BECOME PART OF OUR FAMILY
At Springfield Healthcare, we like to think of ourselves as one big family. From the residents we care for to every member of our team, our social care heroes. We've been providing exceptional care in beautiful residential settings for over 50 years - and with a growing portfolio of care homes and care villages, we're looking for an outstanding Catering Assistant to join us.
About the Role
Reporting in to the Catering Supervisor, our catering assistants play a key role in ensuring our residents enjoy high-quality and healthy meals. You'll help us deliver the highest quality person-centred care and work closely with our care teams. And like us, you'll always want to do the best you can and constantly look for ways to improve. You will: • Help prepare and serve high quality food and beverages to our residents • Promote healthy nutrition and hydration • Provide food that meets residents' individual needs, and communicate with them to ensure they're catered for in the way they prefer • Conform to our policies and procedures, maintaining a safe working environment • Keep kitchens and dining areas clean, to meet the relevant legislation and company standards • Provide a high standard of service, promoting dignity, privacy and choice • Ensure a warm, friendly communal environment, putting residents first • Support other teams in helping our residents to achieve their personal potential
About You Naturally, you're a caring person, and preferably have experience in the catering field. We can help with training on specific skills. You're driven to provide consistently high quality food and drink that meets required needs and preferences. You have a meticulous attention to detail in terms of cleanliness. You're friendly, approachable and have excellent communication skills. You're a team player, who's outstanding in your own field with bucket loads of respect for your colleagues.
Our homes provide exceptional, kind and compassionate care in beautiful surroundings, in the heart of communities. We offer an impressive choice of care services for a wide range of age groups, with modern nursing, residential and dementia care and support, as well as respite breaks within the majority of our homes. All our bedrooms are en-suite and tastefully decorated. Our dining rooms and restaurants serve delicious and nutritionally balanced, award winning meals. Our activities programmes are exceptional and tailored to our residents from walking clubs, to round the world themed days, technology based fun or baking. We also use the sparkles scheme to ensure even the most unusual hobbies can be supported. The skills and experience of our team members means that we can offer homes that are beautiful to live in, operated professionally, and provide very high standards of care. Springfield Healthcare Group was founded by our CEO, Graeme Lee. Graeme grew up in our Garforth Care Home, which was owned and run by his parents. Since taking the reins in 1994 the company has grown substantially and always with our residents at the heart of every decision.
Everyone is important and at Springfield we all treat each other as we would like to be treated ourselves. If this sounds like the kind of place you’d like to work then apply now online! You could be working in a great place with great people in no time at all.
Rewards and Benefits We commit to making your time with us happy and fulfilling and we will offer you the opportunity to work in a vibrant and friendly atmosphere where you will be supported to develop both personally and professionally.
We offer and promote the Culture of Wellbeing, Competitive rates of pay, Referral bonus, Development Progression and Career Opportunities.
From 11 November 2021 all employees who need to enter a care facility to undertake their duties will need to be fully vaccinated (and provide proof of their vaccination status) unless they are under 18 years of age, or they are medically exempt