Kitchen and Waiting – Bank (zero hours, casual cover only)

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Up to £11.23 per hour, including all enhancements
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Bank basis, Zero hours contract covering shifts as and when required
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New Forest
Various homes
Various locations

Job Description

Kitchen and Waiting vacancies – Bank (zero hours, casual cover only)

£8.91 per hour (M-F) £10.41 per hour (Sat & Sun)

Additional 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

We are looking to recruit casual kitchen and waiting staff to support our care homes across the New Forest and Lymington. If you are able to work flexibly across the week to cover a variety of hours and you have catering and/or waiting experience having worked in restaurants, hospitality, care homes or similar backgrounds, we would love to hear from you.

Ideally you will have transferable skills working with customers to high standards and if you are a car-driver with the ability to travel across the local area, this will also support your application.

Our multi-award-winning team provides the highest standards of care, comfort and hospitality to support our residents’ health and wellbeing.  You’ll contribute to the exceptional service we provide to our residents and the first-class catering and dining experience they receive.

Your role may include duties such as:

  • Waiting tables
  • Clearing down and laying tables
  • Food and drink preparation
  • Washing up

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 is helpful but isn’t necessary. If you do have work experience of working in a kitchen, catering, restaurant or similar background then this will be an advantage. Ideally you will have some transferable skills working with customers to high standards.

Why choose Colten Care?

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.