Frances Taylor Foundation Careers

Catering & Housekeeping Assistant

£11.11 - £11.11 Per Hour
England, North West England, Merseyside

Job Title: Catering & Housekeeping Assistant 

Pay Rate: £11.11 per hour

Shift Patterns: Monday - Friday, 9am - 2pm

Location: Fernley Resource Centre, Blundell Ave, Freshfield, Formby - L37 1PH

Are you looking for a new challenge, hard -working and passionate about food and can undertake high quality housekeeping and laundry duties?

Then this may be the job for you, and we want to hear from you!

As part of a team, the post holder will assist with the purchase, preparation, cooking and serving of nutritionally balanced lunch time meals on a daily basis. The post holder will also have responsibility for housekeeping duties, cleaning, laundry and general cleaning of the building.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • To be responsible for the hygiene, safety and efficient running of the kitchen and catering areas by applying the Food Safety and Hygiene Regulations and the Health and Safety at Work Regulations.
  • Make regular checks on food stocks, (both fresh and packaged) and order these as required in accordance with the ordering/purchasing practices.
  • To support service users at meal and snack times enabling them to enjoy a good and healthy intake of food and refreshments in a socially acceptable manner. To contribute towards creating an environment that aide’s social interaction for service users.
  • To be responsible for the safe and proper storage of chilled and dry food stocks, and for the proper disposal of any food on which the expiry date has been exceeded.
  • Ensure legislation and regulations concerning environmental health, health and safety I across the service are, COSHH, laundry and kitchen areas are maintained.
  • Act immediately upon the discovery of unsafe /unclean area or damaged appliances and utensils, and alert senior managers and ensure that items or areas are not used by anyone until made safe or replaced. Ensuring that that all areas including the general areas/ laundry /kitchen/catering areas are left clean and secure, that duty- that ovens are switched off, refrigerator doors closed etc. Check daily that the refrigerators are set at the correct temperature.

“Seeing people laugh and smile because of something you’ve done is a brilliant feeling – knowing you’ve made a real difference to someone’s life” – current employee

We offer our employees a wide range of benefits from:

  • No Weekend Working
  • No Evenings/Nights
  • No Bank Holidays
  • No Lone Working
  • 28 days holiday including Bank Holidays
  • Comprehensive Company Sick Pay scheme
  • Training and Development
  • Peoples Pension
  • Free beverages whilst on duty
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Diner Service- At a discounted price!

About the service:

Fernley Resource Centre provides a unique and specialised day support service for adults with learning disabilities, people who have complex and multiple disabilities and associated health care needs. The Resource Centre has been purposefully designed to be vibrant, fun and stimulating for the people we support and is located within the beautiful surroundings of the pinewoods.