.
Orbis Education & Care is a sector-leading provider of specialist services for children and adults with complex needs associated with autism. We specialise in providing individualised placements for unique individuals. At Orbis Education and Care we pride ourselves on our diverse workforce, and ensuring we have an inclusive environment for all our staff. We remain committed to ensuring our teams can bring their true selves to work without risk or fear of discrimination.
A day in the life of a Catering Assistant with Orbis Education and Care Involves:
Ensuring the smooth running of the kitchen in the absence of the Head Chef;
Working in a catering kitchen, making sandwiches, roll, toasted sandwiches, etc;
Storing, preparing and serving food and beverage items supporting the chef on a daily basis;
Cleaning and storing equipment, crockery, cutlery and utensils in a safe and hygienic manner;
Daily cleaning of all areas of the kitchen in accordance with the home schedules and specifications, using appropriate equipment, chemicals and work methods;
Ensuring documentation duties and procedures are maintained for efficiency and accuracy i.e. temperature of food and equipment;
Observing and maintaining the highest standards of personal hygiene, confidentiality, courtesy and consideration to all clients, colleagues and visitors to the home;
Ensuring segregation and prompt removal of waste to designated collection points, in accordance with the company’s Safe Waste Handling Procedure;
Ensuring all equipment is maintained and cleaned in the appropriate manner. Reporting any maintenance problems to the Manager as soon as any problems occur and keeping accurate records.To be a successful Catering Assistant with Orbis Education and Care, you’ll need:
Food Hygiene Certificate – any level;
Ideally you'll have experience in a care home setting, although desirable this is not essential.In return, we offer:
A fully paid Induction Training Programme and DBS
Enrolment in a Company Pension Scheme.
Career progression opportunities – we have an excellent track record of internal promotions!
Eligibility for a “Blue Light Card” for additional discounts at a range of retailers.
Enhanced maternity/paternity pay after 12 months of employment.
‘Refer a friend’ scheme – earn up to £1000 per Support Worker or Learning Support Assistant you refer to work for us.
Loyalty Bonus- £300 After 1 year service
£25 Xmas Voucher.
Life Assurance – after probation.
Medicash Health Plan – after probation.
Employee Assistance Scheme, including confidential Counselling and Support Sessions and access to Salary Financing Services.At Orbis Education and Care we pride ourselves on our diverse workforce, and ensuring we have an inclusive environment for all our staff. We remain committed to ensuring our teams can bring their true selves to work without risk or fear of discrimination
To apply for this job please visit www.cv-library.co.uk.