Kitchen Assistant (Residential)

Job Description

Do you like to connect with people, make a difference and do the right thing?  

Somerset Care is an award-winning not-for-profit provider of care across the South West. When people think about care, they think of the Somerset Care Group.

Portcullis House recruit based on values – you do not need to have experience, as we provide all the training required!

Part Time 12 hours per week 

Shift Patterns:- 16:00 to 20:00, alternate weekends

Everything we do at Somerset Care is underpinned by our four core values: Connecting with people, Making a difference, Doing the right thing and Embracing change

We really care about our staff and offer a range of excellent benefits:

  • Full company induction, ongoing training to gain NVQ & Care qualifications plus the opportunity to start an Apprenticeship
  • Enhanced pay for nights, weekends and bank holidays
  • We have partnered with Wagestream so you can access your earned wages before payday
  • Blue Light Card – provides access to more than 15,000 discounts from large national retailers to local businesses!
  • Reward and recognition – Bright Sparks, Somerset Care Group Awards, Long Service Awards
  • Refer a Friend Bonus – £350 per person you refer (Uncapped and paid on successful appointment)
  • Wellbeing support available, covering a wide range of support services and events.

Apply now to speak to our friendly recruitment team!

  • As a valuable member of our team, a Kitchen Assistant involves providing a high standard or varied menus, reflecting individual dietary requirements, and ensuring nutritional value is monitored.
  • Being a Kitchen Assistant involves helping to manage and order food stock.
  • As a Kitchen Assistant, you should maintain a clean and safe kitchen to a high standard.
  • Kitchen Assistants would help in the preparation light meal for tea time and serving of food to the residents.
  • Our Kitchen Assistant pay rate is £11.44 per hour with weekend uplifts!

“I have always felt very proud to work for Somerset Care and feel very grateful for the career opportunities & support I have been given.”

If you would like to have a chat with our friendly recruitment team, please call us on 01823 802 637 and select Option 1.

Somerset Care Group is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion / belief, sexual orientation or age.