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Kitchen Assistant

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CATERING ASSISTANT

At Springfield Care Villages we've been providing kind, compassionate care in beautiful, uplifting, award winning environments for over 50 years and we're looking for a catering assistant care assistant to join us at Chocolate Works Care Village in York. We are a Yorkshire based group and the wellbeing of our people is at the heart of everything we do. We strive to be the best in everything we do, so if you are looking for a new opportunity or a change of career where you can make a difference, we can help you.

About the Role

Our catering assistants are the heart of our homes. 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. Like us, you will always want to do the best you can and constantly look for ways to improve.

Your duties will include helping to prepare and serve high quality food and beverages to our residents whilst you promote healthy nutrition and hydration.
You will serve food that meets residents' individual needs and communicate with them to ensure they're catered for in the way they prefer.

About You

Care home experience is not essential for this role (although it’s great if you have some) as we will offer full, dynamic training. The skills we’re looking for include:

  • Kind and caring with passion for people
  • Listening and great at making conversation with people from all walks of life.
  • Team player who works really well with others.


About Us

Chocolate Works Care Village is a beautiful care home in a fantastic location, within the heart of the local community. We offer residential and dementia care, as well as respite breaks.
Our dining rooms and restaurants serve delicious and nutritionally balanced meals all prepared by our experienced chefs.
Our activities programmes will be tailored to our residents from walking clubs, to round the world themed days, technology-based fun or baking.


The skills and experience of our team members means that Chocolate Works Care Village is beautiful to live in, operated professionally, and provide very high standards of care.

Rewards and Benefits

We support all our staff personally and professionally, and we commit to making your time with us happy and fulfilling.

We are recognised by Investors in People. The award demonstrates the work we are putting into our people management, including our growing focus on staff wellbeing. The feedback our teams shared with IIP is wonderful to read, and the process has highlighted some great areas for continued growth. The accreditation contributes to our goal for Springfield to be known as a great place for people to start, grow and develop their career in care.

In addition, we offer a fantastic package of benefits including;

  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Excellent induction and ongoing training
  • Healthcare plan offering 24/7 access to doctors and counsellors, cashback on prescriptions, eye care, dental care and more.
  • Flexible working hours to ensure you have the work / life balance that you require
  • Discount card for money off at 100s of high street stores.
  • Mental health first aiders and dedicated Wellbeing Lead
  • Referral bonuses
  • Employee of the month incentive
  • Seasonal giveaways
  • Long service awards

Everyone is important and we all treat each other as we would like to be treated ourselves. Springfield strives to make a positive difference to the lives and wellbeing of its residents and staff

Do you want to make a positive difference? If so, please get in touch and we can help you grow your career with us You could be working in a great place with great people in no time at all!

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Job Details

Salary: £10 per hour
Location: York
Type: Permanent - Part Time

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