Kitchen Domestic (full-time)

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Job Reference: coltencare/BV/83/304
Number of Positions: 1
Contract Type: Full Time
Contract Details: Permanent
Salary: £8.72 per hour plus enhancements
Working Hours: 37.5 hours per week, Mon-Fri, shift 07:00-14:30
Closing Date: 31/01/2021
Job Types: Catering
Cluster: Bournemouth & Poole
Site: Brook View
Location: West Moors, Ferndown, Dorset

Job Description

Kitchen Domestic (full-time)

Big rewards for learning apprenticeships, offering up to £2000 training incentive for new employees! (terms apply)

Based at Brook View nursing home, West Moors, Ferndown.

37.5 hours per week, shifts are 07:00-14:30 Monday to Friday

Additional hours / overtime opportunities available to suit your circumstances


Basic Pay Rate: £8.72 per hour

Plus £1.50 p/h weekend enhancement, when applicable

Enhancements for a relevant, job specific NVQ or Diploma Level qualification are paid as follows: NVQ 2 additional 56p p/h, OR NVQ 3 additional 82p p/h


Join us as a full-time Kitchen Domestic and make a difference

Our multi-award-winning team provides the highest standards of care and comfort to support our residents’ health and wellbeing.

In this role, you will undertake all kitchen domestic duties to the highest possible standard. You will support our fabulous Chefs by carrying out duties including dishwashing, using kitchen equipment and machinery, preparing salads, sandwiches and drinks and maintaining general Health and Safety standards. All this activity supports the wellbeing of our residents through the delivery of high standards of nutrition and hygiene.

We are delighted to announce that for a limited time period, we are offering new employees the optional opportunity to start an apprenticeship, studying towards a Level 2 or 3 in catering. What’s more we will pay you an incentive of up to £2000* for undertaking apprenticeship training. So, if you are looking for a new career in catering, Colten Care will support you both financially and developmentally. It’s a ‘win-win’ for everyone - you’ll gain a professional qualification and be rewarded for making a positive difference to the lives of our residents.

*terms and conditions apply/paid in instalments

In addition, working with us offers you a superb range of benefits including:

  • Paid breaks
  • Support with professional development and diploma qualifications in hospitality
  • Excellent inductions, training and ‘on the job’ support
  • Friendly team and great support network of internal professionals
  • Real career progression opportunities
  • Staff recommendation reward scheme
  • Annual pay review
  • Additional hours / overtime opportunities to suit your circumstances
  • Choice of hot or cold meals and drinks on duty
  • Free uniforms
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Background checks at no cost to you

About You

Previous experience of working in a commercial kitchen is desirable. If you have experience working in a kitchen, catering, restaurant, hospitality or similar background then this will be an advantage to your application. Ideally you will have some transferable skills working with customers to high standards.

About Us

We are a family-owned care home provider with 21 homes in Hampshire, Dorset, Wiltshire and West Sussex. All are fantastic, homely environments registered for nursing care, with four specifically dedicated to dementia care. Seven of our homes are officially rated Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission. We are a long-standing beacon of excellence in elderly people’s care and the UK’s highest rated ‘Large Care Home Group’ on the public review site (rating awarded March 2020).  

For more information about joining the catering team, please call 01425 482477.