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Kitchen Assistant 

Job Title: Kitchen Assistant 
Job Location: Park Lodge, Wolverhampton 
Pay: Disclosed on Application 

Job Purpose: 

You’ll be responsible for safe, hygienic food storage and for making sure kitchen equipment and cleaning materials are kept in their correct places under the instruction of the Chef. 

Main Tasks: 

Participate in the preparation of a wide variety of foodstuffs under the instructions of the Chef. 
Estimate food needs, review inventory to assure that adequate supplies are available, requisition food and other supplies from stockroom or commissary. 
Carry out skilled cooking and food preparation. 
Coordinate food service activities to have meals prepared at scheduled time. 
Supervise storage and use of leftover foodstuffs and uncooked products. 
Inspect, supervise and participate in the cleaning of kitchen. 
Packages and freezes samples of all served food to comply with health regulations. 
Operates all food service equipment and machinery. 
May open and secure kitchen and dining facilities. 
Maintains records of food prepared and served and supplies used. 
Assists in evaluating new recipes and products with the Chef. 
Keeping up / maintaining legal documentation to evidence FSA hygiene standards. 
Ensure cleaning schedules and documentation is completed and filled in correctly. 
1. Have at least one years experience in a working kitchen. 
2. Catering / food preparation certificates. 
1. Experience in a Hospital kitchen setting. 
All employees should be aware that because of the nature of work Arcadia Care Healthcare undertakes there are elements of risk relating to challenging behaviour, lifting, and handling and passive smoke. Appropriate training will be offered, and staff will be expected to participate. This Job Description is a guideline and is in no way restrictive or definitive. This document is subject to review in line with changes to requirements of service provision. 

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