Posted on: 28.06.2022

Hilton House – Kitchen Assistant

Job Purpose:

  • Prepare all foods, as directed by the Chef
  • Assist and execute various kitchen duties such as ensuring cleaning schedules are adhered to
  • Assist in preparation and serving of all meals, in a timely manner
  • Liaise with care team members and residents in a polite and person-centred way

Key Accountabilities:

  • Under the supervision of the Chef, assist in identifying items to be ordered to ensure enough levels of supplies for catering operation from specified suppliers, using the homes procedures
  • Operate an efficient stock control system
  • Ensure equipment supplied is used with care, in accordance with suppliers’ instructions and training
  • Ensure all equipment is in good working order and report any faults immediately
  • Prepare food items under the guidance of the chef Support the delivery and serving of food, if required
  • Understand the specific diets identified as required by residents, and share any dietary concerns with the chef
  • Be responsible for understanding Health and Safety requirements be clean, hygienic, and well always presented
  • Any incidents or accidents to be reported to the chef, and appropriately recorded and actioned
  • Be responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of those individuals they support
  • Completion of mandatory E-Learnings 
  • To embed and demonstrate our company values throughout your working day

Skills & Competencies:

  • Develop effective working relationships with other employees within the team
  • Work with the chef in a positive way, and be proactive in identifying duties that need to be completed
  • Liaise and communicate effectively with care team members to understand the dietary needs of residents that use the service
  • Be polite and respectful in any communication with the team, residents and or external visitors 
  • Seek opportunities for personal and professional growth
  • When interacting with residents, be person-centred, and promote respect and dignity


  • Approved Elementary Food Hygiene Certificate 
  • Good English Written and verbal

You will have:

  • Experience of working in a care environment
  • Experience in role applied for 
  • Excellent written and verbal interpersonal communication skills 
  • Experience in a customer facing environment 
  • Genuine interest in working within a caring environment
  • Knowledge of texture modified diets 
  • Knowledge of Health & Safety and personal responsibility
  • Experience of working with kitchen equipment and appliances and
  • understanding the risks involved
  • Satisfactory DBS Check


  • 28 Days Holiday (Including Bank Holidays)
  • Auto Enrolment Pension Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Long Service Awards
  • Employee Referral Bonus Scheme 
  • Apprenticeships available 

Join The Team And Receive £1000!

Are you a dedicated and experienced Care Assistant or Senior Care Assistant looking to continue your career in one


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