Catering Assistant - Part Time

East Anglia
£8.21 to £8.64 per hour

Catering Assistant – Part Time

Montague Road Nursing Home, Felixstowe

£8.21 to £8.64 per hour (dependent on qualifications) Subject to April 2020 Pay Review

13 hours per week

We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed Catering Assistant to maintain high standards of cleanliness in the kitchen at Montague Road Nursing Home whilst assisting with meal preparation and, ensuring the dietary requirements of our residents are met.

Montague Road Nursing Home supports people with mental health needs and/or dementia in a homely environment with personalised care and support. Strong interpersonal skills and a friendly, open manner are essential for success in this role.

The role of Catering Assistant will include:

  • Helping to prepare and serve meals and drinks, following food hygiene standards and ensuring the needs of our residents are met
  • Undertaking general duties as assigned, such as maintaining the cleanliness of the kitchen
  • Identifying and reporting potential faults and hazards on site, to maintain a safe environment
  • Maintaining stock levels, restocking as required and ensuring equipment is used in line with guidance notes
  • Interacting with our residents on a daily basis

Skills and experiences:

  • Experience isn’t essential as we support our staff with excellent training opportunities so this could be the start of your catering career
  • Good interpersonal and customer service skills
  • A general understanding of health and safety in the work place
  • Hold a Level 2 Diploma in housekeeping/catering or willingness to work towards

Why work for Sanctuary Supported Living?

We support vulnerable people to live as independently as possible, by building their confidence and skills to realise their potential.

We are a national organisation but we think locally. We support people through supported housing, move-on accommodation, CQC registered services, floating support and telecare services. We specialise in services for young people, homeless families and individuals, people with physical disabilities, learning disabilities, people with mental health needs and older people.

Ready to join Sanctuary Supported Living?

As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary Supported Living a great place to work, we offer you access to a range of great employee benefits and the opportunity to develop and progress within your career. Benefits include:

  • A pension scheme with employer contributions from Sanctuary
  • At least 25 days paid holiday, rising to a maximum of 30 days after 5 years service (plus public holidays) pro rata
  • Life assurance
  • Family friendly arrangements, including opportunities for flexible working
  • Health and well-being plans
  • A variety of online discounts and rewards from major retailers
  • Tax efficient savings through our Cycle to Work scheme
  • A wide range of learning and development opportunities
  • The full time equivalent for this role is 37.5 hours

We are proud to support the Department of Health and Social Care’s #everydayisdifferent campaign to encourage more people to apply to work in adult social care. If you’re considering a caring career, we have many rewarding roles at Sanctuary Supported Living. For more information on the campaign click here

For an insight into what it’s like to work for Sanctuary Supported Living, take a look at our Twitter feed or search #LifeatSanctuary


Sanctuary Supported Living is a trading name used within Sanctuary Group. © 2022 Sanctuary Group. All Rights Reserved. Images used on our website and literature may be representative and are for illustration purposes only.
Slavery and human trafficking statement (PDF 100KB)