Kitchen Assistant (Weekends)

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Number of Positions:
Contract Type:
Part Time
Contract Details:
Up to £11.23 per hour, including all enhancements
Working Hours:
10 hours per week, 2pm - 7pm, every Saturday and Sunday
Closing Date:
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New Forest
Belmore Lodge
Lymington, Hampshire

Job Description

Kitchen Assistant

Based at Belmore Lodge in Lymington, Hampshire

10 hours per week, 2pm - 7pm, every Saturday and Sunday 

Additional hours / overtime opportunities available to suit your circumstances

Up to £11.23 per hour, inclusive of all enhancements

Pay breakdown:

Basic Pay Rate: £8.91 per hour

Plus £1.50 p/h weekend enhancement 

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 Kitchen Assistant and make a difference

Now is the time to find a new, rewarding career, delivering care, compassion and commitment. Our multi-award-winning team provides the highest standards of care and comfort to support our residents’ health and wellbeing.

You’ll contribute to the exceptional care we provide to our residents, keeping true to our values of being ‘friendly, kind, individual, reassuring and honest’. The role involves undertaking all kitchen domestic duties to the highest possible standard. You will support our fabulous Chefs by carrying out duties including dishwashing, using kitchen equipment, 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.

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.