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Kitchen Assistant 

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

Job Purpose: 

Assisting the Chef to prepare tasty, nutritious meals that our residents and guests will enjoy. Work is performed under the general supervision of a chef. 

Main Tasks: 

You’ll be responsible for safe, hygienic food storage and for making sure kitchen equipment and cleaning materials are kept in their correct places. 
You will also: 
Ensure basic cleaning jobs are carried out as quickly as possible. 
Collect and wash up pots and pans. 
Clean food preparation areas and equipment, in addition to crockery and cutlery. 
Unload food and equipment deliveries. 
Keep the storeroom organised (due diligence) 
Keep work surfaces, walls, and floors clean and sanitised. 
Empty and clean fryers - safely disposal of used oil and replace it with fresh 
Clean shelves including legs 
Clean sinks and taps 
Descale the dishwasher weekly or more if required 
Clean and refill the breakfast and dinner trolley 
Clean fridges inside and out. Pull them out of the place and clean the floor behind them 
Defrost freezers 
Empty the bins and replace the bin bags 
Clean the extractor fans monthly 
Check the expiry date on stored food in the fridge and in the storage room and make sure that the chefs are aware of it. 
Replace dirty mops with clean mops heads daily 
Clean the insect killer light monthly 
Fill the blue roll dispensers, handwash dispenser and possible other dispensers 
Keep clean all the Critical Control Point 
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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