Kitchen Assistant

Solihull, UK Req #300
15 May 2024

Role: Kitchen Assistant
Location: Solihull

Rota : 24 hrs p/w

Shift Pattern: 08:30-17:30 Wk1-Fri, Sat & Sun Wk2- Wed, Thurs & Fri

Pay Rate: £11.44


The Abbeyfield Society are a national charity helping to alleviate loneliness and isolation in older people by providing companionship in our supported housing accommodation, retirement apartments and care homes.

This is a brilliant opportunity for someone who would be interested in joining our organisation, to support our Independent Living Service in Solihull. If you are looking for a rewarding role to fit around you, Abbeyfield would love for you to join us.

You can never underestimate the power a friendly face and a home cooked meal has on someone’s day. This is a varied role, with resident wellbeing at the forefront of what we do.

As a Kitchen Assistant your tasks will include -

  • Keeping all kitchen and store areas clean and hygienic
  • Managing incoming deliveries and the correct storage of goods
  • Working alongside the Cook to provide healthy meals to our residents
  • To be responsible for the daily use of catering equipment, monitoring usage and reporting any issues
  • Completing food and drink preparation and transporting prepared food to the relevant dining area to be served.

Our ideal candidate for Kitchen Assistant will have the following qualities-

  • A cheerful and friendly demeanour
  • Understand the needs of older people
  • Organised and Proactive 
  • Has a Level 3 Food Safety certificate or willing to undertake through Abbeyfield.

What Abbeyfield can offer in return

  • A great work/life balance with great job satisfaction
    Competitive rates of pay
    Unlimited opportunities to earn £500 via our 'refer a colleague' scheme
    Menopause Friendly accredited workplace
    Pay progression within role
    Child Care Vouchers
    Supportive leadership with amazing learning and career development opportunities, Professional Standards and Career Pathways
    Enhanced holiday entitlement for long service
    Medical cashback scheme allowing costs of medical expenses (dental, opticians and much more) to be claimed back.
    Occupational sick pay
    Eligibility for a Blue Light card, with huge savings

Other details

  • Job Family Housing & Independent Living
  • Job Function 1. Operations
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Min Hiring Rate £11.44
  • Max Hiring Rate £11.44
Location on Google Maps
  • Solihull, UK